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Random Acts of Kindness in Canton

Use the hashtag #PatchRandomActs on Facebook or Twitter to spread the word about a selfless act you witnessed or experienced in your town.

Have you noticed your friends or neighbors making a difference in the Canton area? We want to know about it!

Whether it's taking a stray dog to a shelter, taking out trash for a sick neighbor or helping out in a community garden, every random act of kindness is appreciated by the community.

We want to see how many random acts we can inspire across the United States in the 905 communities Patch covers. 

If you know of someone who has done a good deed in Canton, tell their story in the comments section below.

Also, be sure to spread the word on Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtag #PatchRandomActs.

To keep the momentum going and it pay it forward yourself, here are some ways you can help others in the community:

Tell us: What are some volunteer opportunities in Canton? Who are some people who are doing selfless acts of kindness in the community?

Wesley February 18, 2013 at 07:51 PM
My neighbor runs GrassRoots Lawn Service. He is a young man with a young family, surrounded on three sides by old people. When he saw me struggling to cut back my crepe myrtles and the fellow across the street teetering on a ladder trimming his tree, he sent his crew to do the work for us. At no charge, with nothing expected in return. Then, he did it again the next year. What an astonishing and generous act of kindness.
Bend Your Knees, Inc. February 19, 2013 at 01:18 AM
Our 12 year old son courageously battled a cancerous brain tumor, while faithfully trusting God for each day. During Collins' 10 month journey we were blessed with many random acts of kindness. There are two that stand out for us. 1. Collins insisted on going to school even if we had to check him out that morning to go to get intravenous chemo, our day was long. We would make it back to Canton from Egleston barely in time to get Collins some dinner and have to allow at least an hour from eating so they he could go home and take 7 chemo pills before bed, so I phoned my husband and son to meet me and Collins at Pizza Hut so we could get a quick dinner. We practically had the restaurant to ourselves only a couple of other people were there and the staff. We finished up and asked for the check but the waitress said it was already taken care of. What a blessing! And we have no idea who blessed us.
Bend Your Knees, Inc. February 19, 2013 at 01:19 AM
con'tfrom above from Collins Dixon's Family 2. Our precious Collins was called home to be with Jesus on 1/14/2012. Heartbroken we tried to plan his service. Everyone knew of Collins' love for the Georgia BullDogs the wonderful staff at Sosebee funeral home had almost everything to offer us that they knew would say "Collins". So we make it through the service and head to the cemetery and the most beautiful Georgia Bulldog vault in black granite with Collins' name engraved on it was there for Collins. It was so perfect and we have no idea who made this possible the bill was Paid in Full. We are so grateful and blessed to live in this community that embraced us with compassion and truly selfless giving. The Collins Dixon Family

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