What started as a simple high school class assignment, is now a viral hit across the world.
The assignment in marketing class was to create a blog and try to get 1,500 page views.
But one student far exceeded that goal by focusing on a the simple mission of kindness.
"People don't just think about it as much and so when I go to a restaurant and someone holds the door open for me I smile because its just something that doesn't happen often," said Chelsea Kalar, Junior at Bettendorf High School.
Each blog post features a picture and a personal story behind the thoughtful act.
"One of the stories was a lucky penny one and my mom would say find a penny and pick it up and so I put pennies all around town," said Kalar.
And people worldwide connected to it. After her first post on January 21st, more than 600 people viewed it. Tweets and messages came from as far away as Australia.
"I think there is a genuine interest in the random acts of kindness and I think she did a really good job of trying the acting of kindness into something that was so personal for her," said Mark Pisel, Business Teacher at Bettendorf High School.
While the class project was only supposed to last two weeks other students have pitched in to help the blog grow.
"Everyone likes to see someone put a smile on someone else face and it really makes someone days the thing that she does," said Bettendorf High School student Bailey Vandeheede.
"Everyone is involved with the project now so we all feel some kind of personal connection so everyone could help spread the idea," said Bettendorf High School student Josh Kanyon.
Now they are reaching out to the community to pitch in their stories.
"I think Chelsea has proven that one person can make an impact all over the place," said Pisel.
"It makes me feel great because the purpose was to make someone feel great everyday," said Kalar.
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