PEOPLE Magazine

PEOPLE was founded in 1974 with one central mission: To celebrate ordinary people doing extraordinary things and extraordinary people doing ordinary things. PEOPLE and GoFundMe have partnered to support individuals, communities and organizations by sharing their GoFundMe story and encouraging people to help others.

The Kindest People in America 2022

GoFundMe and PEOPLE are proud to celebrate the Kindest People in America recipients for their commitment to helping those in their communities and beyond. Support the honorees to help them continue to spread kindness every day.

Team Chase Foundation

The DeBarros Family started the Team Chase Foundation to honor their late son, Chase Soares, who passed away in a tragic automobile accident in 2020. Since then, their organization focuses on inspiring kindness and compassion over all else, just as Chase did, through outreach, scholarships, and “Chase Challenges.”

Chords for a Cause

Founded by sisters Sandhya and Tanya Mahesh, Chords for a Cause is dedicated to using the endless possibilities of music to change lives. Since its creation, the organization has put on more than 250 concerts to raise funds for hospice and memory care facilities, relief efforts in Ukraine, children with disabilities, and more.

30 Acts By 30

From making homemade desserts for local firefighters to fulfilling school supply lists and making care packages for animal shelter employees, Bryan Tsiliacos is on a mission to complete 30 acts of kindness before he turns 30.


Jan Goodman’s goal is to transform the community through the power of plants. Her roaming greenhouse travels around the Boston area raising funds for a variety of charities.

The Davis Brothers

When disaster strikes, the Davis brothers don’t hesitate to help. Following last year’s winter storms in Texas and this year’s Hurricane Ian, this duo jumps into action supporting affected communities by cutting down trees, donating chainsaws and supplies, and even raising funds to donate to local charities supporting recovery efforts.

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