Help Tony's Grandkids With Their Education

Hi everyone, It’s Leon from The Kindness Diaries on Netflix. This past week, I was told the tragic news that one of the most influential people in my life, Tony Holmes had passed away.

For those of you who don’t know Tony, we met when I was filming season 1 of The Kindness Diaries in Pittsburgh. We crossed paths in a local park and I embarrassingly asked if I could stay in his home that evening, not knowing he was in fact homeless and living on the streets. Tony opened his heart and let me into his world for one day and he let me stay the night with him. That one night with Tony changed my life forever as he showed me that true wealth is in our hearts not in our wallets. Not only did Tony change my life, but he’s inspired millions of people, all around the world to be kinder, more empathetic and compassionate with his selfless act of kindness.

With Tony’s untimely passing, I’m now reaching out to ask for help for the man that gave so much to the world. We are aiming to raise  at least $10,000 to pay for the education goals for Tony’s grandchildren Djmeel and Malik.

Djmeel’s dream is to go to trade school or a certificate program and although Malik is young, we want to do everything we can to make sure he never has to worry about his education for the rest of his life. With your help, we can give these kids a bright future, and it all came from the incredible kindness of their grandfather.

Thank you Tony for everything you did for me. You will live on in my heart forever and continue to inspire millions of people around the world to be kinder.


  • Henry Holmes 
    • $20 
    • 2 d
  • Julia N. Zettl 
    • $20 
    • 3 d
  • Melina Lettsome 
    • $20 
    • 5 d
  • Amy Walding 
    • $25 
    • 5 d
  • Nora Pritchard  
    • $25 
    • 5 d
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The Kindness Diaries 
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