To EMPOWER and UNITE the world with KINDNESS.
Life Vest Inside is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that inspires, empowers and educates people of all backgrounds to lead a life of kindness. We equip people worldwide with the necessary tools to recognize their potential and build self-esteem so that they can become a catalyst for positive change in the world.
We set out to effect global change and reignite human connection through inspirational media, technology, education, and on the ground social engagement.
WHY UNKINDNESS EXISTS?
There are endless combinations of reasons why unkindness exists and it varies for every person.
There are endless solutions that LVI is putting into play.
Kindness is a universal language that transcends race, religion, ethnicity and nationality. Life Vest Inside is committed to spreading the message of kindness in the hearts and minds of the global community; inviting them to see just how fun, easy and accessible kindness truly is.
Why we exist?
While many organizations are established to tackle social issues including bullying, substance abuse, depression, crime, Life Vest Inside takes a proactive approach and prevents those issues from materializing. Through research and analysis, LVI understands that a lack of self-value is the core root to a vast array of social issues plaguing society. At LVI, we help to build self-esteem in the belief that once people see the value within themselves, they will begin to see that value in others. This behavior becomes self-perpetuating, and spurs an “upward spiral” of kindness.
In 2010, Life Vest Inside Founder, Orly Wahba set out to create a film, Kindness Boomerang, about the power of spreading kindness, the power each of us has to make a difference.
One script, one day of filming.
Kindness Boomerang Went Viral!
Kindness Boomerang reached over 100 million people globally, and with that Life Vest Inside (LVI) was born. LVI has been featured on TED, The TODAY Show, NBC, CBS, ADWEEK, International Business Times and more.
In just under 5 years we have started a kindness revolution and we have the initiatives to prove it!
A unique SEL curriculum designed to easily implement the themes of kindness, compassion and empathy directly into existing school curricula.
A supportive global online network of individuals from over 120 countries ranging from a vast array of cultures, religions, and ethnicities dedicated to breaking social stigmas and learning to educate themselves and their communities to accept and embrace our inherent differences.
Project Hope Exchange
The ﬁrst of its kind, worldwide digital collection of 30- second anonymous audio messages of hope (ranging from physical health, mental health and life challenges) from people who have been through an adversity to others currently facing those same adversities.
Dance for Kindness
The largest annual worldwide celebration to kick off World Kindness week that unites over 50 countries in fulﬁlling acts of loving kindness.