In an era where face-to-face conversations and contact are declining, building connections, resilience and empathy can make all the difference for kids’ well-being.
Our mission is to help kids and teens build more meaningful connections and create more inclusive and empathetic communities.
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A LEGACY OF HEARTWARMING
Continuing Milton Hershey’s Mission
Building connections with those around us has never been more important for our children, and the future of our communities.READ THE STORY
Meaningful connections and friendships are essential in today's complex world. We believe that the smallest heartwarming gesture can make a big difference. That's why we're partnering with leading organizations to promote social and emotional connections at home, school and in the community.
Great Minds, Working Together
We’re partnering with organizations and experts doing great work in communities everywhere.
Small Steps for Big Changes
Use these resources to learn more about the power of heartwarming actions.