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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Jumpstart inclusion, empathy & kindness in your school or community.

The application period has now closed. More information on winners and additional opportunities coming soon!

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The inspiration to create connections.

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FEATURED PROJECT

Makers of Good Teen Summit

Check out highlights from our national summit on overcoming social isolation.

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FEATURED PROJECT

WE Are Love Project

Spread love in your community. Use these WE Are Love resources to plan and kick off your own local campaign.

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Milton Hershey

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.

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RESEARCH MATTERS

Teaming Up With the Best

Learn what Hershey and Harvard are doing to help parents set their kids up for success.

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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.

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Small Steps for Big Changes

Use these resources to learn more about the power of heartwarming actions.

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