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L'Oreal Paris honoring Boca Raton woman for kindness group

Posted at 1:56 PM, Nov 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-13 18:18:24-05

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- A Boca Raton woman is being recognized by L'Oréal Paris for a group she created that focuses on kindness.  

Laura Reiss created Kindness Matters 365 in 2008 when her daughter was at Sunrise Park Elementary School. The after-school program focuses on educating children about the importance of being kind. The group talks about being kind to themselves, being kind to others and looks at ways to have a positive impact in their communities.  

Since the not-for-profit organization was founded, the group has grown to 90 chapters in nine different states.  

L'Oréal Paris honored Reiss as a Woman of Worth, one of 10 women in the United States to receive the honor. Reiss got $10,000 to help forward the Kindness Matters mission.  

One of the 10 women will receive the top National Honoree and receive an additional $25,000. Votes can be cast until November 30th.  

Click here for information on how to vote.