LittleLight Production: Illuminating Manhattan with Acts of Kindness

Spreading positivity and creating safe spaces during the Holiday Season.



(Photo courtesy @ LittleLight Production)

In a city associated with hustle and bustle, a shining beacon of kindness is emerging. LittleLight Production, a New York City based organization committed to spreading positivity and compassion, has announced an inspiring initiative just in time for the holiday season. As part of their inaugural project, LittleLight Production is embarking on a mission to transform areas where negativity has left its mark. The organization is canvassing Manhattan, targeting locations where posters of Israelis being held in captivity in Gaza have been torn down. In place of these remnants of distress, they're leaving behind bright and inspiring stickers, injecting a dose of optimism into the urban landscape.

Illuminating Manhattan with Kindness
LittleLight Production is made up of a small group of volunteers throughout the tristate area that was established in the wake of the horrific Hamas terrorist attack on Israel on October 7th. The organization is on the forefront of inviting a conversation around care in New York City to support a community of co-existence. 

“As we build community, I am simply thankful we can do our part to light up this moment by refreshing our most basic motherly and fatherly instincts and encouraging co-existence. This is what LittleLight is all about – inspirational energy and flipping awareness to what we want it to be,” Zev Ziegler, Volunteer Director for LittleLight Production, told Goodnet. 

Spreading Holiday Cheer
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is traditionally a time of celebration and hope. LittleLight Production decided to channel this spirit by bringing literal light and joy to the streets of Manhattan for the duration of the Holiday season. The organization understands the impact of small gestures, and the placement of uplifting stickers serves as a reminder that kindness can thrive even in the most unexpected places.

“Hanukkah is a time to celebrate the miracle of lights. And this holiday season, we are spreading those glimmers of light through a message that we hope resonates with anyone who accepts or needs it, especially during this unimaginable time,” Ziegler stated on the LittleLight Website, adding, "It’s become abundantly clear amid the horrific reality affecting people at this moment that the world needs more of this light to help bridge the divides and all commonly share beautiful, inspiring moments."

Inspiring Others to Spread Light
LittleLight Production's initiative goes beyond the physical act of placing stickers; it serves as an invitation for others to contribute to a more positive environment. By choosing locations with a history of distress, the organization is sparking a chain reaction of goodwill and encouraging individuals to consider how they can contribute to the wellbeing of their community.

“We continue to spread those glimmers of light through a sticker in a way that resonates with anyone who accepts or needs it, especially during this unimaginable time. If you want to amplify your own light with some stickers, I hope you’ll join us by requesting some from this link. Remind us that light and love can pop up in the most unlikely places,” Ziegler said. 

In a world that often feels chaotic, initiatives like LittleLight Production provide a glimmer of hope and a reminder of the power of kindness. LittleLight Production's decision to celebrate Hanukkah and the holiday season through acts of kindness in Manhattan showcases the transformative potential of compassion. As they traverse Manhattan, adorning it with uplifting stickers in unexpected places, the organization is leaving an indelible mark on the city, one that extends far beyond the holiday season. 

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