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Inspired by PA's favorite neighbor

1-4-3 or I-Love-You. From the City of Brotherly Love to the birthplace of Fred Rogers, America's most beloved neighbor, Pennsylvania is a place where kindness and gratitude to those who make up our community is part of who we are. That's what makes PA such an incredible place to live.

Fred Rogers regularly used 143 as his special code for "I Love You" - based on the number of letters in each word. From today forward, the 143rd day of the year is #143DayinPA-a day when we encourage our residents to share the acts of kindness and good deeds they do for each other.

In times of uncertainty, simple acts of kindness mean the most. Help us reflect on how grateful we are to have each other and promote your kind acts now by sharing on social with #143PA! Let’s all do our part and help Pennsylvanians feel the love. Happy #143DayinPA!

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#143DayinPA Kindness Tracker

Starting on May 22nd, we'll see just how far a little kindness can spread. Every time you do something nice for someone, tell us about it using #143DayinPA. Just imagine the change we would see in the real world if all 12.8 million PA residents participated.

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Kindness Generator

Looking for new ways to connect with the people in your community and show your appreciation for our essential workers? Try our act of kindness generator. Enough small acts could bring the entire state together.

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Celebrate The Helpers

As we celebrate #143DayInPA, we believe it is especially important to show our gratitude to the essential workers across Pennsylvania. These are the people that Fred Rogers would call “the helpers.” Take some time to show our essential workers you appreciate them by placing our 1-4-3 Day sign in a window of your home or by downloading our 1-4-3 Day in PA Toolkit to help spread the kindness movement.

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Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person. Fred Rogers
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