When we called to speak to Christopher Fain from Albany, immediately we knew that he was someone passionate about the volunteer work he does for sick kids at Albany Medical Center. He got a little choked up when we told him he was nominated to be a Hometown Hero by a friend who admires his heart and his good will.

After speaking with Chris for a few minutes, we began to marvel at the work he and his foundation does. It's called the Kindness Is Foundation and their mission is simple, but much appreciated. Here's what we learned about the "Kindness Is Foundation" from Chris' friend Pam who wrote to us and hear why we chose him to be the March 2020 Hometown Hero:

This foundation has created a "kindness cart" located at the children's hospital at Albany Medical center. Once a week Christopher makes his rounds and hands out treats, activities for the children and toiletries for the parents. You never know when you will have to rush to the hospital in the middle of the night with a sick child, Christopher tries to help ease the parent's burden and give them a few items.

Here's the call we made to Chris, informing him that he was March's Hometown Hero:

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

Click here to see how you can nominate a hero for the month of April.

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