MAUMEE, OH—The Luken T. Boyle Campaign for Kindness will host its Annual Kindness Rally at  Hensville Park on Sunday, July 23, 2023, from noon – 2 p.m. to commemorate the anniversary of  Luken’s passing and observe a “Day of Kindness” in Northwest Ohio.  

On July 31, 2017, after an incident of online bullying, fourteen-year-old Luken T. Boyle sadly took his own life. The Luken T. Boyle Campaign for Kindness was started by Luken’s mother Samantha to teach empathy and spread kindness in her son’s honor. To celebrate the life and legacy of Luken and the mission of the Luken T. Boyle Campaign for Kindness, they will host its annual Kindness Rally at Hensville  Park on Sunday, July 23, 2023, from noon – 2 p.m. The afternoon’s itinerary will include a kindness proclamation by Mayor Kapszukiewicz, live music by Max Boyle, appearances by University of Toledo  Football Coach Jason Candle, Central Catholic Irish Dance Team, Muddy, food, kid’s face painting and games, and more! 

Following the Kindness Rally, supporters are invited to attend the Mud Hens afternoon game and can purchase a Mud Hens game ticket with our kindness group directly for $11 via 

Along with the Kindness Rally at Hensville Park, the Luken T. Boyle Campaign for Kindness hopes to engage all of Northwest Ohio for a city-wide day of kindness on Sunday, July 23, 2023. New this year,  attendees can give a gift of intentional kindness by participating in the Kindness Angel Tree since it is  “Christmas in July” supporting four area non-profits (Connecting Kids to Meals, HARC, Inc., Helping  Hands of St. Louis, Nightingales Harvest).

Luken T. Boyle Campaign for Kindness Rally on Sun., July 23, 2023 

Hensville Park, Monroe St. & N. St. Clair St.
noon-2 p.m.
Kindness Proclamation by Mayor Kapszukiewicz
Live Music by Max Boyle (The Voice) 
Central Catholic Irish Dance Team (IDT) 

For Immediate Release – June 30, 2023
Contact: Samantha Boyle
Phone: 419-481-3874

About Luken T Boyle Campaign for Kindness:

The Luken T Boyle Campaign for Kindness was founded in memory of Luken T Boyle with the mission to advocate and empower youth to find their voice and facilitate positive conversations with kindness to help those affected by bullying/cyberbullying (victims, perpetrators, and by-standers)  by speaking in schools, establishing Kindness Rooms in schools, by presenting our program and addressing online/social media issues.