Bucketfilling Message Effective in Businesses and Schools

By Lisa Carolin, The Livingston Community News According to “The Bucket Man” Merrill Lundgren, the message about filling people’s buckets by saying or doing nice things, is more important than ever during these tough economic times. The Genoa Township resident, who will turn 90 next year, is “preaching the gospel of...

Filling Buckets, Touching Lives — Speaker Looks to Spark Positive Changes

By Lisa Roose-Church, DAILY PRESS & ARGUS As a chubby child, Stacey Lundgren learned firsthand how mean children can be to one another.As an adult, the single mother of five is teaching Livingston County schoolchildren how to be “bucket-fillers” — people whose daily words and actions are positive, loving, respectful, encouraging...

Buckets of Love: Key to Joy Is Pail Full of Kind Words

By L.L. Brasier – Detroit Free Press Staff Writer It was heady stuff for John Cole’s fourth-grade class at William Beaumont Elementary School in Waterford. And emotional enough that some cried. The 10-year-olds were participating in a Bucketfillers For Life exercise – a program designed by a retired business executive...

Filling Buckets with Kindness

Shawn D. Lewis / The Detroit News AUBURN HILLS — The Avondale School District is on a mission to transform its early elementary students into bucket fillers. Not by drawing water from wells, but simply by being nice to each other. The district hopes to use the bucket premise to...

Bucket, Dippers Teach Respect to Spring Mills Students

From the Milford TimesMilford, MI – May 10, 2007 By Jessie EllisSTAFF WRITER Filling buckets isn’t really all that hard, the fifth graders at Spring Mills Elementary learned on Friday. All it really takes is kindness and respect for others. Stacey Lundgren of Brighton-based bucketfillers.com came to the school to...

Fill ‘er Up: Floyd Students’ Buckets Overflow with Kindness

Midland, MI Floyd Elementary students were told to put a lid on it and for a good reason.  It wasn’t a new concept to the students, however, because they had read the book “Have you Filled a Bucket Today?” which taught them about filling their “buckets,” or lives, with kindness,...

Teaching Kids to Fill Buckets

From the Daily Press & ArgusLivingston County, MI – Sept. 14, 2003 By Buddy Moorehouse – Metro Editor Are you a bucket filler or a bucket dipper?You’ve probably never pondered the question before, but I want you to ask yourself: Are you a bucket filler or a bucket dipper?OK, I...