Being ‘nice’ can get you free Strange Donuts

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -  This is one way to get people in St. Louis to be more kind to one another,  giving away free donuts.

"We call it the polite pass," says Jason Bockman.  "So it just says, `You're nice. `"

This doughnut do-gooder is not necessarily trying to fight crime, with say a cruller.

No, the Strange Donuts founder is just taking their motto: "Be Nice, Stay Strange," to the next delicious level.  He is giving away six free donuts for random acts of kindness.

"There`s a book by Thomas Soul, I was reading, and it says people respond to incentives. People are always incentivized," says Bockman.

Bockman felt it was his sugary civic duty to try and make Mound City a better place with people living by the golden rule.

But he won't say where the cards are located.

"Could be banks, DMV's, restaurants, bars, where you get your hair cut," says Bockman.

So truth, justice, and the American way to our hearts is through our stomachs.

The Strange Donuts do good card might seem like a novel idea. Maybe it's the Gateway City and rest of the country that needs to stumble upon the cards, just by being kind.


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