Spread Happiness

Spread Happiness

Host a screening, volunteer, donate a book – there are so many ways to get involved and spread the message of Project Happiness.
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Teach Happiness


Can you teach happiness? YES!
Project Happiness has curriculum available for grades K-12, plus an online course for colleges, universities, or anyone wanting to explore their own personal happiness. More.

Why Happiness


3.22 million kids, ages 7-17 were treated for depression in the past 5 years. This is more than double the number from the previous 5 years. Learn more.


We give 100% because YOU give 100%. At Project Happiness we make you this guarantee – 100% of your public donations goes to pay for Project Happiness programming. We feel so strongly about this promise that even the fees that credit card companies charge to process your donations get covered by our angel donors so that 100% of your public donations go to provide happiness to those in need.
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Our Reach

Project Happiness programs span the globe and are currently used by public and private schools, colleges , universities and NGO’s in 49 states and more than 55 countries. The film has been translated into Spanish, German, Korean, and Hindi and there are requests to expand that selection. Thanks to the generous support of Google for nonprofits, we are now able to provide a detailed view (including GPS coordinates) of every school and organization that has received free Project Happiness materials.
Learn more about our reach.

Latest Blog Posts

Conversation with Angel Gustavo Ruiz, Latin America Program Director – Agent of Happiness

Prof. Angel Gustavo Ruiz is the President and Founder of Circulo de Estudios del Nuevo Pensamiento AC and Program Director of Project Happiness in Latin America. Gustavo Ruiz also started International Day of Happiness (www.internationalhappinessday.org), a collaboration between Project Happiness and Club de la Felicidad, as a movement to promote happiness as a universal goal and aspiration in the lives of human beings around the world. Here’s a transcript of conversation between Seema Handu (COO at Project Happiness) and Gustavo … Continue reading

Happiness Now: What Do the U.N., Pharrell and Ellen Have in Common?

Originally published in the Huffington Post – March 19th, 2014 From Pharrell William’s song “Happy” at the top of the Billboard chart, to Ellen’s “I am Happy” hoodie, worn backstage at the Oscars, happiness is in the news. Thursday, March 20 is the second official U.N. sanctioned International Day of Happiness, andpeople all around the globe are taking the opportunity to focus on happiness. From Nigeria to Mexico, from Australia to the U.K., just to name a few… individuals, families and communities … Continue reading

Conversation with Hector Estrada – Agent of Happiness

Hector Estrada is a true Agent of Happiness. Born in Mexico, he arrived in the United States with only a dream. He wanted to express his authentic self and create beauty. Against all odds, he started a life and step by step gained confidence, skills and a community. From the start he gave back, through volunteering. Dealing with his own early trauma and challenges only strengthened his desire to be there for others. We are grateful to Hector for sponsoring … Continue reading

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