Kindest Kid vote: Which amazing child should win the grand prize?

Nov. 20, 2014 at 9:49 AM ET


Acts of kindness come in all shapes and sizes. TODAY and Sprout are teaming up to celebrate those from the smallest among us with Sprout's Kindest Kid contest.

The winner will appear live on TODAY, earn the title Sprout Chief Kindness Officer, get a trip to New York City to visit Sprout’s corporate headquarters and receive a $5,000 charitable donation made in his or her name.

Watch the stories of five finalists below. All of the children are amazing — but which one is your favorite? 

Find the official voting rules here.

Finalist #1: Sierra from Madison, Conn.
She beat cancer, and now raises money for Make a Wish and delivers care packages to other sick kids in the hospital. Read more here

Finalist #2: Kayden from Meriden, Kansas
Instead of working on his Christmas list, he spreads holiday cheer by writing cards to troops serving abroad. Read more here

Finalist #3: Jayla from Virginia Beach, Virginia
Meet the 5-year-old helping the homeless with her "Little" bags. Read more here

Finalist #4: Colin from Rochester, New York
This 8-year-old boy warms hearts by providing coats to the needy. Read more

Finalist #5: Tavin from Alexander, Arkansas
After a devastating tornado destroyed his community, Tavin took $100 of his own savings and gave it to survivors rebuilding their lives. Read more.

Hear about last year's winner: 

This updated story was originally published Sept. 3 at 8 a.m. ET.