Ellen DeGeneres speaks out on the importance of kindness

When it comes to caring and kindness and just being plain awesome, Ellen is hands down the first person most people think of. She’s raised $12.5 million for breast cancer research, $10 million for survivors of Hurricane Katrina. She’s given $1.7 million to schools, $21.6 to charity, and $35 million to her own viewers. Watch her acceptance speech as she receives The People’s Choice Humanitarian Award.