This is a tried and tested lesson that can be used for character education programs in middle schools. This lesson can be taught in 30 minutes as part of the Stand by me program or as part of an already implemented character education program. Stand by Me is a movement started in Ohio whose mission is to "love your neighbor." This document includes 1 lesson on EMPATHY that include links to videos and corresponding Google Slides that can be used for presentation to students. This lesson includes a hands-on activity to keep students engaged. This lessons requires little to no prep and will encourage middle school students to reflect on how they can love their neighbor better.