Each year on February 17th, National Random Acts of Kindness Day grows in popularity. It is celebrated by individuals, groups, and organizations nationwide to encourage acts of kindness.
The movement of Random Acts of Kindness inspires people every day. As a favorite celebration for many, people everywhere are enjoying doing these acts of kindness. Not only do the acts of kindness bring joy to the receiver, but they spread positive reactions to the giver, too!
HOW TO OBSERVE #RandomActsOfKindnessDay
Make a note to do nice things throughout the day. Are you looking for ideas?
We’ve collected a few that will get you started.
*Pay for the coffee or meal of the person in front of you in line.
*Leave a kind note for someone, no explanation needed.
*Share words of encouragement. You never know who might need them.
*Put your skills to work for someone in need.
*Drop off a load of groceries at the local food pantry.
*Mail a “thinking of you” card to someone you’ve not to talk to in a while.
*Order a bouquet of flowers to be delivered to anyone in the hospital. That means, call the florist and tell them to pick a hospital or nursing home and deliver flowers to the person the front desk thinks needs it the most. It could be a sick child, an elderly person with no family or a college student down on their luck.
*Send a thank you note to the local fire department, police departments, or any military personnel.
*Just smile.