February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day.

It doesn’t take a big act to make a BIG DIFFERENCE!

You never know what someone is going through.

A few nice words or a small act of kindness can make a big impact.

It might even save a life.

Throw kindness around like confetti!














Not sure where to start?  Here is a list of some kind acts to get you started!

  • Leave money on vending machine for someone
  • Bake cookies for the elderly
  • Serve at a homeless shelter
  • Let someone go in front of you in line
  • Give a stranger a compliment
  • Make dinner for a family in need
  • Insert coins into someone’s parking meter
  • Buy flowers to hand out on the street
  • Leave letters of encouragement on people’s cars
  • Buy a movie ticket for the person behind you
  • Pay for someone’s meal at a restaurant
  • Write letters to soldiers
  • Participate in a fundraiser
  • Donate to a charity
  • Hold open the doors for people
  • Thank a teacher with a gift
  • Walk a neighbor’s dog
  • Babysit for free
  • Plant a tree
  • Do a favor without asking for anything in return
  • Leave treats in the breakroom at work
  • Bring flowers to a crisis center, hospital or nursing home
  • Buy an ice cream cone for a child
  • Shovel your neighbor’s sidewalk
  • Learn to say hello in a different language
  • Prepare a meal for your family
  • Pay for a stranger’s library fees
  • Give our warm drinks to people on a cold day
  • Send a letter instead of a text
  • Help someone cross the street
  • Snap a photo for a group
  • Give away a gift card that you will never use
  • Perform a concert at a retirement home
  • Leave your waiter a generous tip
  • Spend time with your parents/grandparents
  • Mentor a younger child
  • Bring someone breakfast in bed
  • Hold the elevator for someone
  • Write an encouraging message on a napkin
  • Leave a good review
  • Endorse someone on LinkedIn
  • Pay for someone else’s dry cleaning
  • Let someone else pick the movie or what to watch on TV
  • Write a list of things that you appreciate about a friend
  • Make a handmade card
  • Bake someone a cake
  • Teach someone how to do something that you are good at
  • Laugh often
  • Reminisce
  • Donate used books to a library
  • Feed the birds
  • Respect the wildlife
  • Compliment a parent on how well-behaved their child is
  • Be a welcoming neighbor
  • Reply to a post you enjoy
  • Ride your bike or walk
  • Use a travel mug
  • Bring reusable bags to the grocery store
  • Eat local
  • Take a walk outside
  • Drink more water
  • Read a book
  • Try something new
  • Set goals for yourself
  • Be spontaneous
  • Start a piggy bank for a cause
  • Clean your room
  • Compliment drivers on how well they parked
  • Leave a surprise in a library book

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