21 Ways to Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day!
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21 Ways to Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Feb 15, 2018

Saturday, February 17th, is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It's a day that has grown in popularity over the years. And for good reason: being kind feels good.

Random acts of kindness


Here are 21 random acts of kindness you can do:

  1. Stop at a child's lemonade stand and buy a drink.
  2. Surprise a neighbor with freshly baked cookies or treats!
  3. Getting a coffee? Buy one for the person behind you in line.
  4. Help a pedestrian safely cross the street.
  5. We all know parents who need a night out. Offer to babysit for free.
  6. Hold the elevator door open for someone in a hurry.
  7. Purchase extra dog or cat food and bring it to an animal shelter.
  8. When you're at the supermarket, let someone with just a few items go ahead of you.
  9. Give a friend or family a plant or flowers.
  10. Have a clean-up party at a beach or park.
  11. Leave your waiter or waitress a generous tip for good service.
  12. Write your partner a list of things you love about him or her.
  13. Run an errand for a busy friend or family member.
  14. Email or write a person who made a positive difference in your life.
  15. Let another car merge in front of you.
  16. Offer to give directions to someone who looks lost.
  17. When you're at the grocery store, help people return their shopping carts.
  18. Bring food or snacks for the people you work with.
  19. Make sure every person in a group conversation feels included.
  20. When you're with family and friends, focus on them instead of your cell phone.
  21. Become an organ donor.


There are so many other potential random acts of kindness. Do whatever you can—on February 17th and every day!

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