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Random Acts Of Kindness

Updated on June 25, 2013

You don't need a reason to help others.You might not have the time to volunteer but does not necessarily mean you cant do random acts from your heart just the smallest things can make some ones day who is struggling or just needed a reason to smile.Just a pray some times can help you are more blessed for doing a small random act then to receive.Doing all the good we can makes a selfless act performed by a person or people wishing to either assist or cheer up an individual person or people just gives you that warm heart feeling.Brighten another person's day by doing something thoughtful,nice and caring for them.Random act of kindness is a way of showing others that they count and that even in the face of hostility and selfishness,you're making a stand for kindness.By doing kind acts for others,you're helping to create kindness-aware communities that value generosity of spirit and action and kindness toward others as essential parts of a healthy community.Here are some suggestions for encouraging others with your random acts of kindness

Random Acts For Service Men And Women

You could always start of with all the men and women who keep us safe and makes a different every day in our community police officers,fire departments and paramedics.You could send prepackaged treats with a card thanking them for there services and how we appreciate there help.Make a poster and display it outside thanking them is a nice way to show your appreciation.On holidays for the ones that have to work and cant be with there family's send in a card to show how much you appreciate them.May be you work as one of the service people where you could Show a coworker a nice random act.Show them a little love by just taking them out to lunch or send them a card with a funny joke to put a smile on there face again if they had a bad day.Giving out compliments or just a big smile can spread from one person to another.Standing in a elevator or in a long line help it go a little smother by giving a nice complement or a big smile.

10 Random acts Of Kindness Ideas

1.Leave an envelope of small change and stick it to or feed a parking meter,soda machine,coffee table at the coffee shop or send a note on a napkin with a message saying you paid for the coffee and to have a good day.Launderette tape a envelope of money to the washing machine for a free wash.Pay for a family's dinner at a restaurant.

2.Gift cards are good to put inside a book.Go to your local library and hide a gift card in a book or the local christian store and hide a gift card inside the bible.Gift cards for a restaurant for homeless people is a wonderful way to give them a chance for a good meal.

3.Next time you get a red box movie tape on a pack of popcorn with a little note saying"Random act of kindness" on it.Grab a sticky note put a note on it and stick it two two dollars so the next person that rents the movie can get another movie on you.

4.Go inside a hospital and on the pop machine leave some change for a pop or the snack machine.Drop of chemo packages with hand sanitize,soft tissues,hand lotion,journal,pen,snack and water may be a few magazines disposal toothbrushes and hard candy to suck on as the mouth gets really dry.

5.Send a care package to the soldiers over sea.You could put blankets for the cold nights,cookies,baby wipes as they don't get to shower much and when they do it is limited to a certain time.Books,magazines,toiletries,socks,iTunes gift card,DVDs and stationery to write to there loved ones.Know hand out to a homeless person.

6.Donate your old clothes to a shelter or donate a pack of diapers to a women and baby shelter.

7.Love to cook well make a little extra and leave meals on neighbors door step for a free night of not cooking and more family time.Add ice cream or book store gift cards in the neighbors mail box for a little extra family time.Especially if the family is in need of little extra love.

6.Fill a zip lock gallon bags with toothbrush and toothpaste,comb,deodorant,mouthwash,snacks like granola bars,apple sauce,cheese crackers,bottle water,hand sanitize and a gift card for coffee or hamburger from MacDonald's or add a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

7.The holidays is a special time of year and you can spread the joy by random acts by taping candy canes to drive through ATM machines.Make little bags of goodies for the children at a school that is in need by picking a grade.Buy a bag of groceries and hand to some one coming into the store or leave in a grocery cart or add money to a grocery gift card and pass to the person behind you.Volunteer to ring the salvation bell or donate toys to them or toys for tots just knowing that one more child will be waking up Christmas morning with a smile on there face.

8.Donate to harvest food bank or a church food bank.Churches all ways need donations money or food or adopt a family that is in need.

9.Grab a jar and save your lose change in the jar and then when it is filled to the top randomly hand it out to a random person or leave on a door step or donate it to a church.

10.Offer to mow an older persons grass for free or weed there gardens

Random act of kindness day is unofficial holiday around the world.Carry out a random act of kindness,with no expectation of reward,safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.


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    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      It is very obvious that you have a big heart. Many of your ideas are good ones.