Be Kind. Make a Difference

Kindness Ideas

There are so many ways that you can be kind to others.

It doesn't take a lot of effort or time to impact positively another person’s day in a meaningful way!  

Deliberate, planned expression of kindness helps everyone, enhance our relationships, and adds to the quality and abundance of life.

Here are a few to get you started!

  • Collect books for your local library.
  • Make a donation to your favourite charity.
  • Eat lunch with a new colleague, co-worker or school mate.
  • Volunteer to do grocery shopping for a senior.
  • Return your shopping cart (and someone else’s) to the cart stall.
  • Surprise someone with flowers or a special treat.
  • Call your parents, sibling, or someone else to get caught up.
  • Visit a friend or neighbour, co-worker in the hospital.
  • Start a conversation with someone whom you do not usually speak with.
  • Make a donation to an animal shelter.
  • Give a homeless person a hot drink and muffin.
  • Offer to shovel snow or mow a lawn for someone with mobility issues.
  • Volunteer at your child’s school, your church, in your community, or a seniors home.
  • Leave a note of appreciation.
  • Drop off warm clothes or toiletries to a shelter.
  • Clean up a park or sidewalks in your community.
  • Sign up for organ or tissue donation.
  • Bake a special treat and take it to work to share.
  • Buy one thing for a Food Bank each time you go grocery shopping.
  • Run an errand for a senior in your neighbourhood.
  • Help someone who is lost with the directions.
  • Acknowledge service providers and tell them they are appreciated.
  • Set aside time to volunteer for a worthy cause.
  • Leave a bit earlier so you have time to be friendly on the road.
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