Rare Disease Day – 2020

100 Acts of Kindness for Families

  • Put change in a vending machine.
  • Hold the door open for someone.
  • Do a chore for someone without them knowing.
  • Tell a joke.
  • Play a game of trivia on free rice.
  • Return someone’s cart at the store.
  • Give candy to your bank teller.
  • Leave a letter in a library book.
  • Feed the birds.
  • Leave happy notes around town.
  • Put a small bin in your car to collect recycling.
  • Call your grandparents and ask them about their childhood.
  • Pick up litter.
  • Let someone go ahead of you in line.
  • Compliment a friend.
  • Wash someone’s car.
  • Write a thank you note for your mail carrier.
  • Plant something.
  • Bake dessert for a neighbor
  • Walk dogs at the animal shelter.
  • Check in on an elderly neighbor.
  • Set up a lemonade stand and donate the profits.
  • Send a card to a service member.
  • Bury treasure at the playground.
  • Set the table for dinner.
  • Leave bubbles on someone’s doorstep.
  • Put money on a stranger’s layaway bill.
  • Tell someone why they are special to you.
  • Donate outgrown clothes.
  • Buy a coffee for a stranger.
  • Pass out stickers to kids waiting in line.
  • Talk to someone new at school.
  • Write chalk messages on the sidewalk.
  • Weed or shovel for a neighbor.
  • Donate food to the food pantry.
  • Bring flowers to your teacher.
  • Tell a manager how good your service was.
  • Tape change to a parking meter.
  • Donate socks and supplies to the homeless shelter.
  • Give a lottery ticket to a stranger.
  • Call a friend you haven’t seen in a while to say hello.
  • Tape money for the ice cream truck to a friend’s front door.
  • Take treats to the fire station.
  • Read a book to someone.
  • Leave heads up pennies on the sidewalk.
  • Donate a book to a doctor’s office waiting room.
  • Tell someone how much you love them.
  • Say hello to everyone you see.
  • Make someone else’s bed.
  • Hold the door open for someone.
  • Wave at kids on school buses.
  • Sing songs at a nursing home.
  • Invite someone to play on the playground.
  • Tell the principal how great your teacher is.
  • Donate a toy to Toys for Tots.
  • Turn off the water while brushing your teeth.
  • Say thank you when you see service members.
  • Fill a kindness jar with candy for another family.
  • Make a thank you sign for sanitation workers.
  • Make a busy bag for a family with young children.
  • Bring cookies to the custodian.
  • Help make dinner.
  • Donate new pajamas for foster kids.
  • Make a get well card for someone.
  • Bring your neighbors’ garbage cans up for them.
  • Take care of someone’s pet while they’re away.
  • Leave a popcorn surprise on a DVD rental machine.
  • Share a special toy with a friend.
  • Clean up your room without being asked.
  • Tape a video message for faraway friends.
  • Leave kindness rocks at the park.
  • Give a candy bar to the bus driver.
  • Send dessert to another family at a restaurant.
  • Give spare change to the food pantry.
  • Buy extra school supplies for a teacher.
  • Make muffins for your pharmacist.
  • Teach someone something new.
  • Reuse paper when you are drawing.
  • Pay for someone’s toll.
  • Give someone a hug coupon.
  • Volunteer at a soup kitchen.
  • Write a note for someone’s lunch.
  • Collect money or items for your favorite charity.
  • Donate coloring books and crayons to the children’s hospital.
  • Write a poem for a friend.
  • Ask for donations instead of birthday gifts.
  • Help someone unload groceries at the store.
  • Make a candy gram for the police department.
  • Collect books for the library.
  • Adopt an animal online.
  • Decorate tissue boxes and hand sanitizer for nursing stations.
  • Make a homemade gift for someone.
  • Clean up your toys without being asked.
  • Deliver water bottles to the homeless shelter.
  • Create activity bags for families of deployed soldiers.
  • Give high fives to a friend.
  • Make a thank you card for your librarian.
  • Dry the slides at the park with a towel after it rains.
  • Make playdoh for a preschool class.
  • Send a postcard to a friend.
  • Smile at everybody. It’s contagious.