Today, February 17, is Random Acts of Kindness Day in the United States of America. Random Acts of Kindness is a movement designed to impact the world in a positive way through kind actions. The idea is that if one person performs a kind act, it will spread throughout the community. For more information, stories, and even lesson plans regarding kindness, visit the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation at

If you would like to help spread kindness, here are a few very simple things you can try:gps-class

  1. Hold open the door for someone
  2. Write an encouraging note
  3. Smile: a smile can brighten up a bad day
  4. Wash the dishes or do some other chore for a family member or friend
  5. Bake cookies and share them
  6. Allow someone to go in front of you while waiting in a line
  7. Fill any need that you happen to see

Discover how you can change the world with one small act of kindness!