10 Ways to Carry Out Random Acts of Kindness


World Kindness Day, which falls on November 13, 2010, reminds us to look beyond ourselves and do something to make someone’s day easier. Every day is a good day to promote kindnesses. Here are 10 suggestions:

1. pay for a coffee of the person behind you
2. buy food for a local food bank
3. send a thank you note to someone
4. donate to a charity
5. spend time talking with a lonely neighbour
6. volunteer
7. on a busy subway or bus, stand, so someone else can sit
8. pay for a strangers lunch
9. donate blood
10. put coins in someone else’s parking meter

Do you have any other suggestions for ways to show kindness?


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