Random Act of Kindness Day is celebrated on 17th February every year. Here are some of the ways you can participate in this thoughtful celebration.

Compliment a stranger on their outfit

If you see someone wearing something that you like, tell them how much you appreciate their outfit. People put a lot of thought into what they wear and you could make someone’s day via this small act.

Do some volunteer work

Give back to your community or help a charity to raise money. There are so many volunteering opportunities out there that there is definitely something for everyone.

Donate money to a charity

Pick a charity that supports a cause or issue that means a lot to you and help them to continue their vital work.  Any amount will make a big difference.

Call a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while

Use the day to call a friend who you haven’t spoken to in a while to see how they are doing. Make time today as there is no better day to show you are thinking of them. You could make their day with the simplest of gestures.

Take in drinks for your colleagues

Instead of just picking up your hot drink in the morning, buy one for your colleagues to. They may have been unable to stop for one themselves, so they will definitely appreciate it.

Leave nice comments on social media

Social media can be dark place, so choose to brighten it up today by leaving nice comments on anything you see on your feed today. Your act will help to brighten up social media and will definitely make people happier.

Leave a positive review about a staff member

If you visit anywhere today, and have a pleasant and positive interaction with a member of staff, take five minutes to tell their manager about your experience. Places often only hear about negative feedback, so you will be really helping them out. Naming people in your feedback will also help the individuals immensely as it demonstrates that they are doing a good job.

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