Spread some kindness this month and pass it on

Kindness is contagious – pass it on!

On World Kindness Day small gestures can make ripples of kindness which can, in turn, create a wave of care across our community. As well as doing good for others, random acts of kindness can give you a warm fuzzy glow all day long!

This November Saint Michael’s is inviting you to make someone’s day or make a difference in your community by doing a good deed and inspiring others to get involved.

Here’s how the Saint Michael’s Pass it on! Challenge works:

  1. From Nov 13, do a good turn, whether it’s visiting a neighbour, making a brew or baking a cake for workmates,  or picking up litter in your street. Some simple ideas are included at the bottom of this post.

 Post on social media to share your random act of kindness with the world  -  you can use the following text, remembering to add in your good deed and tag someone.  

“I’m taking part in Saint Michael’s Pass it on! Challenge to help spread care and kindness in my community!

My random act of kindness was: XXXXXX

I’ve donated £4 to Saint Michael’s Hospice to double my good deed and help families affected by terminal illness get the care they need this Christmas.

To spread more kindness, I’d like to #passiton to @( tag a friend), who can take part by copying this status, sharing their own random act of kindness and donating £4 to Saint Michael’s Hospice via Facebook Donate or by texting GOOD03 with your donation amount to 70070 to double your good deed.

Go on… make someone’s day and make a difference!”

Twitter version:

I’m doing the #passiton challenge to spread kindness in my community! My act of kindness was (15 characters)

I’ve given £4 to @mysaintmichaels to help families affected by terminal illness.  I tag ????. Text GOOD03 with donation amount to 70070

  3: Donate £4 (or amount of choice) to Saint Michael’s Hospice via Facebook Donate or by texting GOOD03 to 70070 to double your good deed

 4. Pass it on! Tag a friend to invite them to take part in the challenge with their own random act of kindness

 5. Feel good all day!

Some easy ideas to inspire your good deed

 Buy a coffee for the person behind you in the queue or make a drink for your colleagues.

Do a litter pick in your street. 

Leave a handwritten note of encouragement for someone to find.

Ring an old friend.

Volunteer

Donate unwanted items to a charity shop.

Check on an elderly neighbour.

Give someone a compliment.

Plant a tree or some Spring bulbs.

Bring in some cake to work (or nice fruit, if people are watching their diet)

Send an email to a local business praising their service.

Say hello to people.

Let another car merge in front of you, or stop to let a pedestrian cross the street.

Chat to a stranger on the bus or train.

Tip a barista or waiter.

 

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