One kind word can change someone’s entire day,
Being kind actually changes the way we see ourselves,
Take the time to make a Pawsitive Difference!
Chews to Be Kind!
- Walk a sick friend’s dog.
- Donate toys, food, or beds to a local animal shelter.
- Foster a pet for a military member while they are deployed.
- Pick up extra doody at the dog park.
- Smile at everyone you see today!
- Take pet food and treats to the food bank.
- Take your pet to visit a nursing home, children’s hospital, or group home.
- Help a lost pet find their way home.
- Teach a child the joy of nurturing a pet.
Kudos to these clawesome organizations,
who work to spread kindness!
You Are Beautiful
A beautiful site that encourages and enables everyone to brighten someone’s day, pat a stranger on the back, and remind ourselves that even when things aren’t going great, it’s OK. you-are-beautiful.com
Choose to be Nice
A social movement and global call to action dedicated to encouraging and inspiring kindness. Their goal is to improve the way people interact with each other by reminding them that they have a choice about how to “be” in the world. choosetobenice.com
Happiness Sprinkling Project
Connecting individuals and gathering them as a community to spread happiness. When someone feels more hope, more strength, more loved, they are able to be kinder, more patient, more joyful, more loving–and therefore will more positively affect others and themselves. happinesssprinklingproject.org
A not-for-profit organization that educates children on the importance of being kind to themselves and others, and the importance of contributing to society to make a positive impact in their communities and the world. Children are given the opportunity to experience acts of charity and kindness by participating in after school clubs, charitable organizations, and community events–all of which promote kindness. samaritans365.org
Kindness and compassion: not only are these characteristics important in society today, but they also describe a very courageous young boy who was fascinated by animals of all species and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. Kindness Matters is working to change the dialogue between people and to increase awareness of the negative impact of bullying, it is also hoping to make a difference in the lives of students who will one day care for animals. Kindness-matters.org
The World Kindness Movement
The mission of the WKM is to inspire individuals towards greater kindness and to connect nations to create a kinder world. Members of the movement include over 25 nations. theworldkindnessmovement.org
Action for Happiness
A movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society. One where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more about the happiness of others. actionforhappiness.org
People Spread Love
A social movement that spreads love to individuals through simple notes of love. A card, note, poem, drawing or a simple token — the intention is to spread love. Whether it is in a time of need or simple recognition, human beings need human connection. Some people don’t get the support they need in their lives for one reason or another. These types of small gestures help improve the communities we live in and help not only the recipient but also the sender. peoplespreadlove.com
The Great Kindness Challenge
More than 10 million students from 15 thousand schools participate in this proactive and positive bullying prevention initiative. One week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible on campus, students accept the challenge and show the world that KINDNESS MATTERS! TheGreatKindnessChallenge.com
Unlike traditional games, Peaceable Kingdom cooperative games organically create community among the players. Kids learn to work together as a team in respectful and compassionate ways. They learn to share, make decisions together and trust one another, all while working towards a common purpose — defeating the game — while also having fun! peaceablekingdom.com
Kind Campaign is an internationally recognized nonprofit that brings awareness and healing to the negative and lasting effects of girl-against-girl bullying through their global movement, documentary film, in-school assemblies and educational curriculums. www.kindcampaign.com