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Spreading Kindness

Monthly Themes for
Creating a Positive Impact

Welcome to Kid in the Corner's Monthly Kindness Program, where every month,

we embrace the power of compassion, empathy, and connection.


Each month's theme is thoughtfully curated to resonate with the spirit of the season, fostering a culture of kindness and creating a positive impact on ourselves and those around us. Discover how simple acts of kindness can make a world of difference!

Image by Aaron Burden

01 January

New Beginnings,
New Kindness

As the new year unfolds, let's kickstart it with acts of kindness to bring warmth to winter days and positivity to those around us.

Kindness Activities

  • Donate warm clothing or blankets to a local shelter.

  • Write uplifting notes to leave in public places for strangers to find.

  • Reach out to someone you haven't spoken to in a while and check in on them.

  • Share a virtual smile and kind message on social media.

  • Offer to help a neighbor with shoveling snow or other winter chores.

  • Volunteer at a local community center or food bank.

  • Compliment a colleague or friend on something they do well.

  • Participate in a virtual book club and discuss themes of kindness in literature.


02 February

Love & Kindness
in Action

During the month of love, let's channel our affection into acts of kindness and compassion for others.

Image by Fadi Xd

Kindness Activities

  • Send handmade Valentine's Day cards to residents in nursing homes.

  • Purchase coffee or treats for the person behind you in line.

  • Arrange a virtual get-together with friends or family to share stories of kindness.

  • Write a heartfelt letter of appreciation to a teacher or mentor.

  • Offer to help a friend with a task or project they've been putting off.

  • Donate to a charity supporting causes you care about.

  • Create care packages for frontline workers with snacks and notes of gratitude.

  • Host a virtual movie night and choose films with themes of kindness and empathy.

Image by Samantha Fortney

03 March

Spring of
Renewed Kindness

As spring blooms, let's embrace renewal and growth through acts of kindness, nourishing the spirits of those around us.

Kindness Activities

  • Participate in a community cleanup event to keep your neighborhood beautiful.

  • Write thank-you notes to local healthcare workers, expressing appreciation for their efforts.

  • Leave positive messages and colorful chalk drawings on sidewalks for others to enjoy.

  • Send a care package to a friend or family member going through a tough time.

  • Share a virtual cooking session with friends and donate the meals to those in need.

  • Offer to walk your neighbor's dog or help with pet care.

  • Organize a virtual game night and raise funds for a charity of your choice.

  • Plant seeds or flowers in your garden and gift them to a neighbor.


04 April

Earth Day,
Kindness Every Day

In celebration of Earth Day, let's extend kindness to our planet and practice eco-friendly acts of compassion.

Image by Nikola Jovanovic

Kindness Activities

  • Participate in a local park or beach cleanup event.

  • Reduce, reuse, and recycle to minimize waste in your home.

  • Support eco-friendly businesses and products in your community.

  • Plant trees or create a garden space in your yard to benefit the environment.

  • Share eco-friendly tips and resources on social media to raise awareness.

  • Volunteer for a wildlife rescue organization or conservation group.

  • Organize a virtual sustainability workshop to inspire others to adopt eco-friendly habits.

  • Create homemade bird feeders and place them in your neighborhood.

Image by Andrey K

05 May

Appreciating Those Who Care

In honor of Mother's Day and Nurse's Week, let's show gratitude to those who care for us, while extending kindness to all.

Kindness Activities

  • Send virtual appreciation messages to nurses and healthcare professionals.

  • Write heartfelt letters or send small gifts to essential workers in your community.

  • Call or video chat with grandparents or elderly relatives to brighten their day.

  • Offer to babysit for a busy parent or caregiver to give them a break.

  • Create a care package for someone you know who's going through a tough time.

  • Organize a virtual fundraising event for a charity supporting healthcare workers.

  • Share inspiring stories of kindness and caregiving on social media.

  • Volunteer to assist in a community garden or local food bank to help those in need.


06 June

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

During Pride Month, let's embrace diversity and promote inclusivity through kind actions that respect and uplift every individual.

Image by Hannah Busing

Kindness Activities

  • Participate in virtual diversity and inclusion workshops to learn from others' experiences.

  • Support LGBTQ+ businesses and organizations in your community.

  • Advocate for inclusive policies at your workplace or in your community.

  • Educate yourself and others about LGBTQ+ history and rights.

  • Create or share LGBTQ+-themed art, music, or literature to celebrate diversity.

  • Volunteer for or donate to LGBTQ+ support organizations.

  • Engage in conversations with friends and family about the importance of acceptance and empathy.

  • Attend virtual Pride events and connect with the LGBTQ+ community.

Image by Kimson Doan

07 July

Summer of
Giving Back

Embrace the warmth of summer by giving back to your community and spreading kindness like sunshine to those in need.

Kindness Activities

  • Volunteer at a local charity or community event.

  • Organize a virtual fundraising campaign for a cause you're passionate about.

  • Create care packages for the homeless, including essentials like hygiene items and snacks.

  • Write letters of appreciation to first responders and essential workers in your area.

  • Share positive messages and inspiring stories on social media to lift spirits.

  • Offer to help neighbors with outdoor chores or gardening projects.

  • Host a virtual talent show and raise funds for a charitable organization.

  • Participate in a virtual or socially distanced fun run to support a charity.


08 August

Education Empowers Kindness

As back-to-school season approaches, let's foster kindness by promoting education and supporting young minds.

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Kindness Activities

  • Volunteer as a tutor or mentor for students in need of academic support.

  • Donate school supplies to local schools or organizations supporting underprivileged youth.

  • Create a virtual book club to read and discuss books on empathy and kindness.

  • Write encouraging notes to students, teachers, or school staff to boost morale.

  • Organize a virtual workshop to teach life skills or share professional knowledge.

  • Offer to help parents with school-related tasks or virtual learning support.

  • Host a virtual career fair for students to explore various professions.

  • Raise funds for scholarships or educational resources for deserving students.

Image by Luke Porter

09 September

Building Bridges
of Kindness

As we start a new season, let's focus on building connections and fostering empathy within our community, creating a stronger, more caring society.

Kindness Activities

  • Organize a community meet-and-greet event to encourage neighbors to get to know one another.

  • Volunteer for local organizations that support vulnerable populations.

  • Host a virtual empathy workshop to promote understanding and compassion.

  • Write letters of encouragement to students, teachers, or school staff.

  • Share stories of kindness and connection on social media to inspire others.

  • Offer to help new families or individuals in the neighborhood with their transition.

  • Collaborate with local businesses to create initiatives that give back to the community.

  • Start a community kindness challenge, encouraging random acts of kindness throughout the month.


10 October

Harvesting Kindness & Gratitude

Embrace the spirit of gratitude during the fall season, and sow seeds of kindness to create a bountiful harvest of compassion.

Image by Brian Wegman 🎃

Kindness Activities

  • Create gratitude jars and encourage others to write down what they are thankful for.

  • Volunteer at a local food bank or contribute to a food drive.

  • Write thank-you notes to essential workers in your community.

  • Organize a virtual fundraising event for a charity supporting vulnerable populations.

  • Host a virtual game night with friends or family and donate the entry fees to charity.

  • Collect warm clothing and blankets to donate to those in need as the weather cools.

  • Participate in a virtual walk or run to raise funds for a cause you care about.

  • Spread kindness by offering to help neighbors with fall yard work or other tasks.

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11 November

Cultivating Kindness in Family & Friends

As Thanksgiving approaches, let's cultivate kindness within our close circles, expressing gratitude and love to those we cherish.

Kindness Activities

  • Write heartfelt letters to family and friends expressing appreciation and love.

  • Create care packages for loved ones with meaningful gifts and tokens of kindness.

  • Offer to host a virtual gathering to connect with friends or family members.

  • Volunteer to cook or bake for someone in need or in your neighborhood.

  • Initiate a gratitude challenge, encouraging others to share what they're grateful for.

  • Create a family tree or scrapbook to celebrate the bonds of kinship.

  • Send surprise gifts or flowers to brighten the day of a friend or family member.

  • Host a virtual storytelling session, sharing heartwarming stories of kindness.


12 December

Season of Giving
& Joyful Acts

Embrace the holiday spirit by giving back to the community and spreading joy through kind actions and generosity.

Image by Brigitte Tohm

Kindness Activities

  • Participate in a virtual Secret Santa or gift exchange with friends or coworkers.

  • Donate toys or gifts to a charity supporting children during the holiday season.

  • Volunteer for a holiday meal delivery service for those unable to celebrate with family.

  • Send holiday cards or greetings to residents in nursing homes or hospitals.

  • Host a virtual holiday-themed party and raise funds for a charitable cause.

  • Organize a virtual caroling event, spreading joy to isolated individuals.

  • Offer to help a neighbor with holiday decorating or errands.

  • Bake treats and deliver them to essential workers or local businesses.

Remember, Kid in the Corner's Monthly Kindness Program's purpose is to foster compassion, inspire positive actions, and create a culture of kindness.


We wish you a successful and impactful year of spreading kindness!

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