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16 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Do on Feb 17

This Friday, February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day, and we’ve compiled a list of fun acts you can do for those around you! HCWO believes that everyday is a good day to be kind, so try to keep the kindness going past Friday!


1. Pay for the person behind you in the drive-thru  


2. Text a friend and tell them you’re thinking of them  

3. Ask someone how their day is really going  

4. Hold the door open for someone  

5. Smile at a stranger  

6. Buy a Starbucks card and tell the barista to use it to pay for people’s orders

7. Invite a friend for coffee—your treat

8. Leave an encouraging note for your roommate

9. Drop $5 on the ground for someone else to find

10. Leave happy post-it notes on a public bathroom mirror

11. Buy a homeless person a meal or snack

12. Tag your friends in @hcwesternontario’s RAK Instagram posts

13. Spend a day volunteering

14. Offer to babysit your siblings and send your parents on a night out

15. Shovel your neighbour’s driveway


16. Spread the love <3

Ariel graduated from Western University in 2017. She served as her chapter's Campus Correspondent, has been a National Content Writer, and a Campus Expansion Assistant. She is currently a Chapter Advisor and Chapter Advisor Region Leader. 
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