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50 Kindness Ideas For #RandomActsofKingsness

The Kings want you to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day with #RandomActsofKingsness

by Random Acts of Kindness @RAKFoundation / LAKings.com

Want to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day today? Here are 50 fun ideas to do anywhere.

Quick! Pick a number 1-50.

Post your #RandomActsofKingsness and we'll be giving away signed pucks tonight!

50 Fun Kindness Ideas to Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day:

  1. Pay it Backward: buy coffee for the person behind you in line.
  2. Complement the first three people you talk to today.
  3. Send your favorite Jeff Carter goal to five different people right now.
  4. Post inspirational sticky notes around your rink, office, school, etc.
  5. Tell someone they dropped a dollar (even though they didn't). Then give them a dollar.
  6. Donate old towels or blankets to an animal shelter.
  7. Say hi to the person next to you on the elevator.
  8. Surprise a neighbor with freshly baked cupcakes, even if your neighbor isn't Tyler Toffoli.
  9. Let someone go in front of you in line who only has a few items.
  10. Leave a gas gift card at a gas pump.
  11. Throw a party to celebrate someone just for being who they are, which is awesome.
  12. Have a LinkedIn account? Write a recommendation for coworker or connection.
  13. Leave quarters at the laundromat.
  14. Encounter someone in customer service at STAPLES Center who is especially kind? Take an extra five minutes to tell their manager.
  15. Leave unused coupons next to corresponding products in the grocery store.
  16. Leave a note on someone's car telling them how awesome they parked.
  17. Try to make sure every person in a group conversation feels included.
  18. Write a kind message on your mirror with a dry erase marker for yourself, your significant other or a family member.
  19. Place a positive body image notes in jean pockets at a department store.
  20. Give someone wearing LA Kings gear a high-five.
  21. Set an alarm on your phone to go off at three different times during the day. In those moments, do something kind for someone else.
  22. Send a gratitude email to a coworker who deserves more recognition.
  23. Practice self-kindness and spend 30 minutes doing something you love today.
  24. Give away stuff for free on Craig's List.
  25. Write a gratitude list in the morning and again in the evening.
  26. Know parents who could use a night out? Offer to babysit for free.
  27. Hold up positive signs for traffic or in a park for people exercising outside!
  28. Return shopping carts for people at the grocery store.
  29. Buy a plant. Put it in a terracotta pot. Write positive words that describe a friend on the pot. Give it to that friend!
  30. Write a positive comment on LAKingsInsider.com. Our pals Jon Rosen and Lindsay Czarnecki don't get enough credit for all of the hard work they do every day for all of us LA Kings and Ontario Reign fans.
  31. Have a clean up party at a beach or park.
  32. While you're out, compliment a parent on how well-behaved their child is.
  33. Leave a kind server the biggest tip you can afford.
  34. When you're throwing something away on the street, pick up any litter around you and put that in the trash too.
  35. Put 50 paper hearts in a box. On each cutout write something that is special about your partner or a friend. Give them the box and tell them to pull out a heart anytime they need a pick-me-up.
  36. Everyone is important. Learn the names of your office security guard, the person at the front desk and other people you see every day. Greet them by name. Also say "hello" to strangers and smile. These acts of kindness are so easy, and they almost always make people smile.
  37. Write your partner a list of things you love about them.
  38. We all love 2016 Bark Madness winner Emma Pearson. She was a rescue that needed a second chance, just like countless other animals all over the world do. Not everyone is able to adopt a pet, but anyone can donate their time or purchase extra dog or cat food and bring it to an animal shelter.
  39. Find opportunities to give compliments. It costs nothing, takes no time, and could make someone's entire day. Don't just think it. Say it.
  40. Take flowers or treats to the nurses' station at your nearest hospital.
  41. Keep an extra umbrella at work, so you can lend it out when it rains.
  42. Send a 'Thank you' card or note to the officers at your local police or fire station.
  43. Run an errand for a family member who is busy.
  44. Leave a box of goodies in your mailbox for your mail carrier.
  45. Put your phone away while in the company of others.
  46. Email or write to a former coach who made a difference in your life.
  47. When you hear that discouraging voice in your head, tell yourself something positive - you deserve kindness too!
  48. Have an extra ticket to an LA Kings game? Don't sell it. Take someone who has never seen hockey in person before so they can fall in love with it like you did.
  49. If someone doesn't understand what is going on during an LA Kings game, take the time to explain it to them. Be inclusive, and don't make someone who wants to learn more about hockey feel bad for not knowing everything about it.
  50. Brighten someone's day by sending them your favorite picture of Drew Doughty smiling. Here is our favorite:

 

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