28 fun RAK Ideas!

The possibilities are endless, as Random Acts of Kindness Day is not about spending huge amounts of money, but about surprising people with something kind.

Here are 27 ideas to get your grey matter churning…

  • Pay for an extra coffee and ask the barista to give to the next person who comes in
  • Put a nice note inside a library book when you return it
  • Pick flowers from your garden and take to your teacher
  • Deliver spring bulbs to your neighbours’ letterboxes to plant in all the berms
  • Pay a strangerĀ a compliment – you just don’t know what they’re going through
  • Leave an encouraging note in your neighbour’s letterbox
  • Send a nice text to someone
  • Put a flower on a car windscreen with one of our free printable “You’ve Been RAK’d” cards (downloadable)
  • Get a pizza delivered to the local hospital staff, fire station, police station, or school staff room for lunch
  • Make breakfast in bed for your mate
Breakfast in bed
Or a cup of tea and toast will do! Pic Toa Heftiba/Unsplash
  • Take a cake to work
  • Give an employee an extra hour for lunch
  • Let a car into the traffic ahead of you (go on!)
  • Wash your mum’s car
  • Mow the neighbour’s berm
  • Bring your neighbour’s bins in on rubbish day
  • Cook dinner for a family in your street
  • Take a box of chocolates to neighbours you haven’t met yet and introduce yourself
  • Give your parking display ticket to the person pulling in behind you
  • Pay the bus fare for the passenger behind you
Sad man on bus
Because you never know what another person is going through. Pic Lily Banse/Unsplash
  • Visit your local old people’s home and spend time talking with a resident
  • Take your school class to an old people’s home and sing to them
  • Babysit for your friends so they can have a night out
  • Send a bag of groceries to a young family
  • Donate clothes to charity
  • Write something kind on people’s social media pages
  • Be generous with your Likes on Facebook
  • Pick up litter around your neighbourhood
Picking up rubbish
Our co-founder Megan picking up rubbish on her morning walk

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