Simple Acts of Kindness Anyone Can Do

 Collect your child’s old books that they no longer read and donate them to a children’s center, shelter or local library.

 Send a friend a positive text.

Carry someone’s groceries to their car for them.

Thank a teacher.

Make sandwiches and distribute to the homeless in your neighborhood.

Donate dog or cat food to the local animal shelter (call to ask them what brands they need). Many shelters want and need old blankets and towels as well. 

Pick up trash off the street.

Hold the door open for someone.

Smile at 5 people.



Showing respect for others:

Having respect for someone means you think good things about who a person is or how he/she acts. You can have respect for others, and you can have respect for yourself.

Showing respect to someone means you act in a way that shows you care about their feelings and well-being.

You follow your parents' rules to show them you care (respect) how they feel about the
 situation

you don't hit or otherwise hurt people because you care about (respect) their well-being.

You dress, speak, and act in a way that shows you care about what you know is right and safe, because you care about (respect) yourself and your well-being.