Newshttps://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogsKWCFNovember 14, 2017https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_14_2017<div><h2><strong>RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY</strong>® <strong>WAS ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS!</strong></h2> <p><img class="fr-dib fr-fil fr-bordered" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/.api2/binaries/dVMp9eV3za/thumbnails/RAK%2520Day%2520Collage%25202017-01.png?width=300" style="width: 591px; height: 442.041px;" alt="RAK%20Day%20Collage%202017-01.png" data-ig-embed-key="dVMp9eV3za" data-src="https://www.kwcf.ca/.api2/binaries/dVMp9eV3za/thumbnails/RAK%2520Day%2520Collage%25202017-01.png?width=300"></p> <p>Thank you to everyone who made kindness a priority on November 3rd, 2017!<br> Together we helped achieve some great things - including some awesome stats:</p> <p>- <span class="ig-nolink"><span class="ig-nolink">#RAKDay</span></span> was the #1 ranked hashtag until noon and then remained among the top 5 trending hashtags in Canada<br> - We had over 4.8 MILLION…</p></div>Rochelle BenoitTue, 14 Nov 2017 10:03:05 -0500https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_14_2017October 27, 2017https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/october_27_2017<div><div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 24px;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">Random Act of Kindness Day</span></strong></span><strong><span style="font-size: 24px; color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">®</span></strong> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 24px;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">is next Friday!</span></strong></span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><br></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Did you hear? Next Friday, we will be celebrating the 10th annual Random Act of Kindness Day</span>® <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">(RAK Day)!</span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><br></span></span></span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">We are once again overwhelmed by the support we've seen so far for both the local and national celebrations:</span></span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">- Locally, Over 20 local organizations have chosen to make kindness a priority and…</span></span></div></div>Rochelle BenoitFri, 27 Oct 2017 15:12:43 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/october_27_2017January 13, 2017https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/january_13_2017<div><h2><strong>RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY</strong>® <strong>WAS ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS!</strong></h2> <p><img class="fr-dib fr-draggable fr-fil fr-bordered" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/.api2/binaries/2114270-Gx4d9RZdKR/RAKDayCollageV4.png" style="width: 591px; height: 442.041px;" alt="RAKDayCollageV4.png" data-ig-embed-key="Gx4d9RZdKR"/></p> <p>Thank you to everyone who made kindness a priority on November 4th, 2016!<br/> Together we helped achieve some great things - including some awesome stats:</p> <p>- <span class="ig-nolink">#RAKDay</span> ranked in the top 3 trending hashtags in Canada<br/> - We had over 3 MILLION timeline impressions and a reach of 1,838,314 people<br/> -…</p></div>Rochelle BenoitFri, 13 Jan 2017 10:33:49 -0500https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/january_13_2017November 4, 2016https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_4_2016<div><p><span style="font-size: 24px;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">TODAY IS RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY!</span></strong></span></p> <p>Today we celebrate the 9th annual Random Act of Kindness Day®! </p> <p>The message is simple; do something nice for someone and ask nothing<br/> in return other than they do something nice for someone else.</p> <p>Share your stories using <strong><span class="ig-nolink">#RAKDay</span></strong> and tweet us <span class=""><span class=""><strong><span class="ig-nolink">@RAKDayKW</span></strong>!</span></span><span class=""><span class=""><img class="fr-dib fr-draggable fr-fil fr-bordered" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/.api2/binaries/2114270-oodYKn6AgW/RAKPoster.png" style="width: 500px;" data-ig-embed-key="oodYKn6AgW"/></span></span><br/></p></div>Rochelle BenoitFri, 04 Nov 2016 08:54:40 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_4_2016November 1, 2016https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_1_2016<div><div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 24px;"><strong class=""><span style="color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">Random Act of Kindness Day</span></strong></span><strong><span style="font-size: 24px; color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">®</span></strong> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 24px;"><strong class=""><span style="color: rgb(61, 142, 185);">is this Friday!</span></strong></span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><br/></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Did you hear? This Friday, we will be celebrating the 9th annual Random Act of Kindness Day</span>® <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">(RAK Day)! </span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span class=""><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><br/></span></span></span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">We are once again overwhelmed by the support we've seen so far for both the local and national celebrations:</span></span></div> <div style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">- Locally, 17 local organizations have chosen to make kindness a priority and will…</span></span></div></div>Rochelle BenoitTue, 01 Nov 2016 16:20:12 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_1_2016April 15, 2015https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/april_15_2015<div><h2>Volunteer Profile: Ryan Connell</h2> <p><span>Check out the latest</span> <a class="_58cn" href="https://uwaterloo.ca/community-relations/ryan-connell" type="" target="_self" unsafe.unsafe="" unsafe.data-ft="{" unsafe.tn="" unsafe.n=""><span class="_58cl" unsafe.unsafe="" unsafe.aria-label="hashtag">‪#‎</span><span class="_58cm">UWCommunity‬</span></a> <span>profile for National Volunteer Week featuring one of our own!</span> <a class="_58cn" href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/youmakeyourcommunity?source=feed_text&story_id=10152970996529160" type="" unsafe.unsafe="" unsafe.data-ft="{" unsafe.tn="" unsafe.n=""><span class="_58cl" unsafe.unsafe="" unsafe.aria-label="hashtag">‪</span></a></p> <p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/community-relations/ryan-connell" target="_self"><span class="_58cl" unsafe.unsafe="" unsafe.aria-label="hashtag"><img id="ee445eb9-6d65-4bf0-aed9-d91834ab9b37" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/download/gallery/rak/ryanraksso500x437jpg?attachment=0&amp%3bdata=large" alt="ryan_rak_sso-500x437.jpg" width="450" height="393" style="border: 0px;"/></span></a></p></div>Rochelle BenoitFri, 17 Apr 2015 15:57:45 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/april_15_2015August 27, 2014https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/august_27_2014<div><p><a target="_blank" title="Kindness Krew Registration Form" href="http://rakdaykindnesskrews.eventbrite.ca"><img id="015456bf-955a-4b83-9fcc-871212ec1ad3" style="border: 0px none;" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/download/.attachments/kindnesskrewsblockpng?data=larger" alt="Kindness Krews block.png" width="680" height="463"/></a></p></div>Bethan LlewellynWed, 27 Aug 2014 20:46:24 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/august_27_2014November 1, 2013https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_1_2013<div><p><img id="153d4005-1b03-4a47-bad8-f559a1a928e8" style="border: 0px none;" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/download/.attachments/todayisrakdaysmallpng" alt="Today is RAK Day small.png" width="655" height="862"/></p></div>Bethan LlewellynFri, 01 Nov 2013 06:28:20 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/november_1_2013October 30, 2013https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/october_30_2013<div><h2><strong>MAKE KINDNESS A PRIORITY ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1st</strong></h2> <p><strong>Click <a href="https://www.kwcf.ca/download/documents/media/media-releases/2013/mediareleaserakday2013pdf?attachment=1" unsafe.mce_href="http://www.kwcf.ca/download/documents/media/media-releases/2013/mediareleaserakday2013pdf?attachment=1" class=" WikiLinkType3">HERE</a> to read the media release!<br/></strong></p></div>Bethan LlewellynWed, 30 Oct 2013 19:57:29 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/october_30_2013October 29, 2013https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/october_29_2013<div><h2><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>Join us on Friday November 1st from 12:00pm - 1:00pm<br/> at Kitchener City Hall for the 2nd Annual Celebration of Kindness!</strong></span></h2> <p><img id="bace9c57-85bf-4151-baa3-a032a5f97f6d" style="border: 0px none;" src="https://www.kwcf.ca/download/.attachments/rak2013eblast0101png?data=larger" alt="RAK 2013 E-blast-01-01.png" width="525" height="680"/></p></div>Bethan LlewellynTue, 29 Oct 2013 17:52:07 -0400https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness/blogs/october_29_2013