What is Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week?


RAK Week is an annual opportunity to unite people around the world through kindness, starting officially on February 17th and ending Saturday, February 23rd.  The week kicks-off with Random Acts of Kindness Day, which is celebrated on February 17, 2019. 


Why is it important?


This seven-day celebration demonstrates that kindness is contagious.  It all starts with one act – one smile, one coffee for a stranger, one favor for a friend.  It’s an opportunity for participants to leave the world better than they found it and inspire others to do the same.  Since its inception in 1995, RAK estimates that millions of schools, celebrities, businesses, and partners have participated in these week-long celebrations. 




We’re excited to celebrate RAK Day with you on February 17!  Don’t forget to mark it on your calendar.  


Share your Random Act of Kindess on social media and don’t forget to tag us and use the hashtag #RAKWeek!

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