#CaptureKindness

Last year, the Vortex took some inspiration from Random Acts of Kindness and built a kindness tree.  This year the organization is back with a 14-week challenge called #CaptureKindness.

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Each week between World Kindness Day on November 13 through Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17, participants are challenged to do something nice for someone else (or even themselves), take a photo of the kind act, and post it to social media with the hashtag, #CaptureKindness. Each week has a different theme so you don’t even have to rack your brain coming up with ideas.

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And, if kindness itself isn’t its own reward, you can also win prizes for posting your pics! Visit Random Acts of Kindness Foundation for more information and to sign up. You can sign up starting on November 13.

And check in here each week to see my photos as I challenge myself to bring more kindness and smiles into the world!

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Tara

Summer Adventure 2017: Create Kindness–Help Someone

Our 2017 Summer Adventure will start on June 1. Earn points by helping out someone in your everyday life. Wash the dishes, care for a pet, mow your neighbor’s lawn, care for the environment or volunteer in your community!

Become a Teen Volunteer @ the Library 

Teen Summer VolunteerDo you need volunteering hours for middle school or high school? Have you always wanted to work at a library? Or maybe you’re just looking for a fun way to give back. Either way, we’re looking for teens like you who are eager to help us out!

Help prepare crafts and materials for programs, organize and/or clean program supplies, photocopy, cut paper and more.

Volunteering takes place in the Vortex on Saturdays, June 3 & 17, July 8 & 22 and August 5 & 19 from 3–5 p.m. Space is limited to six volunteers per session.

Visit our online calendar to register. Registration opens two weeks before each volunteering session. All volunteers must be grades 6–12.

We will also hold two special sessions of volunteering on Sunday, July 23 from noon–2 p.m. for the Craft Exchange and on Monday, July 31 from 5–8 p.m. for the Ice Cream Social.

Questions? Call 630.685.4199 or send an email to fountaindaleteen@fountaindale.org.

You can also find volunteer opportunities in your community. Perform your own random acts of kindness.

VolunteerMatch.org
Volunteer at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital
Kindness Ideas

Randi C.