Summer of Kindness

Co Springs Mom Collective would like to invite you and your family to join us in spreading kindness throughout our city this summer.

Participation is simple:

Step 1:

Download and print the kindness tracker below. There are 7 hearts, one for each week of the kindness challenge. Simply color in a heart for each kind deed you complete. If you want to do more than 7, go for it! Feel free to draw in your own hearts or plaster your kindness tracker with heart stickers. Make it as festive as you’d like!

Step 2:

Spend time as a family discussing ways you would like to show kindness. We have provided some suggestions below to get you started.

Step 3:

Get out there and spread kindness from June 17th – August 5th.

We’d love to follow your kindness adventures this summer. Feel free to capture some of your kind moments on social media using the hashtag #LiveKindCOS.

Looking for some Kindness Inspiration? Check out our suggestions below.

  • Hold the door open for someone
  • Smile and say Hi to 5 people you don’t know
  • Mail a cheerful letter to a friend or family member
  • Leave out a bucket of drinks/snacks for your delivery person
  • Help your neighbor with yard work
  • Give out compliments throughout the day
  • Pick up litter
  • Adopt a waterway in Colorado Springs
  • Offer to wash your neighbor’s car
  • Let someone in front of you while waiting in line
  • Leave a positive review for a local business that you love
  • Volunteer your time at the Fresh Start Food Distribution Center
  • Go to the Manitou Arcade, earn some prize tickets and give them to someone else
  • Read books about kindness as a family and discuss what kind acts you can do next
PARK HOPS

Summer of Kindness Park Hops

This summer, Co Springs Mom Collective is hosting several park hops to give moms and kids an opportunity to connect with one another. Each Park Hop will also include an optional kindness activity. Head to the Facebook Event page to get all the details and RSVP. We can’t wait to see you there.

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Erica has worn many hats since joining Co Springs Mom Collective in 2017. She first came on as Contributor, then joined the Executive Team as Advertising Manager and is now the proud Owner and Executive Director. With a background in Public Relations and Marketing, Erica has been working in online media since 2008 and loves its ability to create enriching connections and community. Erica has a passion for serving others, something which led her and her family to begin fostering several years ago. She has welcomed her heart and home to several children in Colorado Springs and considers it one of her hardest and most beautiful accomplishments yet. Her role of mom is one she is most proud of. She and her husband have a beautiful blended family of seven, including five children who range in age from 11 - 17. It is truly never a dull moment in her home.

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  1. I love this idea! If only I would have seen this at the beginning of summer, but obviously it’s not too late to start! Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

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