Community partners

We are very fortunate to work with many local and countywide groups, community organisations and charities, so that together, we can provide an integrated service to reach and meet the needs of older and vulnerable people. Read more

Jenny's volunteering journey

Each of our wonderful volunteers, perform their own small acts of kindness and together they make an incredible difference to whole communities and thousands of people. Jenny is a dedicated volunteer, always happy to help with a smile and we are extremely grateful to her for the many hours she has given us to pack hundreds, if not thousands of gift bags. Read more

Community fundraising

Helping to fundraise for Small Acts of Kindness is a fantastic way to have fun, help make a difference to your local community and achieve something special. If you are looking for a challenge and interested in helping to support thousands of older people who are lonely, isolated and struggling to keep warm in their homes then please get in touch. Read more

Volunteer with us

Our Small Acts of Kindness family includes over 450 volunteers. We couldn’t do what we do without their kindness and support. Their small acts of kindness mean that we continue to reach thousands of vulnerable, older people helping them feel less lonely and isolated and better connected to their community. Read more

Bags of Kindness

The Bags of Kindness project, is in partnership with and funded by Hertfordshire County Council, reaching vulnerable residents including carers or anyone living with mental or physical health problems who need to feel supported and connected. Read more

Purple Pages information packs

Our Purple Pages information pack contains a comprehensive range of literature about services, support and activities provided by national, county and local organisations that are relevant and useful to older people and always with a telephone contact.  They are included in all of our gift bags. Read more

Warm in Winter gift bags

Our Warm in Winter gift bags help heat the person when they are struggling to heat their home. For some, our gift bags are a life saver, reaching those who are having to make the unimaginable choice between heating their home or buying food. Read more

Have the conversation of a lifetime

There is a story in all of us to tell, and we want you to share yours with family, friends and us too! Read more

Give the gift of kindness and warmth this Christmas

Please help us to ‘Give the gift of kindness and warmth this Christmas’ by raising £70,000 to fill 2,000 more Warm in Winter gift bags. Read more

Violet's Gift

Small Acts of Kindness and Violet’s Gift have been working in partnership since 2020, collecting, wrapping and delivering Christmas gifts to care home residents who have no loved ones. Read more

Lifting Help

We are in need of one or two extra strong pairs of hands to help at each of our sessions. Morning sessions are from 10am -12.30pm and afternoon from 1.30pm - 4pm. Read more

Family Fun Packing Days

Please join us for some family fun volunteering in August! Read more

A Small Act

Click here, to watch our award winning film 'A Small Act' and find out why we do what we do. Read more

Here for you - Hertfordshire Libraries gift bags

Please join us to pack 300 bags of toiletries for vulnerable people impacted by the rising costs of living. Read more

Winter Fuel Payments Appeal resources

If you receive a Winter Fuel Payment but don’t need it, please donate it to Small Acts of Kindness Read more

Violet's Gift Fundraising resources

Violet’s Gift (add link to their website) and Small Acts of Kindness have worked in partnership over the last three years, to reach people in care homes at Christmas with no loved ones. With the help of all our amazing volunteers, 1000s of gifts are wrapped with a Christmas card, a note from the present wrapper and a letter to the recipient. These gifts are then made available to Hertfordshire care homes. Read more

Small Acts of Kindness and Debenhams and Ottaway resources

Small Acts of Kindness is thrilled to have been voted as law firm Debenhams Ottaway’s chosen charity. Our aim is that every older person feels warm in their home and connected to their community. Your partnership, help and support is greatly appreciated and will make a huge difference to 1000’s of vulnerable, older people. We have reached 60,000 older people since we began 7 years ago. Without the support, hard work and kindness of our amazing volunteer family, partners and funders we simpl Read more

Thank you for your message

Thank you for your Message of Kindness. Donate today Make a donation and you can help us reach even more lonely and socially isolated older people. Your money will go directly towards items included in our gift bags, which are distributed free of charge.  With your support many more older people will feel loved and a little less lonely - thank you. Read more

Winter Appeal

Help stop an older person being cold and lonely this winter and having to make the choice between heating and eating. Read more

Volunteer packing days

We are delighted to invite you to help pack all the contents for our Warm in Winter gift bags and Purple Pages information packs. These will be gifted to vulnerable older people across Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire this winter. Read more

Captain Tom 100

On 6 April 2020, Captain Tom Moore raised an astounding £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal by walking 100 laps around his garden. To honour him and his incredible achievements throughout his lifetime, everyone is invited to take on their own 100 challenge to help raise money for charity. Read more