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

This winter, we will be sourcing, packing and distributing 12,000 Warm in Winter gift bags, at a cost of £35 to us, helping to heat the person, when they can’t afford to heat their home. This means 12,000 older people will be warmer in their homes, happier and more connected to their community. We need your help to make this happen. Please donate today and together we can connect communities with kindness. 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

Zachary and Oli’s 100 mile challenge

Please support Zachary and Oli in their challenge to walk 100 miles in 50 days to raise money for Small Acts of Kindness. They were inspired by their schools’ value of the month “kindness” and the amazing achievements of Captain Sir Tom Moore. Read more

St Mary's C of E Primary School Rickmansworth - Head Boy and Head Girl 100km walk

St Mary's Church of England Primary School Rickmansworth Head Girl and Head Boy to walk 100km for Small Acts of Kindness Read more

Bags of Kindness Packing Days 2021/22

PACKING DATES FOR 2022/23 COMING SOON We are delighted to invite you to help pack gift bags that will be given to local vulnerable older people across the County. Read more

Winter Fuel Payments

If you receive a Winter Fuel Payment but don’t need it, please think of someone who might and donate it to Small Acts of Kindness. For thousands the cold kills. Your donation will go directly towards items included in our Warm in Winter gift bags. For some, they could be a life saver. Read more

Christmas Wrapping Days

Please join us to help pack and wrap our wonderful Celebrate Christmas Boxes, that are given to older people who will be alone over the festive season. Read more

Small Acts of Kindness & Violet's Gift Christmas Gift Wrapping

Violet's Gift and Small Acts of Kindness Christmas gift wrapping Read more


Here at Small Acts of Kindness ‘HQ’ we are looking ahead with positivity to being able, once again, to help some of the most vulnerable older people in our community keep warm and feel less lonely and isolated. Now all we need to make everything happen is your help. Read more

Covid-19 Statement

We thought that you might like to know what we are doing to support some of the most vulnerable older people in our community at this time. Read more

Wish List

The contents of a Warm-in-Winter bag. Read more