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

Messages of Kindness

Together we can help an older person feel less lonely and isolated. Your message and those of your family and friends will be included in our gift bags this winter. 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

Warm in Winter Gift Bags and Purple Pages Information Packs - 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, free of charge, to vulnerable older people across Hertfordshire 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

Do you receive a Winter Fuel Payment but consider that you do not need it? Perhaps you are frustrated that you can't send it back? Why not do something positive with it, instead? Read more

Christmas Wrapping Days

Our new project ‘Christmas Kindness’ in partnership with the teams at Hertfordshire County Council’s Adult Care Services and HertsHelp has 3000 Christmas gift boxes ready and waiting to be packed and wrapped. 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


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