Help us to ‘Heat the person, not the home’

Today sees the launch of our new campaign 'Heat the person, not the home' to fill our gift bags with blankets, soup and porridge. Read more

Expanding into Bedfordshire

We are delighted to welcome our new Community Engagement Manager, Sarah Neighbour, as we take our first steps into Bedfordshire. Read more

Celebrations at Buckingham Palace

Our volunteers Paul and Pauline had a truly memorable day attending the Buckingham Palace Garden Party to represent Small Acts of Kindness in acknowledgement of receiving the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2021. Read more

Tackling loneliness in Mental Health Awareness Week

We are launching our new campaign ‘Help us to end loneliness with messages of kindness’. Messages will be included in our gift bags distributed this winter. Together we can help an older person feel less lonely and isolated. Read more

Working together to connect our community with kindness

We are once again partnering with Three Rivers District Council who are distributing our Warm in Winter gift bags to their residents and helping to support those experiencing loneliness, isolation and increasing fuel costs. Read more

2021 - A Review of Our Year

A celebration of all that we have achieved in the past year with the help, kindness and hard work of our volunteer family, partners, funders and supporters. Read more

A record breaking Christmas with Violet’s Gift

An incredible 2087 gifts were wrapped and delivered across 93 care homes for people with no loved ones Read more

An appreciation in rhyme

A wonderful poem, written in tribute to the work of Small Acts of Kindness Read more

Seeing the success of our Bags of Kindness

Our Bags of Kindness, a project in partnership with and funded by Hertfordshire County Council are already making ‘a huge difference to people who often feel forgotten’ Read more

Please help us to win a £1,000 donation

Nominate Small Acts of Kindness in the '12 days of giving' Ecclesiastical Insurance campaign and we could be awarded with a £1,000 donation Read more

Such a lot of Chocolate!

Our appeal for donations of everyone’s favourite treat has been a huge success, ensuring that each of our Christmas gift boxes will be filled with a Terry’s Chocolate Orange Read more

Please donate your Winter Fuel Payment to help those who will struggle to keep warm this winter

The launch of our 2021/22 Winter Fuel Payment campaign creates an opportunity for people to help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable, older people during the coldest months Read more

Celebrating with our volunteer family

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed so many of our wonderful volunteers to celebrate our Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, on Tuesday 14th September 2021. Read more

Oxhey Village charity Jumble Trail raises £400 for Small Acts of Kindness

We were thrilled to be a part of the wonderful Oxhey Village Jumble Trail on Saturday 31 July 2021, where dozens of door-step shops popped up with more than 65 homes taking part in the event. Read more

Presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

It was with great honour that our CEO Lynne Misner, on behalf of Small Acts of Kindness, was presented with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, on Friday 16th July 2021. Read more

Honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

We are absolutely thrilled and honoured to be receiving The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Read more

2020 - A Review of Our Year

A look back at all that we achieved in 2020, including new partnerships, projects and the amazing support of our volunteers. Read more

Celebrations as we receive our High Sheriff Award

Many of the Small Acts of Kindness team came together to welcome Henry Holland-Hibbert, High Sheriff of Hertfordshire 2020, for the presentation and to celebrate our achievement. Read more

No more Milk & More for those without internet access

The biggest milk delivery service in England, Milk & More, have announced that they will be moving all accounts online at the end of April. Read more

Proud winners - High Sheriff Awards 2021

We are thrilled to have received a High Sheriff Award, alongside five other worthy charities. Read more

Bags of Kindness

We will be reaching 3,000 clinically extremely vulnerable people with our new project in partnership with the teams at Hertfordshire County Council’s Adult Care Services and HertsHelp. Read more

Meet The Captain

Our very own snowman was named The Captain by popular acclaim in a social media competition. Read more

Knitting for the Community

A new partnership with The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters has brought much warmth, kindness and community spirit to our gift bags this year, with beautiful blankets donated by the 'Knit for Community' project. Read more

Delivering Christmas Kindness

This Christmas we reached 3,000 older people throughout Hertfordshire with a new project in partnership with and funded by Hertfordshire County Council's Adult Care Services and HertsHelp. Read more