Zebras in the wild helping to track our gift bags

A very successful year of sourcing, packing and tracking with the incredible help and kindness from Zebra Technologies. Read more

Cool to be kind

Our CEO, Lynne is delighted to have been asked to feature in Pick Me Up! Magazine, talking about what it means to be kind. Read more

Joining forces with Hertfordshire Police to combat loneliness

Working in partnership with Hertfordshire Police, as PCSOs across the county help deliver hundreds of Warm in Winter gift bags and prove the lasting impact that our gift bags and a small act of kindness can have. Read more

A gift of health, care and kindness for Hertfordshire’s most vulnerable children and young people

Working with the Public Health team at Hertfordshire County Council, we have sourced, packed and distributed 500 Health, Care & Kindness Bags, full of practical items and information to support some of the most vulnerable children and young people. Read more

Helping to alleviate the effects of the cost of living crisis with funding from The National Lottery Community Fund

With thanks to the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund, which has helped us put together thousands more Warm in Winter gift bags as we face a huge increase in demand. Read more

‘A Small Act’ takes Silver at the Smiley Charity Film Awards

It's all smiles as we make a big impact at the 2024 Smiley Charity Film Awards with our film, ‘A Small Act’. Read more

Supporting Falls Prevention at Slipper Swaps

Partnering with Hertfordshire Libraries, we provided 300 Warm in Winter gift bags for their successful Sipper Swap events. Read more

Working together to combat loneliness

We are excited to work with M. K. Ginder & Sons to launch a wonderful social history project encouraging people to talk together and have the conversation of a lifetime. Read more

Elderly must ‘keep warm’ - The Telegraph 3rd January 2024

Small Acts of Kindness believes keeping older people safe, warm and out of hospital should be a priority throughout the year and not just at crisis points. Read our response to article in The Telegraph. Read more

National recognition shining a light on Small Acts of Kindness

We are thrilled to announce that we are the Community Business of the Year Silver Winner at the SME National Business Awards 2023. Read more

Ria’s Royal Run raised over £5,000

Running her first ever half marathon, Ria’s extraordinary act of kindness was inspiring, raising an amazing amount of support and money to help make a difference. Read more

Bags of Kindness continuing to bring comfort and care to our community

When many of us are in need of some extra support, we are delighted to have once again partnered with Hertfordshire County Council to deliver 2,500 Bags of Kindness to be distributed to vulnerable residents of Hertfordshire. Read more

Our annual Winter Fuel Payment appeal launches as we see the effects of the cost of living crisis

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. Read more

And that's a wrap!

Last week we had a visit from the Warner Bros. Christmas Elves who together with our volunteer family packed and wrapped an incredible 1200 gifts. Read more

Help fill our Warm in Winter gift bags as winter sets in

With the clocks going back, it signalled the beginning of winter, and the launch of our campaign to help fill our Warm in Winter gift bags, reaching the thousands of older people who will be sat freezing in their homes. Read more

Connecting communities in Bedfordshire

A huge milestone for Small Acts of Kindness, as we host our very first packing session in Bedfordshire, joined by volunteers from the local community. Read more

Achieving Gold at the SME Hertfordshire Business Awards

We are thrilled to have been named Gold Winners for the Community Business of the Year at the Watford Chamber of Conscience SME Hertfordshire Business awards. Read more

Family packing sessions filled with fun, community spirit and kindness

Our summer ‘family fun’ packing days were a huge hit as we are joined by families, friends, local businesses and community partners to pack hot drink and information packs. Read more

Fantastic new short film, ‘A Small Act’ launches our winter fundraising campaign

Highlighting the issues faced by thousands of older people who are cold, lonely and isolated, we welcomed over 80 guests to watch ‘A Small Act’ as we aim to raise £100,000 toward the cost of sourcing, packing and distributing 12,000 Warm in Winter gift bags this winter. Read more

Heart warming messages from the Girl Guides

We are delighted to have been given beautiful 'Messages of Kindness' from the 3rd Welwyn Garden City Guides, helping us to end loneliness for thousands of older people. Read more

Here for you with Hertfordshire Library Services

300 gift bags containing essential toiletries and a little kindness are packed as part of a new pilot project to help those who are struggling with the rising cost of living. Read more

Small Acts of Kindness makes an appearance on BBC Look East

Last year, we were afforded an amazing opportunity to raise awareness of our work when we were featured on BBC Look East. Read more

Reaching more vulnerable people as part of a new project

400 Health, Care and Kindness Bags packed and ready to go to as we once again work in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council. Read more

A year like no other, as we source, pack and distribute more bags than ever before

Over 14,000 gift bags packed and distributed this winter. Read more