April 15th is One Boston Day!
Let’s honor and reflect on all that is strong and resilient about the City of Boston! You’re also encouraged to perform an act of kindness! Why not do a good deed by performing a simple act of kindness in the neighborhood? Check out the list of suggestions below:
Thank a first responder/frontline worker
Make a donation to your favorite local charity or organization
Buy a stranger a cup of coffee from a local coffee shop
Shop local – here’s a roundup of small businesses owned by women in the neighborhood!
Donate a Children’s Book to the City of Boston Credit Union’s Book Drive. You can get all the details here!
Support our local restaurant and bar scene, order takeout or pick up a gift card.
Offer to pick up groceries for a senior on your block
Send a friend an ice cream sandwich
Leave an extra big tip
Write a note of kindness and leave it on someone’s windshield
Check-in on a new mom
Purchase/Support our local artists
Surprise someone with flowers or cookies
Book a workout at a local gym/fitness studio
What are your ideas for acts of kindness in the neighborhood?
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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