More About Kindness Day

More About Kindness Day

Kindness Cards Tabeling

Stop by and pick up Kindness Day postcards to send to friends, brightening their day by letting them know you care! We will take care of mailbox stuffing for you!

Sponsored by Human Resources.

Kindnessday Swag

Get into the Kindness spirit and stop by one of our tables to pick up your choice of pins, stress balls, appreciation letters, and stickers!

Kindness in the Quads

Each area on campus will be hosting a Kindness Day initiative, so please make sure to be on the lookout throughout the day in your area!

Sponsored by Community Living

Wake & Shake

Hillel will have coffee and donuts as well as Kindness Day t-shirts, pins and stickers! Stop by for some breakfast and all the Kindness Day goodies!

Blankets for Cradles to Crayons

Spend a few minutes or an hour, tying "no sew" fleece blankets to go to Cradles to Crayons, an organization that supports children living in homeless or low-income situations by providing the essential items they need to thrive! 

Sponsored by Community Services

Activity Books for Children's Hospital

Design and assemble an activity book for a child at the Boston Children's Hospital. Draw a coloring sheet or create a word search, maze or any of your other favorite childhood activity book games! Finish it off with  some ribbon and you've created an afternoon of fun for a child at Children's Hospital!

Sponsored by Student Activities and Community Service

Cards for Alzheimer's Caregivers

November is Caregiver Appreciation Month! To show our support for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's, S.E.A.D. is partnering up with Jewish Family & Children's Services to send thank you cards! Come make a thank you card  for awesome caregivers!

Intercultural Center Quote  Wall

Express yourself by sharing your favorite inspirational or kindness quote on the Intercultural Center quote wall. Also indulge in our chocolate fountain and hot cider.
 

Blossoming with Potential

Visit Hiatt in Usdan during drop-ins to pick up flowers to brighten your day. We're also happy to help you grow professionally while you are here.

Community Day Center Trail Mix Bags

Take a few minutes to assemble a trail mix bag to be donated to the Community Day Center of Waltham, the only day shelter in the metro-west  area, supporting them in their effort to provide a warm and welcoming place for the homeless and those who may feel alone and isolated.

Sponsored by Sodexo

Free and Discounted Games in the Usdan Gameroom

Have a break between or after class? Stop by the Usdan Gameroom to play a game or two, all for free or at discounted rates! Pick up some Kindness Day giveaways while you're there.

Sponsored by the Campus Center Team

Facilities and Custodial Lunch

Thanks to donations from students, members of the facilities and custodial staff will enjoy a lunch to thank them for all their hard work. Stop by to say thank you in person!

Student Events Munchie Mobile

Student Events will be driving around campus handing out free snacks! Get your munch on.

Cookies & Kindness

Drop by Academic Services for an afternoon treat of cookies!

Mindfulness & Meditation

This workshop is an introduction to meditation and mindfulness, with a highlight on the development of internal and external kindness. The workshop will discuss physiological and mental aspects of the practice and highlight the relational and interpersonal aspects.

Sponsored by the PCC

Kindness Peace Vigil

Reflect on Kindness with fellow students, faculty and staff at this special Kindness-themed peace vigil!.

Sponsored by the PCC

Volunteer at More than Words

Lend a hand at More than Words, a Waltham bookstore that empowers youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.

Sponsored by the Commitment to Service Program (Email commitmenttoservice@brandeis.edu to register by November 6th)

 

Kindness: Pass It On!

Kindness 2015

Send a smile, give a hug, all day long you will be loved!

-Stephanie Geiger

November 12th is Brandeis Kindness Day, where all are encouraged to appreciate those around them through various activities. We encourage you to appreciate all of those around you and thank the people who impact your daily life including family, friends, faculty, staff and anyone else! A simple thank you goes a long way.

Kindness Day is the perfect opportunity to thank someone who has been kind to you! Complete this form using the link below to nominate someone who has been Kind to you! All nominees will receive a letter of acknowledgement directly from President Lynch on Kindness Day, November 12th!!!

https://brandeis.wufoo.com/forms/kindness-day-nomination-form/

Postcards

Send a Kindness Day postcard to show your appreciation! Surprise a friend  or stranger  with a thoughtful note about how they have impacted you in their campus mailbox. Pick-up and complete postcards located at one of our tables during the times below, or use our Kindness Day drop boxes located at the Information Booth in the Shapiro Campus Center of the Post Office in Usdan. Don't miss the Kindness Day tradition!

Date

Location

Time

11/9/15-11/12/15

Shapiro Campus Center

10 am-2 pm ,* 11/12/15 9 am-5 pm

11/9/15-11/12/15

Lower Usdan

11:30 am-2 pm

11/12/15

Upper Usdan

10 am-5 pm


Events and Activities Calendar

Date

Event

Department

Location

Time

11/12/15

Wake & Shake

Hillel+Kindness
Catchers

Outside Usdan

9 am-12pm

11/12/15

Intercultural Center Inspirational/
Kindness Quote Wall

Intercultural Center

ICC (Swing Lounge)

10 am-2 pm

11/12/15

Facilities Luncheon

DCL

Ridgewood Commons

11:30 am-1 pm

11/12/15

Kindness in the Quads

Community Living

Residence Hall Quads

All Day

11/12/15

Blankets for Cradles to Crayons

Community Service

Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

9 am-5 pm

11/12/15

Activity Books for Children’s Hospital

Community Service

Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

9 am-5 pm

11/12/15

Cards for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

9 am-5 pm

 

11/12/15

Blossoming with Potential

Hiatt Career Center

Usdan

11 am-4 pm

11/12/15

Community Day Center Trail Mix Bags

Sodexo

Shapiro Campus Center

11 am-2 pm

11/12/15

Free & Discounted Games in the Usdan Gameroom

Campus Center
Team

Usdan
Gameroom

11:30 am-11 pm

11/12/15

Student Events Munchie Mobile

Student Events

All throughout campus

1pm-4pm

11/12/15

Cookies and Kindness

Academic Services

Usdan

1pm-4pm

11/12/15

Mindfulness and Meditation for Kindness to Self and Others

Psychological
Counseling Center

Psychological Counseling
Center

4pm-5pm

11/13/15

Kindness Peace Vigil

Multifaith Chaplaincy

Peace Circle
near Usdan

12:20pm-12:40pm

11/13/15

Volunteer at More than Words

Commitment to
Service Program

Springold Loop

4:15pm-
6:45 pm



Kindness Day Commitee
Kira Levin, Student Leader
Gabby Zilkha, Student Leader
Steven Canario, Sodexo
Matthew Carriker, Chaplaincy
Melinda Cimino, Human Resources
Sean Haire, Sodexo
Randi Kates-Peirce, Sodexo
Scott Berozi, Department of Community Living
Bonnie Ryle, International Students and Scholars Office
Erika Smith, Academic Services
Brianna Teque, Human Resources
Steven Weglinski, Graduate Student Affairs
Kelly Whiffen, Community Service
Tara Whitehurst, Intercultural Center