Random Acts of Kindness Day

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Random Acts of Kindness Day
Frequency annual

Random Acts of Kindness Day is the name of an unofficial holiday increasingly celebrated around the world by localities or organizations, or nationwide,[citation needed] in order to encourage acts of kindness. The original founders of a national Random Acts of Kindness Day are Megan Singleton, Josh de Jong and Marshall Gray.[1][better source needed]

The holiday is on September 1.[citation needed] In New Zealand, RAK day began at a national level in 2005[2][better source needed] by Josh de Jong, Marshall Gray, Morgan Perry, Megan Singleton and Reuben Gwyn. It is not a holiday, rather a national day where the entire country is challenged to do something kind to a friend or stranger for no reason at all.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "R.A.K. Team, Josh de Jong". Random Acts of Kindness Day NZ. Retrieved January 4, 2013. [dead link]
  2. ^ Moroney, Roger (September 1, 2005). "Be Kind to others ... it's that sort of day". Hawkes Bay Today. Retrieved January 4, 2013. [dead link]