Thursday, February 17, 2022, is "National Random Acts of Kindness" Day. Did you know this awesome "holiday" got its start in Colorado?

This is a perfect opportunity to do something nice for someone. It could be anyone - a coworker, family member, or a complete stranger.

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How Does One Observe 'National Random Acts of Kindness Day'?

This is an easy one. To observe this holiday, you can simply do something nice for someone. Maybe buy them a cup of coffee. You could do a donut run and share it with your coworkers. When you're out driving, let the other driver into your lane. There are countless things you could do, some of which won't cost you a dime.

National Random Acts of Kindness Day Began in Denver, Colorado

Looking at several sources, it seems this awesome holiday began right here in Colorado.

According to Woman's Day, Random Acts of Kindness Day, or RAKD, was created in 1995 in Denver, Colorado. The website confirms that statement.

The website reports the Denver, Colorado-based group World Kindness USA had a lot to do with establishing the holiday.

World Kindness USA is the peak national kindness body in the USA, and part of the greater global kindness movement. Will Glennon founded World Kindness USA, which recently celebrated its twentieth anniversary. Will also authored national bestselling book, Random Acts of Kindness, which inspired the creation of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, launched in 1995. -

National Random Acts of Kindness Week in Colorado

This isn't limited to just one day. There's also National Random Acts of Kindness Week. This special week always falls in mid-February. According to, "It's a week dedicated to kindness and taking that extra, conscious step to brighten somebody’s day."

Ways to Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today (February 17, 2022) is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. It's also National Random Acts of Kindness Week. Did you know this holiday originated in Denver, Colorado? Here are a few simple and fun ways to celebrate, courtesy of

START SCROLLING: Small Colorado Towns Known for Big Things

Colorado is full of towns and cities of all sizes. If you're on the front range, you have the majority of big populated cities. Move more towards the east and west, and these towns get smaller and smaller.

Just because some of these towns are populated by very few people, that doesn't mean they are not home to big things.

Let's take a look at these small Colorado towns known for big things.

You Know You're From Colorado When...

We all remember the Jeff Foxworthy jokes back in the day "you might be a redneck". What made those ridiculous stereotypes so funny is because they had just a tiny bit of truth to them. Well along those same lines I wanted to highlight a few ways of thinking that everyone from Colorado has. They are not bad things, just the way we do things and go about our business around here.

So here is a list of ways 'You Know You're From Colorado':

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