December 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm by Melanie
With the holiday season well underway, Random Acts is taking the time this month to focus its efforts on those who often spend the busy season doing more giving than receiving. While the work that hospitality, retail, and service workers do during the holidays can often go overlooked — what parent hasn’t hurried past the customer care employee greeting people at the door, in their quest to snag that hot-ticket item for the kids? — the time it takes to stop for a moment and #GetKind is nothing in comparison to the joy a small gesture of gratitude can evoke. Instead of brushing past those offering their assistance the next time you’re out in search of the perfect gift for your sibling, significant other, or favorite pet, we’re challenging you this December to pause and spread a little holiday cheer of your own.
Aside from the obvious gestures mentioned above —stopping and smiling back at a kindhearted employee or genuinely thanking a retail worker offering some assistance — there are a few ways you can #GetKind this December:
There are plenty of ways to #GetKind for hospitality, retail, and service workers this December. As anyone who’s ever worked in those industries will tell you, whether you know it or not, your small gesture of generosity will go a long way in making their lives a little easier. And really, isn’t that the whole point this holiday season?