World Kindness Day | World Kindness Week

World Kindness Day is 13th November chosen by the opening day of the 1st World Kindness Movement® General Assembly held at Tokyo in 1998, and the 35th anniversary of the Small Kindness Movement of Japan, which had brought the signatories of the ‘declaration of kindness’ of the World Kindness Movement together in 1997. World Kindness Week is the second week of November every year commencing on the Monday and concluding on the Sunday which incorporates World Kindness Day on November 13th. We celebrate 7 days of kindness around the world to include Schools, Businesses, Community Groups and Cities who mark the week on their Calendar of Events to participate in raising awareness recognising and promoting the belief in the very best qualities that define the human condition.  Check with your local councils to see what activities are planned

The Big Hug and Other WKA Events

Our goal is to support Kindness EVENTS and initiatives leading up to the World Kindness Week maintaining enthusiasm and passion which will allow all of us to rediscover “Our Will to Give,” long after the week has passed.

Respecting our differences rather than demonstrating intolerance, inclusion rather than exclusion, hospitality rather than hostility and gratitude rather than attitude will not just be desired in our schools, it will become essential.

“Kindness” will be contagious. It will become the latest pandemic gripping our schools and communities, creating harmonious environments with a “Care Factor”.

Each year World Kindness Week will launch the possibility of positive change. When we forget, it will be our children who will gently remind us to stay the course. Eliminating the fear that brings about judgment, remove the stigmas based on labels or post codes and celebrate the legacy we wish our children to ultimately inherit.

Our success is measured by the difference make to the spirit of a community, a school, home, family and of course a child. Through our best endeavours we lead by example. “Kindness” does not discriminate, it is not political and it has no negative agenda. It is something that should ignite a spark in us all; to remind us we can always do and be better. Those dedicated few working tirelessly to make a difference, will not be daunted by the challenges ahead they will inspire others.

2015 Calendar

Book Launch “OMG We Are Getting Married”
Author Karen Phillip, WKA Member
Where: Mecure Hotel 820 George St Sydney
When: Wednesday 28 October
Time: 5.45pm – 7.30pm
World Kindness Day 2015
Friday 13 November

World Kindness Week 2015
Monday 9th – Sunday 15th November

Give & Take Black Tie Dinner
Where: Novotel Norwest Business Park
When: Saturday 7th November
Time: 7pm – 11.30pm
Organiser: Mel Bel, Founder of Give And Take assisting families in distress
$120 per head

Sydney Hills Courage To Be Kind Award
When 13th November
Time 7pm
Where Novotel Norwest Business Park Sydney

Sydney Dance For Kindness – Global Flashmob
Where: Circular Quay
When: Sunday 8th November
Time: 11am – 11.30am
Organiser: Kirsty Stubbs

What: Official Signing Ceremony 
Where: TBA
When: Thursday 12th November
Time: TBA
Organiser: Konica Minolta WKA Member

Conversations In Kindness / Kindness Assemblies
Where: Various Australian Public & Independent Schools
When: Friday 13th November
Time: TBA
Organiser: Dept of Education

City Of Gold Coast Cool To Be Kind Awards
Contact Cr Glenn Tozer

Goodwill Ambassador Dinner 
Where: Macchiatos Cnr Pitt & Liverpool Streets Sydney
When: Friday 13th November
Time: 6.30pm -9pm
Organiser: Dimi Lekkas Kindness Marketing (02 9362 8008)
$45 per Head

White Ribbon Day March & Breakfast
7 am Meet Castle Hill Police Station
8 am Breakfast The Lyceum Castle Hill RSL
Cost $25.00
Book Online Castle Hill  RSL Sold Out

Thought Leadership White Paper Kindness Index for Business
Where: Level 16 140 Arthur Street North Sydney.
When: Thursday 26th November
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Organiser:  Australian Business Consulting & Solutions WKA Member
Dr Ray Welling, Editor-in-Chief, WorkplaceInfo/WorkplaceOHS

More Details: contact

88th Birthday Anniversary for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
Where Four Seasons Hotel Sydney 199 George street Sydney
Host The Royal Thai Consulate
When Wed 1st of December
Time 6pm – 8pm
By Invitation Only

Christmas Party World Kindness Australia
When Saturday 19th of December
Where Watsons Bay Hotel Sydney
Time 1pm – 5pm
Cost $35.00
Children $15.00
Confirm Admin@www.worldkindnessaustralia.org

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