Colchester is Kind is very excited to be collaborating with the awesome team at Colchester Parks and Recreation on something very special: the Joyful Ornament Project! Starting December 5th, residents are invited to bring an ornament decorated with a kind message/word and place it on a live tree inside the gazebo on the Colchester green.Continue reading “Joyful Ornament Project”
Author Archives: Michelle Noehren
Orienting Your Life Towards Kindness
Author: Michelle Noehren Every single day I think about how I can make life better for others. I strive to have positive interactions with everyone I encounter, even those who are upset or angry. I believe in my heart that life is meant to be lived in service to others, and I let that guideContinue reading “Orienting Your Life Towards Kindness”
Colchester COVID-19 Response
DO YOU NEED HELP? If at any point you find yourself in need of help please fill out this form and our volunteers will do their best to help. BE A HELPER: If you would like to join our volunteer database you can do that here. CHECK-IN CALLS: Would you like to receive a weeklyContinue reading “Colchester COVID-19 Response”
2020 Colchester Kindness Ninja Contest
Join your friends from Colchester is Kind for our very first Kindness Ninja Contest! The Colchester Kindness Ninja Contest will take place from February 11 – 18th (Random Acts of Kindness Week). The contest is open to all ages. Each person must register individually (parents can register children). An email address *must* be provided becauseContinue reading “2020 Colchester Kindness Ninja Contest”
Period Kits for Youth
Lots of teens worry about getting their periods at school. Some younger teens, even pre-teens, may experience their very first period while in class, away from home. To help alleviate period-related stress for teens in the Colchester community, Colchester is Kind has organized Project Period. Through donations from community members, Colchester is Kind creates periodContinue reading “Period Kits for Youth”
Hang Out with Us on Facebook
Colchester is Kind mainly functions as a Facebook private group. We encourage posts about kindness ideas, kindness quotes, helping others, and building community. If you’d like to join our page, request access by viewing our group on Facebook.
Kids Summer Kindness Challenge!
We are so excited to share that we’ve created a new challenge to encourage kids to do acts of kindness during summer break. You can download the PDF here for printing purposes. If you’d like to register your child/children just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with their names and ages. Kids that complete 15 acts ofContinue reading “Kids Summer Kindness Challenge!”
Kindness Bags in the Community
One of our very creative Colchester is Kind members, Tamara Severance, created these kindness bags that are being passed around through our Colchester community as a way to spread cheer and smiles.
Do you need summer camp for your children? Colchester Parks and Recreation provides a fantastic summer camp and scholarships are available for residents who need assistance.
Colchester Youth and Social Services proudly offers the Colchester Community Closet. The closet is open to anyone in the local community who has a need for clothing. New and gently used clothing and shoes for children and adults are available at no cost.