Kindness: Pass It On!

Free Printable Kindness Pass-Along Gift Cards

Sow kindness, reap joy. Plant an unexpected act of kindness today!

By Chris Dunmire | Updated September 2, 2018

Acts of Random Kindness: Free Cards as mentioned in the Cincinatti Post!

Flower French physicist, inventor, and theologian Blaise Pascal remarked, "Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much." We all have immense power to make our world a kinder place through our words and deeds. Use this gift to sow more kindness seeds into your day by using these printable kindness cards as tools to share and spread more 'kindfulness mindfulness' around your community, workplace, or school.

7 Ways to Commit "Random Acts of Kindness" Today!

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves. —James M. Barrie

  • Pay for the person next in line at your favorite coffee shop or cafe.
  • Toss extra change in the toll booth or subway for the person behind you.
  • Shovel snow or rake leaves for your neighbor.
  • Look for opportunities to lend a hand in small, helpful ways.
  • Offer compliments and praise for sincere contributions.
  • Be creative in finding other ways to spread kindness.
  • Print and use the cards below for any of the above.

Printing Tips: Card files download in a PDF format to print on an inkjet or laser printer on a standard sheet of paper, cardstock, or business card template (fits Avery #8371 Business Card template 10 cards/sheet 2" × 3½"). Digital sharing: Save full-size card images to your iPhone or Android or other device and text or email them to friends.

Sow kindness, reap joy.

Download: 'Sow Kindness, Reap Joy' Pass-Along Cards

(PDF 279KB, free printable set of 10)
Print these colorful Sow kindness, reap joy cards and use to randomly sow kindness consciousness.

Suggested use: Share the cards wherever the spirit of kindness moves you.

Kindness challenge: Print a sheet of 10 and use them in a week.

Card text: Multiplying flowers with text, 'Sow kindness, reap joy.' Write a message on the back or save the image to your device and text to a friend.

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. —Aesop

Free Kindness Beverage Gift Card

Download: Kindness Beverage Pass-Along Gift Cards

(PDF 560KB, free printable set of 10)
Print these unique and colorful cards to use randomly for gifting someone with a free cup of coffee, juice, soda or tea.

Suggested use: Hand your server the card with the request to anonymously give it to your target "kind deed" recipient or the next person in line and pre- or post-pay for their drink. Use in restaurants, book stores, fast-food chains, coffee cafe's, bistro's, and where beverages are sold.

Kindness challenge: Remain anonymous.

Card text: You've just been gifted with a random act of kindness! It's amazing how an unexpected gift brings more sunshine into your day, right? Enjoy your beverage! Kindness: Pass it on!

Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. —Eric Hoffer

Free Kindness Pass-Along Card

Download: General Random Act of Kindness Pass-Along Cards

(PDF 335KB, free printable set of 10)
Print these open-theme white background cards to use randomly at any time up-front or anonymously.

Suggested use: It doesn't matter what kind act you do, because if you do it with an open heart and attitude of cheerfulness, you're bound to make someone's day!

Kindness challenge: Use weekly.

Card text: You've just been gifted with a random act of kindness! It's amazing how much a small act of kindness brings more sunshine into your day, right? Kindness: Pass it on!

Be the change you want to see in the world. —Ghandi

Blank Kindness Thank You Card

Download: Blank Kindness 'Thank You' Pass-Along Cards

(PDF 300KB, free printable set of 10)
Print these unique blank cards to personalize with your own random act of kindness hand-written message.

Suggested use: These reverse kindness 'Thank You' cards give you the opportunity to acknowledge kind deeds done to you. Use to spotlight and celebrate kind deeds.

Kindness challenge: Use at every opportunity.

Card text: Blank for your own personalized message to your kind recipient.

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. —Samuel Johnson

Kindness Christmas Cards

Download: Kindness Christmas Pass-Along Cards

Green Background Christimas Cards (PDF 548 KB, set of 10)

White Background Christimas Cards (PDF 1437 KB, set of 10)

Suggested use: These open-theme Christmas kindness cards can be used for gifting beverages or other kind acts.

Kindness challenge: Use in December during the Christmas season while shopping to help lighten someone's holiday stress.

Card text: Merry Christmas! You've just been gifted with a random act of kindness! It's amazing how unexpected small gifts bring more joy into your day. Enjoy! Kindness: Pass it on!

When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. —Harold Kushner

Kindness Mini-Cards and Gift Tag Sets

Print card sets on thick paper or card stock. Be creative with the mini-cards; punch holes in them and use as gift tags!

Kindness Mini Card Set OneKindness Mini-Cards (Set 1)
(PDF 470 KB)
Set of three re-printable mini cards or gift tags: Congrats!, I Truly Love You!, and You're the Best!

Kindness Mini Card Set TwoKindness Mini-Cards (Set 2)
(PDF 442 KB)
Set of three re-printable mini cards or gift tags includes: What I Like About You..., Great Job!, and Thank You!

Kindness Postcard SetKindness Re-printable Postcard Sets
Print and cut out these 5.5" × 4.25" Kindness themed postcards to say hello, show your appreciation, or tell someone how much you miss them. Two postcards per page — choose from three designs:

Kindness Quotes

Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. —Scott Adams

A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward. —William John Bennet

Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on; 'twas not given for thee alone, pass it on; Let it travel down the years, let it wipe another's tears, till in heaven the deed appears, pass it on. —Henry Burton

Great persons are able to do great kindnesses. —Miguel de Cervantes

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver. —Barbara De Angelis

Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech. —Katherine Francke

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. —Goethe

If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give. —Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. —Washington Irving

Do it that very moment!
Don't put it off — don't wait.
There's no use in doing a kindness
If you do it a day too late! —Charles Kingsley

I have never met a person whose greatest need was anything other than real, unconditional love. You can find it in a simple act of kindness toward someone who needs help. There is no mistaking love. You feel it in your heart. It is the common fiber of life, the flame that heals our soul, energizes our spirit and supplies passion to our lives. —Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Give what you have. To some one, it may be better than you dare to think. —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. —Philo

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. —Albert Schweitzer

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness. —Seneca

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. —Mother Teresa

Kindness: a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see. —Unknown

The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life. —William Wordsworth