Meals on Wheels (November)

THE TASK

Create a meaningful "We Care" package for Meals on Wheels recipients. The holidays can be a challenging time for those confined to their homes. 

THE RECIPIENT

Meals on Wheels delivers these special gift bags to seniors to say, “We Care.” Coupled with a personal note it is a sure way to brighten someone’s day and say “you are not forgotten.”

THE REASON

During the holidays, birthdays, or when seniors are just feeling down, Meals on Wheels uses these special "We Care" packages to brighten the day of the seniors they serve. 

THE INSTRUCTIONS

These are the instructions for "We Care" Kits for Meals on Wheels. Questions? Email us at hey@kyndhub.com

1. Complete the gratitude practice included in your KyndKit.

 

2. Write Your Letter

Included materials used for this step: 

  • Folded white card and matching envelope
  • Markers
  • Stickers

 

Steps:

  • Decorate the card and the envelope.
  • Write your letter.
  • Express your encouragement and include a hopeful message.
  • Can't think of what to write, draw a picture.

       

      3. Decorate the Placemat

      Included materials used for this step: 

      • Paper Placemat
      • Markers
      • Stickers

       

      Steps:

      • Draw something colorful and fun or write an uplifiting message

         

        4. Decorate the Bag to Hold the "We Care" Package

        Included materials used for this step: 

        • White bag
        • Markers
        • Stickers

         

        Steps:

        • Draw something colorful and fun or write an uplifiting message

         

        5. Pack the Kit

        Optional items to include:

        • Post-it notes
        • Shampoo
        • Dish towels
        • Potholders
        • Playing cards
        • Small brushes
        • Socks
        • Stamps
        • Toothbrush
        • Tissues

         

        Included materials used for this step: 

        • Placemat (folded),
        • Your card
        • Crossword book
        • Notecards
        • Include your markers and pen for the recipient to use on their cards 
        • Optional items you've chosen to include

         

        Steps:

        • Pack the materials into the bag you decorated
        • Seal the bag

         

        6. Delivery Options

        • Deliver your bag to your local Meals on Wheels                                                 
             OR
        • Get your shipping label from us (no charge) HERE. We will collect the bags and deliver them Meals on Wheels. 

         

          7. Go Back to Your Gratitude Exercise

          • Write down any additional gratitude you now feel.
          • Go to the first prompt "someone you are grateful for". 
          • Fill out your included Kynd Card and give it to that person.
          • Now you've done an act of kyndness, too!

           

          8. Share It

           

           

           

          Downloadable Instructions

          Instruction Sheet
          Gratitude Practice Sheet
          Group Leader Instructions

          Thank you for practicing kyndfulness with us again!