Healthcare Provider Gratitude

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Gratitude Practice

Let's start by taking a moment to practice gratitude.
  • What essential worker, such as a healthcare worker, are you thankful for the most and why?

  • What is something you take for granted on a daily basis that you are grateful for?

The Recipient

We have included items in your Healthcare Provider Gratitude Kits that could help a doctor or nurse as they navigate this healthcare crisis. These items were chosen by healthcare providers for healthcare providers.

The Reason

Healthcare providers are on the frontlines each and every day, fighting for our well-being. Right now, they are working tirelessly to provide care during a scary, uncertain time.
 
After a long shift, or two, our doctors and nurses are exhausted both physically and mentally. This kit can help lift their spirits and know we are grateful for their work.

Unpack the Box

  • Take everything out of the box.
  • Lay everything out so you can find what you need to build the kit.

Create Your Kynd Code

Please follow the instructions on this card to create your own Kynd Code. This Kynd Code will be included in the final kit.

*Make note of your Kynd Code. You will use this code at the end of the project. 

Find the Kynd Card

This is for you to spread extra kyndness to someone in your own life.  Consider writing a note to a friend, loved one, or colleague that you are grateful for.  Address the note and send it in the mail or give it to someone in person.

DO NOT include this in the finished kit.

Write a Note to the Recipient

1. Find the following items:
  • Blank card and matching envelope
  • Enclosed materials such as crayons, markers, stickers
2. Write your letter and decorate the card.
  • Use the enclosed materials to decorate the card.
    • Express your encouragement and include a hopeful message.
    • Decorate the front and the inside of the card.
      • Helpful Tips:
        • Do not include a date or year on the letter.
        • Avoid politics completely and religion in excess.
          * Can’t think of what to write, draw a picture!
3. Decorate the envelope.
  • Use the enclosed materials to decorate the envelope that will hold your card.
    • Make it colorful and fun. Decorate the front and back of the envelope.
4. Put the completed card in the envelope you decorated. 
  • Include the Kynd Code sheet with the card.

Decorate the Plastic Bag

1. Find the following items:
  • Write-on plastic bag
  • Permanent markers
2. Decorate the plastic bag.
  • The plastic bag is designed to be written on. 
  • Use the enclosed markers to write an encouraging message or draw a picture on the white panel on the plastic bag.

DIY Stress Ball

1. Find the following items:
  • Three balloons
  • Two Play Dohs
  • Scissors (not provided)
2. Combine both Play-Dohs.
  • Take the Play-Dohs out of the containers.
  • Roll both Play Dohs into one large ball.
3. Cut the stem off of one of the balloons.
4. Take the ball of Play-Doh that you just created and insert it into the balloon that you just cut the stem off of.
5. Add a second balloon layer.
  • Cut the stem off of a second balloon.
  • Stretch the balloon over the ball in the opposite direction of the first balloon.
6. Final balloon layer.
  • Do not cut the stem off of the third balloon.
  • Stretch the third balloon over the ball.
7. Tie a knot in the stem of the balloon.
8. Cut off the excess stem of the balloon.
  • You now have a completed stress ball! Good work!

Inspiration Journal

1. Find the following items:
  • Journal
  • Items to decorate the journal
2. Decorate the journal:
  • Decorate the front of the journal with a picture or uplifting message.
3. Surprise kyndness:
  • Use random pages in the journal to write short uplifting message, draw small colorful images, or create fun writing prompts for the recipient.

Pack the Kit

Pack the items into the plastic back that you decorated. 

  • The card and envelope you decorated
  • The large white envelope you decorated
  • All included care package materials
  • Mental Health Resources Guide
  • Any optional items you want to add
     
    *Do not include the Kynd Card or the instructions.
    *Make sure to write down your Kynd Code and include the tear-off piece in the finished kit.
  • Personal care items
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Protein rich snacks
  • BPA-Free Water Bottle
  • Caffeine-Free Tea (like Peppermint, Chamomile, Ginger and Lemon Tea)

Delivery Options

1. Mail your kit directly to someone you know in the healthcare field.
 
OR
 
2. Contact your local hospital and ask about safely delivering the kit for the staff or give/send your kit directly to someone you know who works in the healthcare field.
 
OR
 
3. Return your completed kit to be distributed to someone in the healthcare industry.
 
To get a return label, click HERE.

Share Your Impact

Post your experience on KyndHub.

KyndHub is an online community that gamifies volunteering, acts of kindness, and gratitude.

  1. Go to KyndHub.com or download the free app.
  2. Create a free account or log in.
  3. Select “I Built a Kynd Kit” from the post menu.
  4. Post about your kit.

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