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Plus Kynd Kit

Write a Note to the Recipient and Decorate the Envelope

Use the enclosed materials to write a card and decorate the envelope. Express your encouragement and include a hopeful message.

Decorate the Canvas Bag

Use the permanent markers to decorate the canvas bag. Tip: Place a piece of paper in the bag before decorating to prevent the markers from bleeding through. 

Surprise Kyndness

Decorate the outside of the journal with a picture or uplifting message. Use random pages in the journal to write short uplifting messages, draw small colorful images, or create fun writing prompts for the recipient.

Decorate Canvas Tote

Decorate the canvas tote to make it fun and colorful! Tip: place a piece of paper in the tote before decorating. This will prevent the marker from bleeding through the tote.

Worry Stone

Worry stones are smooth, polished rocks used for relaxation or anxiety relief to help one feel grounded. The stone is meant to be kept in one’s pocket. The physical act of massaging a worry stone for several minutes is proven to provide therapeutic & psychological benefits that help soothe your nervous system, reduce stress and anxiety, and help clear your mind so you can focus and think clearly.
 On one side of the drawstring bag write an inspirational or calming word. Examples: hope, love, grow, breathe, dream, courage, wonder. Tip: Place a piece of paper or cardboard in the bag before decorating to prevent the marker from bleeding through.

DIY Affirmation Cards

Write a special affirmation message on each card. Loop the piece of string through the hole punched cards and tie a knot to secure them together. If you have a key ring, loop the cards through the key ring. 

Coffee Mug

Using paint pens, decorate the mug. Write a message or draw something. Get creative! After you’re done decorating, place the mug in the oven before preheating. Then, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Once preheated, set timer for 30 min. Once the time is over, turn off your oven and let the mug cool off inside for an additional 30 min before taking it out.

WARNING: Mug may be hot. Use caution when removing!

Pack the Kit

  • Pack all of the materials into the decorated tote bag and put it back into the original box.
  • Please only include items that are UNOPENED and UNUSED
  • Add any optional items you would like.
  • Please make sure to wrap your mug back up to prevent from breaking in shipping
  • Self care items 
  • Stress relief items 
  • Journals 
  •  Coffee/snacks

Items not to include:

  • Perishable items
  • Sharp objects
  • Nut food products
  • Religious or political items

Register Your Kit and Follow It's Journey!

Delivery Options

*If your kit has a prepaid return label, apply that label to the outside of the box and send it back to Project Helping for distribution. 

Distribution options if your kit does not have a prepaid return label:

  • Keep the bag and give it to a new parent you know.
  • Drop your kit off at a local women’s shelter 

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Dollars for Doers​

If your company offers a Dollars for Doers program, you can submit the time you spent building your Kynd Kit to benefit Project Helping.

Official Name: Project Helping

Website: ProjectHelping.org

EIN/Tax ID: 45-2442366

Nonprofit Classification: 501(c)(3)

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