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Kynd Kit Max

Let's Start Volunteering!

There are step-by-step directions below to complete your Kynd Kit. If you have any questions during your build, there is a live chat in the corner of the screen.

You can also email us by clicking the button below.
Completed Kynd Kits go all over the world. As you customize your kit, please refrain from using any religion or political content.

Write a Note to the Recipient

1. Find the following items:
  • Blank card and matching envelope
  • Enclosed materials such as crayons, markers, stickers, etc.
2. Write your letter and decorate the envelope.
  • Use the enclosed materials to write a letter and decorate the envelope.
  • Express your encouragement and include a hopeful message.

Helpful Tips:

  • Do not include a date or year on the letter.
  • Avoid politics completely and religion in excess.
  • Use appropriate humor
* Can’t think of what to write, draw a picture!
3. Put the completed card in the envelope you decorated. 
  • Include the Kynd Code sheet with the card.
  • Please DO NOT lick the envelope shut

Decorate the Canvas Tote

1. Find the following items:
  • Canvas Tote
  • Markers
2. Decorate the canvas tote:
  • Use the enclosed markers to decorate the tote.
  • Make the canvas tote fun and colorful.
    * TIP: Can’t think of what to write, draw a picture!

DIY Wall Art

Help make those transitioning out of homelessness feel more at home by creating wall art for their new place.

1. Find the following items:
  • Canvas panel
  • Markers
2. Decorate the canvas panel
  • Write a quote or draw a picture 
    • Examples:
      • Welcome home 
      • You are brave, you are strong, you are enough
      • Meals and memories are made here 
      • Start each day with a grateful heart
      • Do small things with great love
      • Home sweet home

*Kit Builder Tip: Feel free to use your own favorite affirmations or search the internet for inspiration. 

DIY Door Banner

1. Find the following items:
  • Construction paper
  • Markers
  • Scissors (not included)
2. Cut the construction paper into triangles, circles, or other shapes.
3. Cut holes in each side of the construction paper and connect to the twine to make a banner.
4. Use the enclosed material to decorate the banner or write an encouraging message across the banner.
    • Examples:
      • Welcome home 
      • Home sweet home
      • Welcome to our home
      • There is no place like home 
      • It’s good to be home

*Kit Builder Tip: Feel free to use your own favorite affirmations or search the internet for inspiration

Pack the Kit

  • Pack all of the materials into the decorated tote and put it back into the original box.
  • Make sure the Kynd Code is included.
  • Do not pack an opened or used items. 
  • Add any optional items you would like.
  • Cleaning items
  • Laundry items
  • Wall decor 
Items not to include: 
  • Perishable items
  • Sharp objects
  • Nut food products
  • Religious or political items
  • Alcohol

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.


Share Your Completed Kynd Kit on Social Media!

We’d love to hear about your Kynd Kit experience. Post your completed kit on social media and tag Project Helping.

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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