In the frenzy of everyday life, we want to make the world a kinder place. Sometimes, a hug is all it takes! This event is inspired by the story of Juan Mann. Juan’s sole mission was to reach out and hug a stranger, and brighten up their lives. In this age of social disconnectivity and lack of human contact, the effects of the Free Hugs campaign became phenomenal. Our goal is to do the same, and reach out with a positive loving gesture to others, no strings attached. If you missed our first free hugs event in June, then here's another chance. We hope to see some of the same people from June, plus a lot more! Here are some pictures from the last FREE HUGS event: click here!
As a group, we’ll be handing out bottles of water, flowers, treats, candies, and yes, FREE HUGS too!
We will be distributing hugs at the Eco Festival in The San Ramon City Center on Sunday, August 30th starting at 2:00 p.m.
Where We'll Meet:
Exact meeting location TBD. The festival is located at 6200 Bollinger Canyon Road in San Ramon. Please RSVP with your contact info, so we can notify you of the exact meeting place. Please bring two or three items from the list below:
- Colorful FREE HUGS Posters / Signs (Make your own…be creative! )
- Individual flowers
- Bag of Wrapped Candies (no chocolates, please - it might melt)
- Bottles of water in a cooler with ice
T-shirts FOR SALE: We have SpreadKindness.org T-shirts available for sale at $20 each. All proceeds help support the activities of the organization. Please let us know if you want to order one so we can bring it to the event. They are really nice!! We have Black or White T-shirts for men, and Black or Chocolate Brown T-shirts for ladies. Your support is very much appreciated! To view the T-shirts, go to click here.
If you plan to bring your friends, please update your RSVP. If you plan to attend, please be sure to show up... it won't be as fun without you :-) It is very important that we have an exact headcount, so we know how many people to expect. Please Pass it on:
Please help get the word out and post it on your Facebook profile. Tell your friends, families, and neighbors!
Ideas: We’re always open to ideas and suggestions for future events. If you know anyone or any organization that would appreciate an act of kindness from our group, please let us know!