November is Kindness Month in the Valley, here’s how to get involved

Kindness Month raises awareness for youth suicide prevention and the Empower Youth Network.

November is Kindness Month in the Snoqualmie Valley.

The annual celebration is hosted by Carnation nonprofit Empower Youth Network (EYN). It comes with several events and campaigns aimed at promoting a more compassionate community and raising awareness for EYN’s Youth Suicide Prevention Program and #BeKindSV campaign.

The month is supported by the Riverview and Snoqualmie Valley School Districts, Snoqualmie Tribe and the five Valley communities.

Here’s a list of scheduled events and activities.

Nominate A Kindness Ambassador: Residents are invited to nominate someone in their life such as a child, teacher, coworker or community member who spreads kindness to those around them. Submit their story: here.

Pledge to Make Kindness “Business As Usual”: This campaign highlights local businesses and supports positive climate by introducing, modeling, and reinforcing kindness and inclusion. Businesses can take the pledge and receive a #BeKindSV window decal to display campaign support, and each business will be listed on the #BeKindSV Facebook page. Businesses can take the pledge here.

Kindness Movie at North Bend Theatre: Families are invited to a free special showing of “Wonder” at North Bend Theatre on Sunday, November 27. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with complimentary snacks. This PG-rated movie is for all ages and tells a heartwarming story of compassion and acceptance. Kindness Ambassadors will be acknowledged at this event as well. Register to attend here.

Snoqualmie Valley Candle Co. #BeKindSV Candles: These limited-edition candles sold at local stores benefit Empower Youth Network.