Color and send your own cards via email to first responders and hospital staff, including those on this recommended distribution list. Bring cards with you when running errands to bring a smile to food chain workers, pharmacists, retail employees, and all the people who are putting themselves at risk to keep us safe. Or, hang one on your door or mailbox to thank workers delivering packages or mail to your home.
Kol Ami offered its Colors of Gratitude program on April 18, 2021 in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Good Deeds Week and continues our program through April as part of the Interfaith Council’s Day of Unity. We welcome your donations of handcrafted cards (email scanned cards to ) and voluntary contributions (donate here and list “Colors” in the comment) through Friday, May 7. All proceeds will be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank. All who donate cards or funds will receive a final report of our shared efforts by the end of May.
Joanne has created a toolkit to help you in your gratitude journey. Download Joanne’s Colors of Gratitude Blank Cards, use her Gratitude Worksheet to help you along, add a special flair with her artful thank you phrases, and track your progress on her art of appreciation list tracker. For additional tips visit her coloring patterns worksheet and her website Joanne Fink Judaica.