Spread SOME Kindness: #DCcon

This July, Random Acts returns to Washington, DC to spread some kindness once again with Creation Entertainment and So Others Might Eat (SOME). From Friday, July 24th to Sunday, July 26th, Random Acts will be present at the Salute to Supernatural – Washington, DC convention, collecting donations on behalf of SOME, a local Washington, DC nonprofit that provides services for the homeless and poor of the District of Columbia. For 45 years, SOME has been restoring dignity and hope in people by providing food, clothing, health care, affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling to those in need.

On behalf of SOME, Random Acts will be collecting:

  • Ground coffee
  • Non-refrigerated creamer
  • Snacks (e.g. chips, granola bars, popcorn, etc.)
  • Sugar, salt, flour, seasonings
  • Salad dressing (other than Italian)
  • Ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Hot sauce
  • Syrup
  • Pancake mix
  • Canned pasta (e.g. Chef Boyardee)
  • Reusable grocery bags

In addition to the donation collection drive, there is another opportunity to #GetKind. On Monday, July 27th, Random Acts is inviting 10 participants to volunteer with them at SOME, serving lunch to the homeless/poor from approximately 10:30am-1:15pm as part of SOME’s daily food service.

You do not have to be attending the Salute to Supernatural – Washington, DC convention to be eligible to participate; however, you must be able to meet Random Acts at the convention hotel (Hyatt Regency Washington, DC on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20001) or at SOME (71 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001) at the meeting time specified by Random Acts. Those meeting Random Acts at the Hyatt will walk over to SOME with Random Acts (an approximately 20-minute walk).

If you are interested in participating, please fill out the following form: https://podio.com/webforms/11941850/825094. The minimum age to participate is 13. If you are under 18 years of age, you must fill out a Parent/Guardian Consent Form to be eligible. Chosen participants will be asked to sign a liability waiver. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, May 12th at 23:59 EDT. 10 participants will be chosen at random and notified by Friday, May 15th. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Juliana at juliana@randomacts.org.

FYI, we’ve made a handy informational flyer for this event!