Today is #RRBC “JAN HAWKE” #RandomActsofKindness Day! #RAOK @RRBC_Org @RRBC_RWISA @Tweets4RWISA

Dear Members!

Today, Wednesday, May 25th, 2022, we are hosting another RRBC “JAN HAWKE” RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS DAY!

For many of you who knew Jan Hawke, you instantly knew after only one interaction with her that she was a kind and generous soul.  She always offered her time and resources to help everywhere, everyone, and in any way that she could.

We honor Jan by showing that she left her mark on us in a big way and that we, too, can be kind and generous without expecting anything in return.

Details of this amazing event are listed below.

*If you decide to participate, and we do hope that you will, today you will select a member to bestow a random act of kindness upon.  (If you are compelled to do so, you may show random acts of kindness towards as many members as your heart guides you to).  If you would like for us to assign a supportive member to you to support, just reach out to Paula at;

Here at RRBC, that can be done in a number of ways:

Send a virtual gift card for a cup of coffee (Starbucks), a floral arrangement to brighten someone’s day, or even an Amazon gift card with a little note that reads: “Do something nice for yourself today on me…” or something along those lines.  Merely have your gift sent to, along with the member’s name included in the gift and we will deliver the gift for you;

-Purchase someone a Raffle ticket or tickets in our upcoming WC&BE Raffle giveaway for their chance to win one or more of our (7) $100 Amazon gift card gift baskets!  Now what a treat that would be!  That’s where your gift of $5 could go a long way!  Merely use the CONTACT US form to let us know who you are purchasing Raffle tickets for, then click HERE to purchase those tickets;

-Pay for someone’s annual club membership renewal. If you gift this random act of kindness, there is a $10 discount on the membership renewal.  CONTACT US to let us know the member you would like to gift with this thoughtful gift; 

-Purchase a NEW membership for someone who you think would benefit from, and be a good fit for the RRBC.  If you gift this random act of kindness, there is a $10 discount on the membership;

-Sponsor someone who’s interested in membership in RWISA or RWISA University by paying their application fee or even a portion of it;

-Profile a member that you don’t know very well on your site today, in promotion of their book.  (Be sure that any books you are spotlighting on your site are listed in the club’s catalog before you promote them using the club’s hashtags);

-Purchase a 4WillsPub Literary Gift Certificate for a member to use for a blog tour, book trailer, or any number of literary services offered there. You may even purchase any of those items outright for them.  Make someone’s day by sending them on a virtual blog tour, gifting them with a book trailer or even purchasing a day of social media support for them – all things authors really could use;

As you can see, there are a number of ways that you can show random acts of kindness for your fellow RRBC book club members.  Be creative and think outside the box, but, whatever you do, do it from your heart.  Giving is always the best medicine and it always makes you feel so darned good!

If you are participating in RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS Day, please contact us at and share who you are showing a random act of kindness towards and how.

No one’s life is easy, especially now,  but, there are some whose lives are just downright sad and extremely hard.  We never know what someone else is going through.  Let’s take time today to give or honor our fellow members, just because. And, if you know that they’re in a struggle or you appreciate their service to others, then honor them… or, you could even select a member that you may not know very well and begin a new friendship!

Should you have any questions or need help in understanding the process of RRBC’s #RAOK Day, simply reach out to us at

Ready, set, let’s RAOK! (pronounced ROCK), RANDOMLY SHOW ACTS OF KINDNESS!


Please use the following hashtags and Twitter handles on social media in support of the special day:



Thanks to the following members for supporting others on this #RAOK Day…

Thanks, PTL Perrin, for celebrating our amazing HEAD OF OPERATIONS (LOL), Paula!

Thanks, Nonnie Jules, for celebrating Karen Black, Pat Garcia, Shirley Harris-Slaughter, PTL Perrin, Wanda Fischer, Robbie Cheadle, Harriet Hodgson, Phil Stephens, Karl Morgan, John Podlaski, Kim Taylor, Yvette M. Calleiro, Nina Norstrom, Lisa Kirazian, Linnea Tanner, Maura Beth Brennan, Marian Beaman(Nonnie’s not done yet!)

Thanks, Wanda Fischer, for celebrating John Podlaski, Maura Beth Brennan, Pat Garcia, & Lisa Kirazian!

Thanks, Linnea Tanner, for celebrating Eichin Chang-Lim, Rox Burkey, Pat Garcia, Harriet Hodgson, & Phil Stephens!

Thanks, Charles Jones, for celebrating Joy M. Lilley!

Thanks, Karen Black, for celebrating Bette A. Stevens & Charles Jones!

Thanks, Harriet Hodgson, for celebrating Darlene Cutler!

Thanks, Phil Stephens, for celebrating Yvette M. Calleiro!

Thanks, Randy Overbeck, for celebrating Phil Stephens!

Thanks, Lisa Kirazian, for celebrating Maura Beth Brennan!

Thanks, Robbie Cheadle, for celebrating John Podlaski & Yvette M. Calleiro!

Thanks, Maura Beth Brennan, for celebrating Nonnie Jules, Marie Drake, & PTL Perrin!



12 thoughts on “Today is #RRBC “JAN HAWKE” #RandomActsofKindness Day! #RAOK @RRBC_Org @RRBC_RWISA @Tweets4RWISA”

  1. I am so sorry I missed RAOK. I haven’t had a chance to look at my email for a few days as I am knee-deep in other issues. Dear Nonnie, you sensed that I wasn’t around so you got hold of me to see if I was alright. I am fine and thank God for each day that I have. Nonnie, you are so dear to me and I really appreciate that you take the time to see about me. I am catching up and I want to thank everyone who lifted me up yesterday. ❤❤❤

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  2. Random Acts of Kindness Day has been extraordinarily kind to me today. Thank you so much Roz Burkey, Wanda Fischer, and Karl Morgan for your kindness to me. I am humbled by this experience.

    God Bless You All!


  3. This will be the only day I can take time to share in all the love and kindness so I better get to it.


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