Challenge turns a good deed

If one good deed can make someone’s day, imagine the impact 100,000 good turns could have.

If one good deed can make someone’s day, imagine the impact 100,000 good turns could have.

That’s the premise Scouts Canada members are acting on as part of a national movement to do Good Turns across Canada during Good Turn Week, April 14-22.

Local Scouts are challenging members of the community to also do a good turn for a friend, family member, neighbour or fellow citizen.

Doing a good turn is a practice rooted in the values of all scouting youth who are taught to always help others.

During the week, Scouts will pass along a Good Turn Week bracelet to the people for whom they do a good turn, and encourage them to ‘pay it forward’ – creating a cycle of goodwill that will spread throughout communities across Canada.

“Good Turn Week helps inspire every scout to do something great and calls upon Canadians outside the scouting movement to also deliver a simple act of kindness on behalf of someone else,” said Dylan Reinhart, of Scouts Canada.

“Our goal is to foster a stronger sense of community and friendship in Canada through consideration for and assistance of others.”

To learn more about Scouts Canada’s Good Turn Week, please visit scouts.ca/gtw.

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