Okotoks Stronger Together

There are so many great local examples of Okotokians being neighbourly, supporting and caring for one another in our community. Let's continue to contribute to the power of community and volunteerism by performing big and small acts of kindness because Okotoks is stronger together.

Okotoks Stronger Together

Kindness Day is March 18

Make an impact this Kindness Day with small acts of kindness! 

Get a free Community Champion kit and have fun getting to know your neighbours - we’ll arm you with freebies to share, ideas to connect with those around you, and resources to help build a safer community together.

You can also make an impact to brighten someone’s day with Gift It Forward. Get up to four free gift bags filled with awesome swag that you can deliver to someone in Okotoks to show them you care, say thanks, or just to boost their mood!

Sign up by 3 p.m. Thursday, March 17 and we’ll drop off your freebies at your door this Friday on Kindness Day, because Okotoks is IMPACTFUL! 

Get to know your neighbours, stay connected, and celebrate safely!

When you become a Community Champion, you'll receive a free toolkit filled with fun items to share with your neighbours and share your enthusiasm for your community. You'll access support, tools and ideas to strengthen your social connections within your neighbourhoods, and ways to connect and celebrate. 

To apply to be a Community Champion, submit your information through the link below and be sure to include your neighbourhood and a sentence explaining why you will be an awesome Community Champion. 

Apply to be a Champion

Use the online toolkit below to find useful information and printable documents you can use to get to know your neighbours, stay connected and celebrate safely!

Ways to connect virtually

How to use the Neighbour card

Downloadable Neighbour card

Reasons to know your neighbour

Safety message

Gift It Forward encourages Okotokians to recognize those in the community who are helping others with a free surprise gift bag as a way of saying thank you. This is also a fun and easy way to reach out to someone who may need a reminder that they are not alone. 

Submit a request for Gift It Forward bags through the link below. You can request up to four free gift bags to pass along to those who you think deserve a thank you, or who need a little extra boost. You can select a pick up window to get your gift bag(s) and surprise a deserving someone in our community with this small act of kindness.

Sign up to Gift It Forward 



Do you know someone who is helping to strengthen our community? We want to hear from you about all the remarkable ways people in Okotoks are supporting each other. 

When you nominate someone for Kindness Currency and share the stories of the people making Okotoks stronger and more resilient, your nominee will get a Kindness Currency sticker for themselves and one to pass on. Kindness Currency recipients and their stories will be shared with the community and have the chance to be featured in a monthly video.

Nominate someone for Kindness Currency


The third Friday of every month is Kindness Day, a chance to spread the kindness that makes Okotoks a great place. On Kindness Day, we will showcase Kindness Currency nominees and we have different options that make it easy to get involved in and sign up for any or all the Okotoks Stronger Together programs.

Kindness Currency recipients