Design the Next #FreeHugs Postcard!

Are you a creative person? Does your art dazzle, amaze, and inspire? Do you want the opportunity to have your original design travel across the country? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Here’s the run down: Swift Kick loves free hugs. We want to spread that love as far as it can go. We’re […]

Tom was on TV About the Hugging World Record!

Roses are red, Violets are blue. Hugs are free, For me and you! On Thursday, November 3, we hosted Student Free Hugs Day.  Thank you to the College of DuPage for hosting the attempt at breaking a world record for the most number of hugs in one minute. It was an honor for Tom to […]

FREE HUGS! Photo Recap From Cedar Crest College and Kutztown University

Thank you to every human out there that participated Free Hugs Day 2016! We are so proud of you for spreading the love around your campuses worldwide. Stay tuned for a final wrap up video of 2016 Free Hugs day. I wanted to attach some pictures taken at Kutztown University and Cedar Crest College, both colleges of […]

Did We Just Break a Hugging World Record?! #FreeHugs16 Half-Time

From the Mouths of Huggers! International Free Hugs Day Update

This year, Free Hugs Day has been extra special. We just watched, live on Facebook, Tom and our amazing Intern Jake each attempt to break a DIFFERENT hugging world record at the same time, in different places. Check out the live feeds to find out if they did it… Jake at Bridgewater State University -2000 […]

4 Excuses You Can’t Use for Not Participating in Free Hugs Day

Are you ready for Free Hugs Day?! Many of you will be nodding your heads saying, “YES! LET ‘S DO THIS!” Others might not have a clue. And yet, others (and this post is for you) might be making excuses as to why you can’t run a Free Hugs Day on your campus. Here are some […]

3 Ways That Schools Are Prepping for #FreeHugs16

Less than a week until students across the country, and some borders, will all be standing around their campus with Free Hugs signs! This year, some schools went all out to prepare for 11/3. Ch-ch-check it out!   This Geo-Filter at TAMIU This #FreeHugs16 Captains Army at Loyola University of Maryland   This Mascot World […]

How to Style Your Free Hugs T-Shirt for #FreeHugs16

One of our favorite products in the Swift Kick store is the Free Hugs T-shirt. It’s funny, gets people’s attention, and is PERFECT for #FreeHugs Day. But there’s one problem… how do you wear it while still keeping your personal style intact – especially if you aren’t the t-shirt wearing kind? I took the liberty […]

5 Reasons Humans Need Humans

At face value, most would say our world is a mess. Collectively, we have a lot of work to do. I argue that it starts on a person -to-person level. I think love, respect and understanding can make great things happen. It just starts with a little human kindness. (And maybe some common sense.) In […]

And the Winning #FreeHugs Postcard Is…[Drumroll Please]

2017 Free Hugs postcard

Thank you to all those who voted for our 2016-2017 Free Hugs postcard! We are so grateful to Jaxy Stewart for such creative contributions. We are so happy you took the time to design great postcards from which to choose. Jaxy is a rising senior at Leslie University College of Art and Design, studying Art Design. Fun fact: Jaxy is […]

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