I Believe In "Pay It Forward"

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    Thank You, Kind Stranger Two days ago my

    Mother suffered a stroke and is in the hospital. It has been a sad, stressful time for my younger Sister and me. Mom will need to go to a critical care home, as her needs can not be met in the small 9 person group home she has come to love. This morning Sis and I toured...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart
    56-60, F
    10 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    I'm always the one to pay it forward

    and help others but I need help now. My 16 year old son was in a car wreck. He was in his 28 day old USED car that took our whole family years to save for a cheap but good used car. My son was not at fault but since he is 16 the other driver lied and put the blame on my son...
    onemothersmission onemothersmission
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    One can start today,

    and before you know it, what goes around comes around,,,,, this happened to me the other day.On the 4th of July, a patron needed gas to get his family home, so I paid to fill their gas tank. Yesterday, I was in the Drive Thru @ Starbucks and the person in front of me paid for my...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    I Enjoy Serendipitous Giving!

    I've been in situations where sharing my good fortune was easy and enjoyable. I've paid it forward and the recipient was grateful, which is always a good feeling. I give only when it's not asked for. Some people ask and are greedy and keep on asking. Then it becomes not a...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    46-50
    7 Responses Oct 23, 2009

    Pay It Forward In Many Ways

    In the 80's and early 90's my husband and I paid it forward by doing before and after school care for kids who weren't quite old enough to be on their own, and still needed adult supervision.  We had few requirements for the parents:  at least one must be in school, and they...
    nanasixboys nanasixboys
    56-60
    Feb 1, 2012

    Please Help

    My friends really need some help, anything would help, even if it's just a dollar. http://www.giveforward.com/helpmywife
    Jan 23, 2013

    I've Seen It Work

    It works well too. If you have not seen the movie, please do so. It's based on true events. I think the concept is completely remarkable!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 6, 2011

    Just Pay It Foward

    There were a few times in my past that things were not good like they are now.Although I've never been one to really let anyone know when I was down on my luck or ask for any kind of help..it seems that there was always someone who would just know.Someone was always...
    ayankee ayankee
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2010
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