I Found Money On The Ground

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 291 People

    Some years ago, I was waiting to cross the road,

    when the cars came to a stand still a motorcyclist stopped an a wad of £20 notes fell from the riders leather jacket pocket, I stepped over picked up the note's and handed them back to him he just glared at me and rode off, the following day in the local newspaper was a report...
    Jeanettestudent Jeanettestudent
    56-60, T
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I found $20 on the ground a few weeks back.

    I thought about asking anyone nearby if they dropped it, but anyone could just lie and take it, so I kept it for myself.
    Sirdanman Sirdanman
    16-17, M
    Oct 6, 2015

    I found $5- on the ground today.

    Paid for the tip for my daughter's haircut. :D. That brightened my day a lil.
    cjkenton cjkenton
    Sep 4, 2015

    A Working Teenager

    I found several hundred dollars in an envelope outside a McDonald's as a teenager. I told the manager of the store that I had found the money and he called the local police station. An older man came back before the police got there wanting to know if anyone had found money. He...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2011

    Just when l needed it most.

    .. Years ago, when l was really struggling, my car needed petrol. I had 5 quid to my name. I needed the usual necessities, like bread, milk, groceries. I thought what do l do, l need petrol to get about, the needle was hitting empty... and we need to eat! I headed into the...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    I found $180 on the floor in Vegas

    and I actually felt guilty.
    fattybratty fattybratty
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2015


    when I find money on ground I only find a penny.. I wish it was a 100 dollars. So I can get groceries,gas in truck new shoes.
    sunsure sunsure
    41-45, F
    Nov 23, 2012

    Gosh. I remember time I found $100 at the

    airport and I it to the security. I am damn well he spent/ pocketed the money XD oh well haha I hope he enjoyed it!
    Ricesha Ricesha
    18-21, F
    Oct 4, 2015

    I have actually found

    and kept over £1000 (or in the USA that would be equivalent to $2000) since I was about 13. I have found £1 coins, £2 coins fivers. tenners and twenty pound notes . I have twice found £40 on seperate occasions , happy days . I have found wallets and purses full of money on...
    peterstephen7 peterstephen7
    41-45, M
    Oct 13, 2015

    £50 in the middle of the lane leading to the

    field the man who had lost it had walked past us 10 mins prior
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    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    Today I went for a bus ride further North

    than originally planned. After using restroom and crossing street to bus stop on other side, I decided to look around Goodwill since I could tell bus wouldn't be coming for awhile. I had some coins in my pocket so figure I see if I could anything I liked for a dollar. Found...
    ducksfan27 ducksfan27
    26-30, M
    Sep 20, 2015

    I was at work whipper snipping

    and I stopped for a sec because there on the ground was $20 I kept it. I would never hand in any money. finders keepers. then another day I went for a pee in the bushes and other ground $5. Only Australian dollars. I live in Sydney Australia.
    spankinggardener spankinggardener
    26-30, M
    Sep 6, 2015

    A few years ago now, I was on my way down the

    country to a football match, and as usual the excesses of the night before became too much to handle around Wetherby. So we pulled into the new services there to get some food. Anyway, to cut a long story short, I popped to the toilets and while I was stood there I looked down...
    Mick672 Mick672
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 6, 2015

    I found some money on the ground once.

    It was during a rain storm at the stock yards and I was soaking wet and checking on my horse trailer and doing some repairs. The place was closed for the rest of the day and everyone had left already except me. I was crawling around on the ground and all muddy and I found $50 in...
    blueballsbull blueballsbull
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I found $5. Not much

    but money is money.
    Music4Us Music4Us
    16-17, F
    Oct 4, 2015

    I have a plan for what I will do one day

    when I find a briefcase full of money in the woods, surrounded by dead gangsters.
    TheGreanBean TheGreanBean
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2015

    I've never found an actual note on the ground,

    but I have spotted some coins every now and again.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    Oct 5, 2015

    at school I found a $10 dollar bill on the

    ground. I took the money and asked a few people around if they lost anything. unsuccessful I turned the money into the office. I went to my next class and a girl frantically looked for her money. she said she lost a $10 bill. I told her I just turned it in to the office. she was...
    Lanajamba Lanajamba
    18-21, F
    Sep 5, 2015
    marinerob marinerob
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2015

    Most recently it was a dollar bill outside of a

    Bojangles, while traveling. Find coins nearly all the time. Yes, I pick them up. Once I found nearly $20. Wouldn't be upset with that happening more often.
    grower629 grower629
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 27, 2015
    chocolatecrazy9010 chocolatecrazy9010
    13-15, F
    Oct 4, 2015

    This happened to me today.

    I was at Aldi and I found a dollar. That isn't anything worth writing home about, but right away, I felt I needed to give it to the person who dropped it. I looked around but nobody was nearby. When I went outside I found an old lady near the carts, so I asked her if it was...
    PinkHeartCrystals PinkHeartCrystals
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2015

    I had ten romance novels to take back to the

    library. I was tired and sleepy, so I dragged myself and my then seven-year-old daughter to the library right around the corner from my apartment. The parking lot was filled with cars. I noticed a shiny red Corolla because red was my favorite color. Then my eyes moved down...
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2016


    When I was in fifth grade, I found ten dollars on the cafeteria floor. That was the happiest day of my life ;) P.S. Ever since then, I haven't picked up that amount of money on the ground...I wonder what that means...
    girlanonymous girlanonymous
    22-25, F
    Feb 22, 2011
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