Ideas to get involved in Pay it Forward

There are so many wonderful ways to get involved in Paying it Forward. Of course, you don’t need to wait until Pay it Forward Day to make a difference in someone else’s life – you can start today! You may be just one person in this world, but to one person, at one time, you are the world. Imagine if each individual looked for the opportunity to help others each day. Imagine the difference that would make.


"If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one." Mother Teresa

  • Can for kindness - you can collect cans of non perishable foods and give to refuge or other organization who would benefit
  • Book Giving - Collect books and distribute to needy groups
  • Charity Day - Sausage sizzle, selling chocolates etc. to raise money for a local charity in need
  • Buying the train or bus ticket for the person behind you
  • Donating some of your professional services to someone in need on the day, for example - free hour consultation
  • Buy a stranger a cup of coffee
  • On a rainy day, buy a few umbrella's and give them to those who don't have one and are getting wet.
  • Visit your local church or community group and ask if there is any family that might need your help
    The possibilities are endless. Who will you make smile today?
Pay it Forward Cards
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Ideas for Children

  • help carry the shopping
  • help wash and clean the car
  • tidy up the toys
  • tidy up your room
  • water the garden
  • read to a young sibling
  • setting the table
  • thanking someone
  • ringing a sick friend or sending a card
  • walk the dog, feed the cat, talk to the bird, clean the fish tank
Ideas for Pay it Forward in Schools
Ideas for Pay it Forward in Schools.pdf
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Pay it Forward Cards for Schools
Cards for Schools.pdf
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