Pay It Forward Ideas

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I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.– Maya Angelou


Below are 15 Pay It Forward ideas you can do today (some are harder than others):

  1. Buy food or coffee for the person behind you in line
  2. Send a positive text message to five people
  3. Take flowers to senior citizens in your nearest hospital or nursing home
  4. Leave a box of goodies in your mailbox for your mail carrier
  5. Buy extra dog/cat food and bring them to your nearest animal shelter
  6. Forgive someone who has hurt you in the past
  7. Leave quarters at the laundromat
  8. Leave a waiter/waitress the biggest tip you can give
  9. Have a clean up party at a beach or park
  10. Write a former teacher/professor who made a difference in your life
  11. Give a warm coat to a homeless person
  12. Be a consistent friend to a senior citizen
  13. Know your apartment or office security and cleaning lady by name and greet them by name
  14. Volunteer at a local nonprofit
  15. If you don’t see a smile at someone’s face, give him/her yours


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