Kind Acts to People

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The simple act of performing an act of kindness for someone with a need, asking for nothing in return except that the recipient do that same for someone else when they are able to do so, is the guiding principle of Paying it Forward. We started this over 17 years ago and along with our supporters we have performed countless kind acts globally. We spread kindness by:

1. Supporting individuals, families, schools, organizations and other groups through grants and donations.

2. Members and supporters of this foundation taking direct action to perform kind acts in the United States and throughout the world.

You can help by becoming a supporter, member, volunteer and by making a donation or a purchase from our online store. Please help us spread compassion and acts of kindness to those in need. You will find the act of giving returns to you much more than is provided to another.

 

 

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  • Debra Hughes
    commented 2019-12-10 16:55:10 -0600
    Love it God loves and acts
  • AAron Brown
    commented 2019-12-01 16:42:25 -0600
    So my family and I lost everything to a fire on October 23rd in Rifle Colorado my daughter has set up a GoFundMe page wanting to help her mom and I get back on her feet with them as we are living and staying in a hotel and trying to just keep our kids warm anything would help to get us back into a place and have a place to call home again for Christmas would be the best gift ever ://www.gofundme.com/f/brown-family-rifle-colo?utm_source=messenger&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
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  • Amber H
    commented 2019-11-26 11:46:52 -0600
    I know this is an absolute Longshot but I don’t have anything else but faith. I’ve got a couple things going on right now. For starters I had to leave my place of employment due to my multiple sclerosis. My husband had lost his job due to taking me back and forth to my appointments as I had lost my license due to no longer being able to drive. I don’t have full functional legs, or arms. I was diagnosed 3 months ago and during that time I had to do a 5-day treatment of infusions. My husband had applied for FMLA, but he ended up pointing out prior to getting the approval. He has applied multiple jobs, and we are just not finding a place that will allow him to take me to my appointments and work. I am wishing that I could provide my for kids a Christmas. My husband and I were discussing about making it a memory this year. We wanted to take them somewhere. My doctor is expecting me to be in a wheelchair full-time within a year. I want to give them a good memory. I want them to remember the good times. As of right now my house is a very emotional and stressful place. My kids do not understand why this is happening to their mother. I have not made a GoFundMe accounts or any of that stuff, honestly I don’t even know how to do that. If anybody could make this wish come true, please email me. I can send over whatever medical documents you may need. thank you and God bless.
    You have any questions My email is dansgirl52089@gmail.com
    I do not have a cell phone or house phone at the moment due to expenses.
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  • Andy Isaacs
    commented 2019-11-20 20:50:04 -0600
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    Donna and Andy’s IVF fund

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    Donna Isaacs is organizing this fundraiser.
    Created November 11, 2019
    Medical, Illness & Healing
    It’s no secret, IVF treatment is expensive…VERY EXPENSIVE!! Currently Andy and I are undergoing treatement towards acheieving our dream – to have a child together. Unfortunately from the beginning of our journey we have had 3 miscarriages, 2 ectopic pregnancies, and 1 unsuccessful round of IVF. Those close to us know the struggles and heartaches we have had to endure through it all, but we remain hopeful that we will be blessed with a child!

    This is where we are asking for your help in raising money so we can make our dream of a baby come true. In January we will be traveling to New York to undergo our second cycle of IVF. We’ll be there for a few weeks for treatment and won’t be working. So Every cent will help! This is a life we want deeply so we thank you in advance for any donations and passing this along to your friends and families!.
    Pay-pal donations to Awisaacs3@live.com
  • Wendy Swales
    commented 2019-11-19 12:37:06 -0600
    Ok in very embarrassed to even post this I need a little amount of money to help me get started with a few ways to make money on line. $ 300 that’s it please help PayPal is wendy.swales@yahoo.com I then can pay it forward with my success…
  • Kim Quach
    commented 2019-10-28 22:57:27 -0500
    Hi, I am a single parent that currently down on her luck with no family around in a new state. Struggle to stay in my apartment fearing that my daughter and I would be evicted and stressing out how to come up with the money in less than 3 days, while not letting my daughter see the struggle. Please help.
  • Sharon Meikel
    commented 2019-10-17 00:50:59 -0500
    Hi I have recently taken in my 5 grandchildren Madison 13 Mackenzie 10 Damon 6 Declan 5 and baby Isabella 1. I am disabled I live off social security. I just make ends meet and I hate to even ask for help but if I want to keep my babies safe I am going to reach out. I have a Ford Explorer 2006 and it needs work. I can purchase parts here and there but I need more work than I bargain forand could really use help getting it in working condition. I can’t afford a car payment so fixing her up is my only option. If there is anyone who may be able to help I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you

    Meikel.s1964@gmail.com
  • Michele Dolbee
    commented 2019-08-22 09:30:28 -0500
    I am a struggling divorced mother of three boys 14, 12, & 9. I’m suffering with daily panic attacks and PTSD from multiple domestic violent memories. I took off of work for medical leave for therapy. Upon my return they no longer needed my services. As I wait for my next opportunity, my friend passes away from brain cancer. He had such a good heart, making everyone feel a little bit better about themselves with a smile and ear to listen. He Left behind a 47 yo wife with two boys 12 & 14. I want to support her through this tragic hurdle. I am asking for donations or grants to help with the medical bills and alternative therapies that are needed to get through this battle. Thank you for you generosity. https://www.paypal.me/ultravioletrogue
  • Stacey Rice
    commented 2019-08-20 13:24:34 -0500
    In honor of the late James Justin and his battle with Cirrhosis Liver Disease 100% of donations will help pay for his funeral expenses. For her only beloved son of Jackie Justin. As she is going through struggle of only living on a limited income barely making her bills met, to get her son shipped back to Michigan. Any donations is greatly appreciated. Please go to:
    gofundme.com/f/James-Justin-Cirrhosis-Liver-Disease-Foundation
  • Anne Grigsby
    commented 2019-08-16 12:40:58 -0500
    Hello and good day to everyone. I’m a single mother of 3 and seeking help with my school aged children, they are in need of new school clothes and school supplies. I’m type 1 diabetic and have had two toes amputated, and partial bone removed on my right foot. I have a 3rd foot ulcer on my big toe that I’m trying to get healed and save from being amputated as well. I am restricted from working at the moment on Dr orders. Any little kind of help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
  • Samuel Weldon
    commented 2019-05-17 20:56:53 -0500
    I help a new neighbor out with a nice laptop. They have 4 kids very young and they are just starting out. I hope it help them with my pay it forward, and I hope they will someday do the same. Without needing a Thank you.
  • Joe Grimando
    commented 2019-05-03 10:41:21 -0500
    Hello. I have recently received (and accepted) a friend request on Facebook from a young man who was my neighbor for over 40 years. In those 40 years, I could not tell you what his voice sounded like as I had never spoken with him. It was always a nod of the head to say hello. His parents never once walked by without saying hello to me or anyone else in my family. We were alway’s very friendly with the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz.
    Having received this friend request I thought it was rather odd. I have since been conversing with him through FB but only by liking some of his posts as he is doing the same to mine. His father who I have learned has passed several years back was a fine musician and well known in the music world. I remember coming home in the early evenings and hearing the beautiful sound of the Trumpet echoing in the distance. That was Mr. Schwartz or his children playing in their apartment.

    As I began to read through some of the posts he had been posting, I came to notice that he was in many photos with his mother whom I knew growing up as Mrs. Schwartz.
    Many were cheek to cheek with two broad smiles. I asked how his mom is doing and to please send my regards. He responded that he will but that his mother was suffering from Alzheimer’s. I was so sad to hear this. This young man has a brother who growing up would converse with me and my family as opposed to his brother who never did. I have been told that he and his brother are no longer on speaking terms. As I continued to read through his posts I have come to learn that he has had several brain surgeries on his pituitary gland, has had a toe amputated and is a Liver Cancer survivor. He is now heading to Long Island daily for the next 5 1/2 weeks and will be getting another MRI to determine the course of action for radiation treatments to shrink the tumor as it is inoperable.
    This gentleman is alone in East Elmhurst, NY and will have to take public transportation daily for 5 1/2 weeks to and from these treatments.
    When I read this-this morning I just broke down trying to imagine what he must be going through. This gentleman can use all the help that is out there. He is alone with no one.

    Can we help?
    Thank you,
    Here is the post I read this morning in his own words.

    Good morning, today I’m going for an MRI yet again on my petuitary gland to determine the next course of action for my radis toon treatments. The likely scenario is that I will have to go for five and a half straight weeks daily for anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes a day. Very scary for sure especially when you consider I will have to go alone each day out to Lake success with public transportation. It will more than likely take a lot out of me and remember I’ll be alone for the entire ride. I’m going to need your prayers again my friends. I’ll let you know when I know how this is going to go. As bad as all those surgeries were, this could be worse in some ways cause it’s more time consuming and more costly and it just sucks! Please wish me luck and pray, pray, pray!!! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 I don’t mind admitting this, I’m scared out of my mind!
    Thank you,
  • Lacie Clark
    commented 2019-04-04 12:21:39 -0500
    Hello everyone. My name isLacie and my husband recently decided he wanted a divorce to be with another woman. I have been left with nothing for myself and my children. Any little bit will help. Thank you and God bless.
    https://www.paypal.me/laciemcqueen
    Please send as family/friends so no fee is charged.
  • Katherine Hadley
    commented 2019-03-29 01:17:27 -0500
    My name is katherine hadley i have a little girl that is 3 and a little boy that will be 2 next month on 25 for 2 year they stayed with there dad up in tell about 3 weeks ago when i had to make a trip to Louisiana and when i did they didnt have any clothes no shoes no car seat or anything i lost my job because i could find anybody to watch my kids while i work so now im struggling to get what they i need help with clothes and toys and any other baby and toddler stuff anything will help any body is willing to help i have no car and no way to get a ride but im asking for help if any body is willing to help in any way. I pray that there is still some good people out there with good harts to understand the struggle that i have iv spent everthing i have to make the trip to get them from a bad places and im just trying tobdo right to them and give them a good life i got them a few outfits but it not a nuff and some of them dont fit them my boy fits 18 month shirts and his legs are a littel shorter my girl shes in 3t 4t but ill also need bigger size later for her and hem so ill boy sizes 18m 24m 2t 3t 4t 5t 6t girl ill need 3t 4t 5t 6t and up i need a dubble stroller and baby gates and baby montors and sip cup i also need girl shoes size 9 and up boy i think would be a size 6 and up i need 2 tween size mattress and i might need beds to anything you guys are willing tobhelp with will help out anything you guys think will help me take care of them any idea’s or anything. You can help with ill will take please help me i wouldnt ask in less i really need it my kids name are Faith elizabeth maire hadley and bentley james hadley thank you
  • Benjamin Yaep
    commented 2019-03-13 18:42:28 -0500
    Please help me. I need to raise a total of AUD3000 by next Tuesday or else my student visa in Australia will be cancelled and I won’t be able to continue studying. Please. I’m desperate. https://www.gofundme.com/Gofundmecomhelp-with-my-college-fees&rcid=r01-15525204486-291299c748e94674&pc=ot_co_campmgmt_m
  • Shalishala
    commented 2019-02-24 04:06:12 -0600
    Hello I’m a single mother. I been in black meadow house for year that cause my family to stay sick. I’m in tears as I type this because I had to throw away everything down to clothes and I have family If six not including my mother who I take care off. I ‘ve moved but I’m needing several thing in my house like like beds, sofa. ext. And I need little help with transportation to ride the taxi until I can get a vehicle. I was in a wreck a person ran a red light and total my vehicle. Which left me with nothing. Either you can donate or Cash App $Lisahasfaith or just purchased some jewelry from paparazzi business which will help me. https://cash.me/app/HXTTLWHThank you in advance https://paparazziaccessories.com/join/204311/
  • Missy Lei
    commented 2019-02-21 12:26:40 -0600
    hi everyone I’m here on humble knee one asking for help to pay rent ty in advance so I don’t get kicked out of the hotel room I have to much nerve damage to work anymore but I’m also try to get social security benefits please anything would help blessed be miss C
    https://www.gofundme.com/6q5jpo8
  • Liberty Knerr
    @liberty_knerr tweeted link to this page. 2019-02-11 14:32:41 -0600
    1 month into school the main piece of playground equipment at DVE, a Title I School in WA, was deemed unsafe & abruptly removed. This left 479 students without a proper outlet for play at recess. Please donate to the PTA's efforts: https://www.gofundme.com/daffodil-valley-elementary-playground https://www.payitforwardfoundation.org/kind_acts_to_people?recruiter_id=18291
  • Faustina Samson
    commented 2019-02-07 16:42:36 -0600
    This is a brilliant thought, kind suggestion and caring from the PEOPLE
  • Noah Rachid
    commented 2019-02-03 15:06:27 -0600
    Please help me, my girlfriend and my service dog. We are both in college trying to make ends meet. We can’t pay our bills and January has been a tough month for us. We are just 2 19 year olds trying to make it. Please help if you can. Thankyou and god bless

    https://www.gofundme.com/dn7bw2-please-help-us
  • Jessica Bottoms
    commented 2019-01-29 17:52:45 -0600
    My husband was in a severe hit and run wreck, there were several news story’s about us and our family. We have a 3 year old son with down syndrome and our 2 year old son has brain damage due to a birth injury. My husband being the only one that can work since both our boys are not able to be put into daycare, has made this hit and run that took our transportation AND husband’s job that much harder. I’ve turned to my community, a advocate for victims of crimes, and Florida Highway patrol has yet to find the other driver. We’re on the verge of losing everything, and with no family to turn to I’m at a loss what to do. I’d be eternally grateful for any kinds of help or suggestions. God bless!
  • Odesza Flow
    commented 2019-01-28 10:33:16 -0600
    My friend is hosting art classes for the LGBTQ community to show love and equality! He needs support with supplies! Thanks and be blessed! Http://gf.me/u/qcyb6p
  • Ming Na Wei
    commented 2019-01-17 01:15:55 -0600
    I have a friend who is currently stranded in Hong Kong without any money. If someone can help to pay for his hotel, medical bills and airticket back to Singapore he will pay back when he returns. He needs about USD3K.
  • 1hindijokes
    commented 2019-01-12 23:30:06 -0600
  • Diane Jenkins
    commented 2018-12-30 19:09:38 -0600
    My son and his wife are on their way to Colorado for jobs with my oldest son and you possibly make their home there. If you could find it in your heart to either but a transmission or a reliable vehicle. It would be most appreciated. I’m in Statesville and can’t come to their rescue I don’t have the money. I’m on social security please and thank you all so very much
  • Robert Schemelia
    commented 2018-12-18 17:27:08 -0600
    My wife and I have been down and out for quite some time. We have been homeless for over a year. Finally it looks like we may have somewhere to live. My wife is in a wheelchair and I need a cane to get around. We have been financially struggling. We were living in a van for over a year living in a parking lot. We still need so much. The place that we are moving into is going to take practically everything she has coming in for her disability. Both of us are retired firefighters and I’m a retired EMT. We have given too many Charities and have done many things for people. Unfortunately many have turned a blind eye to us. Our church that we have just become affiliated with has been a real blessing to us but we can’t expect them to do everything. I hate like heck to ask anything of anyone but we really need financial help. We need to find a vehicle that is going to accommodate us. This way I can at least rehabilitate and get back into shape and walking properly. Any and all assistance would be greatly appreciated. This way we can get back on our feet and be able to continue to pay it forward. Thank you for reading this and God bless. Robert & AnneMarie Schemelia
  • TheHighwayConnectionNJ
    commented 2018-12-02 22:43:34 -0600
  • Karen Grantham
    commented 2018-11-09 20:47:16 -0600

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