Pay It Forward Ideas and Inspirations
Pay for the meal of the person behind you in the drive-through.
Volunteer to be a tutor in a school.
Offer a couple of hours of baby-sitting to parents.
Buy presents and take them a children's hospital.
Mow or weed a neighbor's yard.
Buy cold drinks for the people next to you at a ball game.
Offer to answer the phone for the school secretary for ten minutes.
Plant flowers in your neighbor's flower box.
Leave a treat or handmade note of thanks for a delivery person or mail carrier.
Give free car washes.
Drop off a plant, cookies, or donuts at the fire department.
Treat a police officer to a cup of coffee.
Pay for the person behind you in the movie line or coffee shop.
Give friends and family kindness coupons they can redeem for kind favors.
Give a bag of groceries to a homeless person.
Send a letter to some former teachers, letting them know the difference they made in your life.
Organize a clothing drive for a shelter.
Buy books for a day care or school.
Slip a $20 bill to a person who you know is having financial difficulty.
Offer to take a friend's child to ball practice.
Offer to do the shopping for an elderly neighbor.
Pay gas for the stranger in the car next to you.
Give toys to the children at the shelter or safe house.
Pay a family's tab in a restaurant.
If you provide services for living, give your services pro bono.
Clean someone's house.
Give a lottery ticket to a stranger.