ay it Forward Day is where it is today because of an amazing group of volunteers around the world who continue to be an inspire countless individuals.
As we can all agree, time is a precious resource, and there often doesn’t seem to be enough of it. But the truth is, how you invest the minutes and hours you’ve been given demonstrates what’s most important to you.
“We rise by lifting others,” ~Robert Ingersoll
About the Day
There is tremendous power and positive energy in giving – it is a shame that not enough people have experienced it to the fullest. Pay It Forward Day is about all people, from all walks of life, giving to someone else and making a positive difference.
The last Friday in April marks International Pay It Forward Day, a celebration of altruism and the good of humanity. In 2015, people from 75 countries participated in Pay it Forward Day inspiring more than 5 million acts of kindness to date. This year marks the movement’s 10 year anniversary with a goal to hit 10 million random acts.
The practice involves regular people performing acts of kindness for others without expecting anything in return. Instead, they will pay it forward and do the same for someone else to create a ripple effect of generosity. The global phenomenon has inspired over 50 state and city proclamations for the day in the United States alone.
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” ~Ghandi
So Why Pay it Forward?
To encourage all of us to embrace the incredible power of giving.
To show each other that we care and that there is love, hope, and magic all around us.
To know that we may be only one person in this world, but to one person, at one time, we are the world.
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In honor of International Pay It Forward Day, we are proud to share with you below our continuing series focused on local, national and international nonprofits – each passionately committed to the “spirit of giving back and paying it forward” and each powered by an amazing group of community volunteers and supporters.[/message]
MEALS ON WHEELS OF TAMPA | “NOURISH • ENRICH • STRENGTHEN”
TRINITY CAFE | “HUMANITY BEGINS WITH A MEAL”
QUANTUM LEAP FARM | “A LITTLE SLICE OF HEAVEN”
MEALS ON WHEELS MUMBAI | MOVED BY LOVE
How Can You Pay It Forward?
Make a difference and experience the true power of giving. Together we can change the world – one good deed at a time!
Reach out and support each of the nonprofits presented above however possible.
Change your world by practicing Random Acts of Kindness today and every day.