Pay It Forward:As a small business we try to give to various Charities. As a way of
promoting the " Pay It Forward " idea we have decided to share
with you some of the Charities. Our thinking - The more people
that share and act on this idea, the better we can help those in need.
- ALS / Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - http://www.als.net/
- Alzheimers - http://www.alz.org/
- AVM / Arterio-Venous Malformation -
The book, " Pay It Forward ", was released in January of 2000,
by Catherine Ryan Hyde as an action plan within a work of fiction.
Reuben St. Clair, the teacher and protagonist in the book “Pay It Forward”,
starts a movement with this voluntary,extra-credit assignment:
THINK OF AN IDEA FOR WORLD CHANGE, AND PUT IT INTO ACTION.
Trevor, the 12-year-old hero of “Pay It Forward,” thinks of
quite an idea. He describes it to his mother and teacher this way:
"You see, I do something real good for three people. And then when
they ask how they can pay it back, I say they have to Pay It Forward.
To three more people. Each. So nine people get helped. Then those
people have to do twenty-seven." He turned on the calculator, punched
in a few numbers. "Then it sort of spreads out, see. To eighty-one.
Then two hundred forty-three. Then seven hundred twenty-nine. Then
two thousand, one hundred eighty-seven. See how big it gets?"
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