PIF Examples

Pay It Forward No Cost Examples

  • Return someone’s grocery cart while at the grocery store
  • Open a door for someone
  • Give someone a sincere compliment
  • Write a nice hand written note to someone letting them know what you like/love/respect about them
  • Stand at a door as people exit a mall or grocery store with an umbrella when it is raining and walk them to their car
  • Make a “Free Hugs” sign and offer free hugs to anyone who wants one
  • Smile at someone
  • Call a friend/loved one and tell them how much they mean to you and why
  • Take a neighbors trash out for them
  •  Let someone get in line ahead of you.
  • Give up that parking space, even though you were the first one there.
  • Leave an encouraging note for someone who has helped you
  • Stop to help someone with a flat tire or car troubles on the side of the road
  • Walk through a parking lot after a snowstorm and brush snow off of vehicle car windows
  • If you have a 4 wheel drive truck/suburban/jeep drive around during a snow storm and help vehicles who are stuck

Pay It Forward examples under $5


  • Pay for the meal / drink / coffee for the person behind you in line in the drive thru.
  • Pay for the toll for the car behind you at the booth.
  • Buy a dessert for a stranger at a restaurant
  • Mow a neighbors yard for them
  • Drop off treats at a nursing home
  • Put some change in someones parking meter
  • Leave a gift for your mail carrier or trash man
  • Leave an extra tip for your waiter / waitress
  • Pay for someone’s coffee in line behind you or in the drive through behind you

Pay It Forward examples $5-$25 or more

  • Pay for a meal for someone while at a restaurant.
  • Help pay for the gasoline for someone at the gas station.
  • Help someone with their groceries
  • Make a meal / dessert for someone, deliver it
  • Mow a neighbors yard for them
  • Send someone flowers
  • Leave a gift for your mail carrier.
  • Leave an extra tip for your waiter / waitress.
  • Buy an inspirational book and send it to a friend.
  • Send a gift for your child’s teacher.



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