Group members: Anna Rodessa Gomez & Jasmin Lacap
Pay it forward is a way of helping people or doing an act of kindess, but there is no pay back or gift. Instead, they pay it forward to someone else then this goes on, like a chain reaction. This all came from a movie actually called, "Pay it Forward." This movie is like the same thing. There was a student named Trevor that had an assignment to do a random act of kindness to three people and then each of them pass it to another three which makes nine, then this continues to twelve. Unfortunately, Trevor dies because he saved his friend from teens that were beating him up. The bullies used a knife to kill Trevor.
My pay it forward act of kindness was to shovel snow in front of peoples houses.
We chose to do this because we thought it would be fun and a great way to be kind.
We did our act of kindness for three people. Two strangers, and my neighbor.
We did the same things for the three houses, we shoveled their front yard and sidewalks around the houses. We did our act of kindness on Saturday, December 18th, 2010.
This is a video on what we did.
Our act of kindness went very well. None of the people backed down. I felt very warmed and nice because you don't really do this everyday for different people and strangers. They were very thankful that we were there to clean their yard. Before we cleaned their yard we asked permission and gave them a card. Which had a candy cane with it that said, "Pay it Forward." One person replied, "I guess i'm going to have to pay it forward," with a smile on her face. The other two just smiled and nodded their heads yes. We all felt very thankful that they appreciated on what we had done for them.
The idea of "Pay it Forward" is important because it makes the world more peaceful and beautiful. Makes world a better place for us human beings. This can change many peoples; lives. It shows that we care for people and our community. I think our act of kindness made a difference. We helped people that may not have the time to do it on their own or they cannot do it because of any injuries. I'm glad to do this anytime again in the future.
Please remember to pay it forward everyone! (:
And Have a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!