“Pay It Forward”

Starbucks worker Freddie Arteaga assists a customer with her drink order at a Starbucks drive-thru in Wheeling.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

#PayItForward A Growing Trend In The Line For Coffee

It’s not a new phenomenon, but “paying it forward” sure has become more noticed thanks to social media, and it’s happening many times in a place many people are familiar with: the coffee shop.

01/13/2015

File Photo (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Suburban Firm Celebrates Anniversary By Giving Clients $100 To “Pay It Forward”

An Arlington Heights financial planning firm is celebrating its 25th anniversary by giving its clients $100 apiece – to “pay it forward.”

08/26/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (CBS)

Chicagoan Is Participating In “#26Acts” Movement To Honor Sandy Hook Victims

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how some area residents are observing a new movement to “pay it forward” following the Newtown, Conn. shooting.

12/24/2012

Paulette Behan, of West Chicago, and Don Terry, of Joliet, were two of 30 people who received kidney transplants as part of the largest kidney transplant chain in the country. (Credit: CBS)

Two Local Residents Part Of Record Kidney Donation Chain

A single good deed helped save the lives of 30 people. Two Chicago area residents are among 60 people who took part in the longest kidney transplant chain ever.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012