Indianapolis Man “Pays it Forward” in School Cafeteria

Indianapolis Man “Pays it Forward” in School Cafeteria

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Indianapolis_Ryan_Cox_pays_school_lunch_balancesRyan Cox has been paying for the order behind him in the drive-thru line at Starbucks for some time now. A few dollars here. A few dollars there. Each time to secretly make someone’s day a little bit better.

This time he came out of hiding to pay it forward for children at a local elementary school whose parents were delinquent on their lunch payments.

Inspired by a friend, Ryan went to Lakeside Elementary with a plan to pay off overdue lunch accounts for families who’d fallen on hard times — not just a few, but for the entire school. He reached out on social media asking people to join him to cover the full amount of $1200. He collected a thousand dollars in a few days.

(WATCH the video below or READ the story from WTHR Indianapolis)

Thanks to Megan Huffman for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!

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