Pay-It-Forward Chain Lasts 3 Hours at Canadian Coffee Shop

Pay-It-Forward Chain Lasts 3 Hours at Canadian Coffee Shop

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Drive-thru Starbucks photoIn a show of seasonal goodwill, coffee drinkers in line at a Winnipeg drive-through paid it forward for 228 customers in a row on Friday, according to the staff at Tim Hortons.

A customer at the Manitoba coffee shop started the chain by paying for his own order and the order for the car behind him. Inspired by the generosity, drivers paid it backward for the next three hours.

The pay-it-forward phenomenon is something of a trend in Winnipeg’s coffee shops. In October, the media reported strangers were ‘pouring it forward’ across the city.

(READ the story from the CBC)

Photo credit: Aj Coling via CC license

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