The Stories – The Giving Keys


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Pay It Forward Stories

A collection of your stories from around the world that give hope, provide strength, and inspire others to pay it forward everyday.

Good Things Will Happen

Lucky has always been a word that has followed me around, so it was only right that I get a Giving Key with that word. I carried around my LUCKY key for a long time - it's been with me through school, relationship struggles, and I wore it the day I got married (As my "something old".) Today, I'm paying it forward to my friend who is in need of a little luck - which is just believing in the fact that good things will happen to you.

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A Daily Reminder of Faith

A friend shared with me that she had lost her car keys. Her eyes sparkled with the tips of tears starting to show themselves. She continued by sharing that her father passed away a year ago, and he usually helped her with car troubles. The ache went deeper than the absence of a metal key. She has been brave, staring vulnerability in the face for the past year. She has had unwavering faith that God will provide for her needs; and faith that friends will support her as she leans into grief and moves towards healing. I was moved by...

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My Support

I gave a key to my best friend, because she means a lot to me and has been with me when life was just hard on me. -Arturo

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Unconditional Love and Support

I met my best friend, Jordan, two years ago. From the beginning of our friendship, she has shown me unconditional love and support. I have never met anyone who is so pure-hearted. Her birthday is coming up, and I wanted to give her a gift that has meaning because she means everything to me. As soon as I heard about The Giving Keys, I knew I had found the perfect birthday present. I chose LOVE as my word because I want her to always be reminded of how much she is loved by her friends. Happy birthday, Jordan. I love...

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Building Confidence

My best friend is one of the most talented people I have ever met. The only problem is he has no confidence in himself, which he needs more of. His birthday is coming up soon, and I thought it would be nice to let him know that he is truly so amazing and that he needs to confidence in himself to strive more. -Parker

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