Keep on Truckin' Team Jayden Style

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Cornerstone Business Group Inc 0225086119

While I was out meeting clients today, I stopped by a drive-thru to pick up a sandwich for my wife.  When I arrived at the window the young man handed me a note and said, "It was paid for by the lady ahead of you."  She was paying it forward "Jayden Style." 


When you've got a minute, drop by the "Keep on Truckin' Team Jayden" Facebook page.  It's an interesting story, and it's a movement that started in the heart of a very sick little boy who lost his battle with cancer, but his vision carries on.  Can we ask for anything greater in life?


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Melinda (Mel) Peterson
Real Estate Cafe LLC - Bend, OR
Curator of Happy Endings

I love this... Mike!  I've payed it backwards several times in the drive-thru coffee line ;))) 

Dec 18, 2012 08:53 AM #1
Mike Cooper
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro

That'll work, Mel.  Good for you.  That's why you've got such a following.  8-)

Dec 18, 2012 08:57 AM #2
Erica Ramus
Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA - Pottsville, PA
MRE, Schuylkill County PA Real Estate

Great story Mike! 

Dec 18, 2012 09:07 AM #3
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

This is great, Mike.  There are also a lot of folks out there who are doing random nice things in honor of the Newtown children and teachers.  You never know when kindness wil strike! 

Dec 18, 2012 09:10 AM #4
Mike Cooper
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro

It was pretty cool, Erica. 

That's good to hear, Pat.  I hope it becomes a tidal wave across the country.

Dec 18, 2012 09:31 AM #5
Deborah Wilson
Hackenberg Realty Group - Canton, OH
Stark County OH Real Estate


Last year, At a restaurant,my husband and I and two granddaughters were ready for the bill, the wait person told us, another couple had paid our bill.  We were so surprized and touched by their kindness. I have been trying to give others that feeling as well.



Dec 18, 2012 09:39 AM #6
Mike Cooper
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro

Great story, Deborah.

Dec 18, 2012 09:44 AM #7
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

I've done this a few times but not this holiday season.  Time to get it in gear to give someone a holiday surprise.

Dec 18, 2012 09:47 AM #8
Pam Miller
Realty Associates - Friendswood, TX
Broker Associate - Pearland/Friendswood

Mike - I am so ready for some happy Christmas stories!  Thanks for sharing yours:)

Dec 18, 2012 09:47 AM #9
Mike Cooper
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro

I hope you have fun with it, Cindy.  Have a great week.

Me too, Pam.  Have a great week.

Dec 18, 2012 09:59 AM #10
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Mike, That was very kind of her and a good way to spread the message.

Dec 18, 2012 12:04 PM #11
Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker (503) 810-7192 | Portland Metro Exclusive Buyers Agent | 100% Buyer Representation ~ 100% of the Time - Portland, OR
Buyer Focused ~ Buyer Results

And just when I thought there wasn't a good Chistmas story, ya go and post this!  Off to FB now, and what a nice post.

Dec 18, 2012 12:39 PM #12
DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

What a great story Mike and how fun for you!  I bet you'll be paying it forward too!

Dec 18, 2012 02:47 PM #13
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Mike in these days people are usually only worrying about themselves.  It is nice to see kindness but I wished it would continue throughout the year

Dec 18, 2012 07:17 PM #14
Cara Marcelle Mancuso
Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ - Tucson, AZ
Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE! LONG REALTY

Very, very cool.  Thanks for sharing.  Our office adopted a family this holiday season that was recommended to us, and the family picked up their gifts last week.  Over the weekend, the little boy (6 years old) mentioned that the Stuff the Bus Holiday Gift Offering was taking place at their school on Monday, and could he and his sister both unwrap one of the gifts and give it to kids who "don't have as much as we do".  He unwrapped dinosaurs (his FAVORITE) and she Barbies...and they donated their gifts the next school day.  Hardly a dry eye in our office as the story was shared yesterday.  Generosity breeds generosity...paying it forward.  :)

Dec 18, 2012 10:19 PM #15
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Mike- What a wonderful story, I love hearing things like this. Someone paid my toll yesterday, really warms your heart!

Dec 18, 2012 10:51 PM #16
Carie Shapiro
North Shore Suburbs & Chicago Real Estate - Evanston, IL

It's always nice to hear about random acts of kindness ... thanks for sharing the story, Mike!

Dec 19, 2012 02:08 AM #17
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