Paying it Foward Third Annual Active Rain Contest

Real Estate Agent with Re/Max Eastern inc.

helpfulhannahs paying it forward

How do we pay it forward to others .Anyone who knows me knows I love clothes . I passed this on to my daughter she also loves clothes . There are times we visit each others closets and borrow each others clothes .


Every year I go through my closet to see what either does not fit me or I know I am not going to wear anymore and put the clothes in a pile . These clothes get donated to the needy   I also do this with my shoes , hanbags and coats .They are really appreciated by those they are given to every year


At work we donate food to families that are not as fortunate as we are .  All through the year I drop off food to me neighbors . I may buy a dozen bagels .I cannot eat them all so I will drop off a half a dozen to my neighbor across the hall .  It is small things like this I try to do all year around  .


One day I was short money when food shopping  I forgot my credit card and for some reason I had not enough money in my wallet . The cashier went into her own wallet and gave me a dollar . The next time I was in the store I gave her an envelope with a $10 gift card . She did not want to take it but I insisted  I told her how much I appreciated what she did for me .

There are many other pay it forwards I could talk about but sometimes they are best kept personal and between friends but they know who they are .


I hope everyone has a Happy Holiday and continue to pay it forward everyday throughout the year this year and every year 


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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists

Such nice gestures Hannah. There are so many ways to Pay-It-Forward, and you certainly are doing your share!

Nov 29, 2016 09:20 AM #1
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c)  There are so many who do more .When my x husbands grandmother was alive  we would feed the homeless together with her group .

Thank you for your comment


Nov 29, 2016 09:25 AM #2
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Hannah Williams - You have probably forgotten all the different ways you have paid it forward.  Isn't it nice feeling to be able to have a built in routine to help others!  

Nov 29, 2016 09:39 AM #3
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®  You are right and some just don't want to talk about Some paying it forward is personal way of doing things

Thank you for taking the time to comment


Nov 29, 2016 09:47 AM #4
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Hannah -- I think Sheri Sperry - MCNE® brings up an excellent point.  Your pay-it-forward approach to life is such an important part of who you are --- you likely can't recall all of the moments when you have participated.   That says a lot about you.   

Nov 29, 2016 09:49 AM #5
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Michael Jacobs  I do recall  but sometimes people do not wish to have these moments made public . It is the little things we do that are important  don't you think so ?

Thank you for your comment it is appreciated 


PS .being a judge in this contest is playing it forward

Nov 29, 2016 10:00 AM #6
Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
Colorado Living!

That is the way to keep the spirit throughout the year.  All of your acts of kindness are appreciated I am sure.  Some lucky lady in need will surely love your donations.  

Nov 29, 2016 10:18 AM #7
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,
RE/MAX Professionals. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

 I also believe that many of the things we do for others are personal Hannah Williams  and we don't do them for credit but has been good human beings ....

Nov 29, 2016 10:24 AM #8
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Hannah you lead a sweet life of giving and caring.  Small acts of kindness make a huge difference in our life! Thank you for being you!!

Nov 29, 2016 11:01 AM #9
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Hannah, every small act of kindness we my  not remember but do this daily it just becomes a way of life. I like your acts of kindness...and I am sure your neighbor does as well and all the others!

Nov 29, 2016 11:30 AM #10
Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

Good evening Hannah-what a beautiful gesture by both you and the salesperson.  And yes, I too love to donate my clothes because I know that if I can not enjoy them anymore, someone else will.

Nov 29, 2016 02:32 PM #11
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Hannah - paying it forward is most rewarding.  We are doing that with food in our area now.

Nov 29, 2016 04:46 PM #12
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

When the heart cares, good thing are done almost every day and to single out a few can get difficult

Nov 29, 2016 06:44 PM #13
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Hannah all those things may sound simple but they are all very meaningful.

Nov 29, 2016 07:22 PM #14
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I love what you did with the store employee. That was so nice of you. I also enjoyed reading what you do to pay it forward. These stores are so heart warming. 

Nov 29, 2016 08:06 PM #15
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

It feels so good to do something nice for others, especially when they are in need!  Giving of clothes and food are two of the most important things for people!

Nov 30, 2016 05:18 AM #16
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Hannah - That's a nice pay it forward for people down on their luck and trying to survive - your kindnesses certainly made a difference for them.

Nov 30, 2016 11:11 AM #17
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