Is an act of kindness waiting for you at this Westfield restaurant?

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A couple on a Tinder date, an ER nurse, and a Vietnam veteran are just some examples of the Pay it Forward cards people have filled out at Skyline Trading Company in Westfield.

The restaurant-bar offers an easy way for its customers to help out complete strangers with their Pay It Forward Wall.

Owner Daniel Osella told 22News they came up with the idea during the government shutdown back in January. Ever since then, it’s been a huge success and a show of humanity.

“It’s to put a smile on somebody’s face and just keep it going,” Osella said. “We don’t know what everyone else is dealing with on a daily basis.” 

Here’s how it works.  

Pay it forward

  • Ask for a Pay it Forward card 
  • Fill out the “To,” “From,” “Item,” columns based on who you want to pay it forward to. It can be for a specific person or something more general like: A single father or a teacher. You can choose what you want to pay forward: One appetizer, a beer, or even $10 toward a person’s tab.

  • Pay the amount Tack up your card on the Pay It Forward Wall 

To use a Pay It Forward card: 

  • Go over to the wall 
  • Find a card that applies to you 
  • Cash it in! 

Skyline Trading Company is expanding in the near future and will have a 10-barrel brewing system onsite.

How you Pay it Forward:

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