Coin Stories

This coin, along with eight other coins, will start its journey of kindness on June 4, 2022. This is the birthday of our beautiful daughter who passed away this past year. This coin has been given to her aunt and uncle, both of whom she loved so much. Everyone who knew Nicole would tell you she was the kindest person they knew. She was happiest when doing for others. Nicole was a living example of the butterfly effect. She was one person and her kindness impacted so many people. So, on her birthday the greatest gift we can give Nicole is to carry on that spirit of kindness and generosity to others. Nicole truly wanted to make the world a better place for all and this act of spreading kindness will carry on that legacy. Please add your act of kindness to the story line and pass the coin on. Let's keep spreading the kind of love Nicole spread to so many. Happy Birthday Nicole. We all love you and miss you so much! Love, Mom

This coin, along with eight other coins, will start its journey of kindness on June 4, 2022. This is the birthday of our beautiful daughter who passed away this past year. This coin has been given to her aunt and uncle, both of whom she loved so much. Everyone who knew Nicole would tell you she was the kindest person they knew. She was happiest when doing for others. Nicole was a living example of the butterfly effect. She was one person and her kindness impacted so many people. So, on her birthday the greatest gift we can give Nicole is to carry on that spirit of kindness and generosity to others. Nicole truly wanted to make the world a better place for all and this act of spreading kindness will carry on that legacy. Please add your act of kindness to the story line and pass the coin on. Let's keep spreading the kind of love Nicole spread to so many. Happy Birthday Nicole. We all love you and miss you so much! Love, Mom

This coin, along with eight other coins, will start its journey of kindness on June 4, 2022. This is the birthday of our beautiful daughter who passed away this past year. This coin has been given to her loving aunt and family, whom she loved so much. Everyone who knew Nicole would tell you she was the kindest person they knew. She was happiest when doing for others. Nicole was a living example of the butterfly effect. She was one person and her kindness impacted so many people. So, on her birthday the greatest gift we can give Nicole is to carry on that spirit of kindness and generosity to others. Nicole truly wanted to make the world a better place for all and this act of spreading kindness will carry on that legacy. Please add your act of kindness to the story line and pass the coin on. Let's keep spreading the kind of love Nicole spread to so many. Happy Birthday Nicole. We all love you and miss you so much! Love, Mom

I don't know what happened to bring this coin to me. I found it among the belongings of a beloved older woman in my life. She loved butterflies and I'm sure she wanted to pass this coin along but never had the chance. But she was a lifetime helper as a nurse and adoptive mother. I'm putting this in my pocket to hopefully pass along.

This coin landed safely with mom as a special Mother's Day gift. It sits in Marion County, KY waiting to be set free once again with a random act of kindness.

This coin, along with eight other coins, will start their journey of kindness on June 4, 2022. This is the birthday of our beautiful daughter who passed away this past year. Everyone who knew Nicole would tell you she was the kindest person they knew. She was happiest when doing for others. Nicole was a living example of the butterfly effect. She was one person and her kindness impacted so many people. So, on her birthday the greatest gift we can give her is to carry on that spirit of kindness and generosity to others. Nicole truly wanted to make the world a better place for all and this act of spreading kindness will carry on that legacy. Please add your act of kindness to the story line and pass the coin on. Let's keep spreading the kind of love Nicole spread to so many. Happy Birthday Nicole. We all love you and miss you so much! Love, Mom

This coin, along with eight other coins, will start its journey of kindness on June 4, 2022. This is the birthday of our beautiful daughter who passed away this past year. This coin has been given to her brother and sister-in-law, both of whom she loved so much. Everyone who knew Nicole would tell you she was the kindest person they knew. She was happiest when doing for others. Nicole was a living example of the butterfly effect. She was one person and her kindness impacted so many people. So, on her birthday the greatest gift we can give Nicole is to carry on that spirit of kindness and generosity to others. Nicole truly wanted to make the world a better place for all and this act of spreading kindness will carry on that legacy. Please add your act of kindness to the story line and pass the coin on. Let's keep spreading the kind of love Nicole spread to so many. Happy Birthday Nicole. We all love you and miss you so much! Love, Mom

I am giving this coin to my very good friend Susan Naylor, in honor of her son Charlie Naylor Moulton who passed away. Charlie was known for doing kind acts for strangers. One story struck me in particular.

After a catastrophic regional flood, Charlie was driving down a small country road. He passed a gentleman in a wheelchair clearing his land from broken trees and debris. Charlie stopped and assisted the stranger the rest of the day, cleaning his land to make it livable.

Charlie could have kept driving that day but he chose to stop and make a life long friend instead. I send this butterfly coin out into the world today, on Susan's birthday, so that the spirit of Charlie's good deeds continues.

Susan has made it her life's work to honor her two son's Charlie & Will through philanthropy. Now Charlie's butterfly coin will complement the good she is doing through individual acts of kindness. Just like Charlie.

With Love,
April Chang

I will never forget all the times in the snow, multiple times in the pouring rain - and the overall readiness of each of us to serve those with so little…

We both have a deep faith and a deep connection with a mindset that nothing should go to waste.

I will be watching your journey when you make your transition in July to your new location and I look forward to seeing your new journey unfold. ❤️

On behalf of my ministry / CARIE CARES/ SOUL SINGER , I would like to present this coin / award to a dear friend: Chelsea McElhinny

Throughout the pandemic (and long after) we have tag teamed through different abundance of donations and made a huge difference in our communities.

As an active member of the military and their spouse community - as she prepares to leave for a new chapter in her families life, I want her to know I am forever grateful and I wish her to pay this forward when the time is right

God put each other on our paths for a reason -and no matter the amount of time, I will never forget her.

May God bless you and your foot paths. Love. Carie Lynne ( CARIE CARES / SOUL SINGER)

Recieved this coin today and can't wait to pay it forward

My dear friend and neighbor loves butterflies. She is a light and full of wise counsel. Our friendship has grown to become more like family. I am a full fledged boy mom with 3 teens! This year for Mother’s Day she gifted me this lovely coin. The butterfly symbolizes so much. She often feels like her moms spirit is with her when she sees a butterfly. I recently shared 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ the new creation has come, the old is gone. We talked about how it’s like a butterfly 🦋 becoming a new creation out of its cocoon. I hope this butterfly coin finds it way and gives new hope to someone.

I am giving this coin to someone who is so humble and yet so inspirational that it's difficult for me to articulate just how much I admire and respect her. She has supported me with empathy and laughter throughout such a difficult period of my working life. Not only is she an excellent coworker, she is the most amazing friend. I don't know what I'd do without her in my life, and I don't intend to find out!

Coin was found in the Goodwill outlet bins in Spokane and is currently in Tekoa, Washington.

Coin is currently in Tekoa, Washington. Coin was found at the Goodwill Outlet bins in Spokane Washington.

Currently in Tekoa, Washington on May 9th, 2022. I picked up the coin at the Goodwill Outlet Bins.

Found this coin at the Goodwill. Will pass it on soon.

I placed this coin anonymously in honor of my beautiful Mom Margaret. She never met a stranger. She was funny and kind and raised 6 children in sometimes the hardest of times. I miss her... but instead of crying that she is gone I thought it a better tribute to her to make someone smile.

Received from my science teacher for a good luck on the AP exam :)

This coin was found in Eureka Springs at Wateroo Lodge and Gravel Bar in the bathroom on the mirror. There was a very touching note in memory of Margaret, the dearly departed mother of the person who left the coin. Included was a touching inspirational note, a gift card and a beautiful bracelet with inspirational words. I assume the bracket belonged to Margaret. As my first act of kindness I gifted the braclet to the beautiful mother-in-law of the owner of Wateroo. To say I was touched is an understatement.

i got it as a birthday gift from my granddad.

Started it's journey from Plum Branch, SC, 5/6/2022.

I gave this coin to my friend, Lisa, in celebration of Hope Days 2022. Lisa is grieving a loss that I deeply relate to. In addition, we recently realized her family already had a connection to the butterfly effect and so I immediately knew I needed to give her this coin!

My gift to Lisa was a small framed piece of wall art that acknowledges her loss and hopefully lets her know that I will be there for her and that her beloved is always nearby and watching over her.

This coin's journey may now begin!

This coin left the dark drawer of a lonely office today. Its owner decided to spread their wings and leave the corporate handcuffs behind. Like the butterfly, it’s time to FLY. Let’s see how high we can go!! ❤️

don't forget to pass it forward - kindness is contagious :)
-Amanda Bronson

I got this coin from a good friend who gave it to me and another missionary while we were helping them figure out their relationship with God. I ended up taking it with me and moving home where I jumped around some jobs I hated but am giving this coin today to a friend and coworker who reminded me a lot of the friend I got this coin from. She helped me with a really difficult work environment and made going to work a lot easier, and gave a lot of really good life advice. Now that I'm getting married and she's moving to a new state I figured it was time to let the coin move on and collect new stories too!

Acakes coin 4! Released into the wild to start a butterfly effect of kindness. From LA, California with ❤️.

Acakes coin 3! Released into the wild to start a butterfly effect of kindness. LA, California. ❤️

Acakes coin 2! Released into the wild to start a butterfly effect of kindness.

First released into the wild in Sherman Oaks, CA! Acakes coin 1.

This coin was gifted to my by my niece. We lost her mother, my twin, to Covid on May 4, 2021. My niece and I have a special butterfly connection to her Mom and this is a beautiful way to share a kind thought, hug, gesture to someone in need. Beautiful gift and brilliant idea!

This coin is originating in the Treasure Lake Little Free Library Geocache!
I am hoping it will remind you to do something nice for someone and to pay it forward! Happy Hunting.

This is the first coin that I am gifting to my work BFF, Bekki H. She emulates kindness and has been deserving of a “butterfly” since we first met. Bekki spreads kindness wherever she goes and I am honored to call her my BFF!

The monarch coin was located after the Easter bunny was found at the base of a tree in Fortuna Ca. It will be traveling on soon. Heather J

Initial flight:

Initial flight will start from here.

This coin passed on was passed on to me about a year ago. A dear friend, a woman filled with enormous spirit and kindness.

I am passing this coin on to another woman with a generous spirit, who has gifted me with many kindnesses. Currently she is physically ill, and I am hoping that she is shining her own generous, kind light inward on herself, and will make a full recovery.

My daughters and I found this treasure with a beautiful Beau Hawn marble in the redwood stand at the end of newburgh road in Fortuna Ca. We will be revising this weekend in Crescent City Ca!

I’m gifting this coin to the person who stole my granddaughter’s heart. They were in college, and Noah was an introvert with his friends. He was from a totally different world than my precious girl, but they were both majoring in Biology with a minor in Marine Education, so they saw each other quite a bit.

After a few dates, I guess that’s all it took because 5 years later, he is THE ONE and I am a happy MawMaw. He is no longer an introvert but has learned to love birdwatching, hiking, fishing, wilderness camping, kayaking, gardening, volunteering for many environmental causes and has an excellent job as an Environmental Officer with the Air National Guard. He also mows my grass without me asking and helps maintain the plants in my garden and around my home. He and my granddaughter feed the turtles, birds, hummingbirds, possums, and racoons they find in my yard and are always looking for snakes, lizards and others yard animals and insects. They are both big environmentalists who love this earth and care about what happens to it.

Noah has a very generous heart and is beautiful inside and out and is always there for my granddaughter AND me if needed. He is very hard-working, creative, determined, fair, passionate, and generous. He has become my dear FRIEND and I look forward to the day be becomes “my Grandson”.

Noah’s random acts of kindness mentioned above make him the perfect candidate for this Butterfly Coin and I am proud to gift it to him. If he chooses to pass it on, I hope it is to someone with the same qualities he has.

I hope you enjoy the Butterfly Coin, Noah, I love you. For as long as you have it, enjoy it, but if you choose to pass it on and let it fly, I’ll be watching for your post and memories of having it. Love always.

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

Please share what good deed was done for you and how you hope to pass it on. I hope it makes you feel as good as I did leaving it for you!

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