Coin Stories

My amazing Serena...How lucky am I to have someone so special in my life? Getting to know you has been truly an honor. Thank you for your love, kindness, compassion, realness and thank you for not only being a friend, but a sister! Just know that I will forever be in your corner! I love your beautiful soul! I’ll see you very soon!

Love, Mel

This coin is dedicated to an amazing woman. She loves with her whole heart. Serena has become more than just a friend me. She’s my sister. She’s the type of person that will tell you how wrong you are and you don’t get mad. You don’t get mad because you know it’s coming from a place of love. When you come to her home she makes you feel like it’s your home. She will bend over backwards for you. Serena I will miss the make dinners, the Sunday breakfasts, the jewelry, the talks and everything in between. But most of all I’ll miss you, your presence, and your unbelievable love for those you call family. Thank you for being a sister to me and I can’t wait to continue this ride. All the trips, all the talks, all of Serena!!! Thank you beautiful and don’t worry I’ll still harass you as if you were here. Love you!!!!

This was giftedto me from a very dear friend after the loss of our daughter, sister, mother, friend.

I am passing this on to my dearest friend of 65 years, she has had a very difficult year ill family and a cancer diagnosis.

A lover of butterflys I asked her once "can you ever have to many butterflys emphatically replied NO.

This coin was passed along to me here at Grace Community Church. I look forward to passing it along to continue the butterfly effect and pay it forward. Serving others is a core principal to humanity.
Bo Beatty

I received this gift of kindness from my Uncle Dennis. This butterfly originated in Coulee Dam Washington and I'm its first stop at Hudson Florida. My uncle and I have only recently in the last couple of years become close. I'm honored that he shared the love with me.

There's no one I'd rather share the love with more then one of my dearest friends, Trish, in Canada...and in memory of Carole, her sister.
...thinking of you with all my heart ❤️

I received this coin from my dear sister....a thoughtful gesture for taking time to travel (from NH to OH) to spend some quality time with her and her husband during the COVID-19 pandemic. Butterflies have a very special place in my family's heart, for my grandmother who passed absolutely loved them. So, whenever we see one, it brings a smile, sometimes a tear, of some wonderful memories.

I was giving my buddy Max and his dad a haircut, and when I finished, Max handed it to me. He has always been such a nice kiddo to me. I have been cutting his hair since he has started getting haircuts. I always appreciate his kindness. I passed it to my friend Sean, who was so kind to wear his mask always , when I give him cuts. He is always kind to me and has been since the day I met him. Hope everyone can continue to spread kindness, especially in these times ❤️💜 Thanks Max!! Was so cool to get this from you! It made my day

Today I am sending this coin to my dear friend, Pam. She is so kind and generous to everyone and has such a loving heart! I feel lucky we became colleagues and then life-long friends.

I look forward to following the journey of this coin.

Today, I am sending this coin to a friend I've known since I was 16 and is such an important part of my life. Thank you Judi for all your friendship and support over the years and for always demonstrating what kindness and love mean. I love you!

Two years after receiving this coin from our in-laws, we found it amongst some other belongings. We remembered how neat it was when we received the coin and were excited to release it back into "the wild".

To the next recipient - We hope that by receiving this butterfly we were able to bless your life with some kindness. Please spread this kindness by blessing someone else and then passing along the coin to them so the butterfly can continue it's journey. Don't forget to log your experience here and to check back and see how far our butterfly has flown!

We were walking our dog in the rain this morning and someone saw us and gave us this coin.

I love you.

I received this coin from two people. You know, the kind you feel like you know immediately, embracing them in to your world of deep friends without question. Bruce and Heather, THANK YOU for sharing your beautiful, soul-filled home. Loved the conversation, looking forward to the next one!
I will give this coin to a person who I know will give it an interesting next home.
I may elaborate on my coin story in the future :-)
BUTTERFLY EFFECT KEEP ROCKIN'!

Found this in the bathroom of the Georgia National cemetery, the day we laid my uncle to rest. It was a nice day of light on an otherwise dark day.

I have been waiting for a year to find out who this coin would go to on it next journey and waited until it found the right person. It felt like it found the one to be with next on its journey

I got this a while ago. I feel it is time to start its journey. Let's see how far love can travel.🥰

Giving to Marcy Dover

I received this coin months ago, but haven't had a chance to look at the note until now. I'm glad I did because it makes me feel appreciated for the work I do with Rescue Pit. Thanks, John!

i’m giving this to my wonderful art teacher who inspired me to follow my passion in creating art 💜 i hope she never forgets how amazing she is :)

Just receive this beautiful coin in the mail from my dear friend, Holly, and am so touched. I really appreciate being part of its journey and will spend some time thinking about who I will release it to down the road.

I have to admit, this coin was so beautiful, that I kept it in my possession for a year. I purchased a large volume of coins in 2019 and released most of them, but I needed one to sit with me for a while. I looked at it on my nightstand each night before I went to bed.

Today, on the 5 year anniversary of my sister's passing, I am mailing this coin to my friend and former colleague, Heidi Daniels. She is such a great person and also loves to spread kindness! I want her to be a part of this coin's journey so she will know she is loved and thought of often.

With this coin, I sent her a package of handmade cards that she can use to continue to spread joy and hugs to those she cares about.

As always, I look forward to seeing where this coin journeys to!

Thank you so much for this beautiful Butterfly coin, how thoughtful and especially that it arrived three days before my 64th birthday. I have been feeling bored, useless and so unmotivated being at home, but having this butterfly in my hand gives me some hope and energy. Blessings Be, dear Bookcrossing friend!

This coin is going to one of my closest friends, Jaime Allen, after the loss of her soul mate boy, Munchkin, who she inherited after from her Uncle Jerry when he died in 2012. Jaime has been there for me in the loss of so many of my own special animals - and in so many other ways - too many to count. She is receiving this butterfly coin to let her know how much I appreciate and treasure her.

Vickie,
Love that we get to spend Mother’s Day together, passing this coin on to you for all the amazing things you do as a mom and grandmother...you are so thoughtful and generous.

Dearest Kelly,

I have hung on to this coin for a year-selfishly because I didn't want to let go of something that you gave me. But it's time to let it fly so I will be passing it on to the Mann family members as you requested. Tomorrow will be a year since you passed and our hearts are so very broken but what a legacy you left us with! This project is so symbolic of all that you are-giving to others and loving unconditionally.

Rather than one good deed, I have made a commitment to make giving a part of my everyday live-something that would come so naturally to you. Since you passed, I dedicated myself even more intensely to my mom and dad's care until they too passed on. I visited mom every day for four months and made sure she was alright. In addition, I made connections with elderly residents at mom's care center and built relationships with the staff. I have been showing a lot of care and love for our graduate student from Nepal-buying her gifts to bring back home, making sure she has enough food, and listening to her as she shares her thoughts on being so far from home. Currently I am reading a book over the phone every week to an elderly family friend in a nursing home. With COVID19 she can't have visitors and so we are reading together and chatting. Finally, the Mann family will go to Grandpa and Grandma's house to clean up their yard as Randy is in such pain with his back.

So my dearest Kelly, I am working so very hard to make giving more a part of who I am-something I learned from you. You continue to inspire me and I miss you every day. Well done good and faithful one.

In love and light,
Beth

I was in FlyDogz in Lincoln Ne when a young woman purchased 2 fly it forwards from me and told me to pass it on! This is amazing! #StayFly #FlyLife

This coin was being mailed to another location, but it fell out of its envelope at the postal processing plant.

Gave this coin to my friend Tyler. Very thankful for his help on all my crazy projects. Thanks TyTy!

During this time of working from home (starting March 2020), I have the privilege of delivering laptops to adult immigrants learning English from home. As long as I'm in their driveway to bring the educational gear anyway, I offer a few other basic essentials: soap, TP, eggs, rice, bananas, homemade donated masks. They must feel loved by this small gesture because they smile and sometimes jump up and down. I'm so grateful to share.

I found this butterfly in the amazingly beautiful little town of Redcrest on the Avenue if the Giants💖 it was a gorgeous day and summer is upon us in the Redwoods!! I Will move this along soon

I just received the coin from my granddaughter

Today I was sad then I got this coin as a gift from my friend Brinley! She thought I needed a smile and I did! Seeing Brinley made me smile too! I hope I can pass along the coin to my other friend who is missing her friends too!

I got this coin from my Mommom in 2019. She gave it to me as a gift. I hope to be able to pass it onto a friend and bring them happiness. Please pay it forward and continue to pass on this coin. Let’s see how far it gets!
-Brinley

I received this coin from my daughter-in-law, Susan, who is a loving, caring person who likes to spread joy. I will send it on to my sister, Janice, who (I hope) will send it on to her granddaughter. Sharon

My name is Joe Chiti. It is April 2020. I am a 15-year old boy and I found this coin in Zambia, AFRICA. I live in Village of Hope. I would like become an artist/musician in the future.

I'm the second person to get the coin!

I received my coin from my Niece, Mara, who is one of the kindest, loving, ambitious young ladies I have ever met. I love her so much!! She is a role model to how the world should be.

I have received this butterfly coin from my best friend Samantha Bush. Who will always have a place in my heart. There are many more family vacations, camping trips, BBQs, and birthday's to spend together with our family. Samantha is a daughter to my dad, mother to my kids, and a sister to my husband and me. And would not have it any other way. I love you girl.
I have been holding on to this butterfly coin long enough. I feel this is the right time to pass the coin on to one of my co-workers during this pandemic outbreak.
Ciff Nininger, I am giving you this butterfly coin to keep spreading kindness. I am intrusting you with this coin until you find the right person to pass it on to. Cliff you have showed alot of smiles , love , friendship, and kindness from your heart. Ciff you are a great friend that anyone can ask for. As this hospital we work together in family of love, kindness, and hope that has made are Doctors, Nurse's, CNAs, Housekeeper's, X-ray, Lab, and all other hospital employee's come together "STRONGER" and "UNITED".

Mitzi, Thank you for your contribution to the FBCS Food Bank.
Do Good & Fly On!
Hillary

I sent this coin to another book group member who has been very patient as I get a package to her that was sent to the wrong address.

I passed this coin onto a member of The Brenda Novak Book Group on 4/17/20 to South Ogden, UT with the $10 Starbuck's Gift Card that I received with it to pass along.

I recieved this coin from a dear friend and now I'm sending it one to another dear friend. I have put prayers of faith, health, wholeness and happiness on this coin for all who encounter it. Please feel free to add your own. Sending love and peace to all.

Gave this coin to my niece on her Birthday.
Love this girl so much, she is my hero!

Adding location

This coin found me via Covid-19, a generous co-worker made 4 masks for my family and sent the coin to remind us to pay it forward. This prompted me to send a Target gift card to a person in need during these crazy times. Will send on ward from White Bear Lake Minnesota.

After careful tutelage and precise training, Kaci Murringer completed her first IDITAROD under our kennel name (17th-Dog.com) as an apprentice. I have given Kaci this coin as she begins to embark on another epic trip! She will be driving nearly 4,000 miles from AK to MI holding onto this very coin before she passes it on. LET KINDNESS PREVAIL AND SHINE ON! Do good an Fly on!

I am dedicating this Monarch Butterfly coin to my mother Doris. Her generosity and love of nature makes this butterfly coin a fitting tribute to her. Love you Mom! Keep this coin moving with good deeds!

I am sending this coin to my daughter, Carly, as she is having a hard time with this virus and trying to plan a wedding.

This is where the coin started!

Hi, this butterfly coin is currently/started in Spokane Washington. Due to the Covid-19 virus, I can only hope this coin spreads kindness. So, please take care and spread the love!

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