Kristi's Kids Presents: Pay it Forward
Do you know an outstanding young Tucsonan who is "Paying it Forward?"
Just like the character in the 2000 movie "Pay it Forward," dozens of young people in Tucson are going above and beyond to benefit others in our community, and we want to recognize them!
Fill out the form to the right and tell us about a young person in your life who is doing something unique, extraordinary, unusual, or just kind to benefit others in our community, and we may do a special Kristi's Kids feature about how they're paying it forward.
We hope to inspire other Tucsonans to "Pay it Forward," and make the Tucson community a better place for everyone!
Posted 10:00 PM 4/9/2013
TUCSON - Our military men and women make huge sacrifices to ensure our freedom and safety. And so do their families with the frequent moving and stress when mom or dad is deployed.
Grace Anne Remey's dad is in the Air Force. He has deployed seven times since she was born.
Posted 11:19 PM 3/21/2013 by Kristi Tedesco
TUCSON - The Girl Scouts are famous for Do-Si-Dos, Samoas and Thin Mints. Troop 2969 is Paying it Forward using some of the money from cookie sales to help others.
Emma Small is one of them.
Posted 9:51 PM 3/6/2013
TUCSON - Some of Kristi's Kids are paying it forward including one determined teenager. Haley Roughton knows helping others is a personal achievement."She got beat on the head and she has a big bump right here where the bone was dislocated." Haley is taking care of a horse named (More) • Video (1)
Posted 8:59 PM 12/24/2012
TUCSON - Countless kids are still suffering more than a month after Hurricane Sandy.Homes are destroyed and debris is still littering the streets. One of Kristi's Kids heard about this and is stepping-up to help. A Tucson child who is Paying it Forward.
Kira Ellis's dad (More)
Posted 7:45 PM 12/24/2012
TUCSON - Countless kids are still suffering more than a month after Hurricane Sandy.Homes are destroyed and debris is still littering the streets.
One of Kristi's Kids heard about this and is stepping-up to help. A Tucson child who is Paying it Forward.
Posted 8:59 PM 11/27/2012
TUCSON - Kristi's Kids are getting help this holiday season from a very special team.They call themselves Heartz 4 Kidz; a group of six siblings who are learning how to help others.
Posted 6:58 PM 9/25/2012 by Kristi Tedesco
Tucson - A group of 7th graders from Rincon Vista Middle School, in the Vail district, have their hands full of toys! Inspired by one of Kristi's Kids, they're gathering gifts for Lizzie's Loot and "Paying it Forward."
Posted 10:48 PM 7/22/2012 by Van Nguyen
TUCSON - Some high school students are paying it forward, using the sport they love to make a difference in the community.
They've organized a kids camp, teaching foster children the game of football.
Dozens of kids eagerly hit the field ready to play football.
Posted 10:00 PM 3/20/2012
TUCSON - One out of every four kids in Arizona is considered obese and that often leads to major health issues.
That's why one of Kristi's Kids is paying it forward. She is a remarkable 11-year-old who is getting a healthy message out to her entire generation.
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