Young people love to help out when given the chance and in this spot they get an enthusiastic dose of encouragement from a classmate. This message puts the spotlight on young heroes who give from the heart.


BUS DRIVER: OK Josh, do your stuff!
JOSH: OK people, you know the drill. Canned food only guys…
MUSIC: Sometimes you gotta give and not receive…
MUSIC: Sometimes you gotta live what you believe…
MUSIC: Open your arms, ‘cause that’s where it starts, right here with you and me…
MUSIC: What the world needs now is love, love and only love...
ANNCR/SUPER: Generosity…pass it on.
MUSIC: A little help from up above…
Sign reads “Central City Shelter” or “Center for Help”
MUSIC: A way to make a better day…
MUSIC: Let’s come together…
ANNCR/SUPER: A Message from The Foundation for a Better Life

Generosity. Pass It On!

Pass It On®


Your Comments
Ai'yana FEBRUARY 7, 2023
That is so nice of them!

Susan Edwards from Westport Ky JUNE 24, 2022
Nine years ago when I was 70yo I allowed my homeless 45yo son live with me. I lived on S.S. & a small pension in a one bedroom, one bath apt. Because it was very stressful for me, I’s retired psych RN I knew I had to do something for muself!!! I remembered my dream of being able to watercolor paint which is very difficult I had a little artistic ability. I got books from the library, studied online videos, & experimented… I had some of the paints, brushes, paper so there I was diving into an entirely new thing to learn… but to create also which I was finally able to do with some lovely paintings with family & friends! All said I was talented but I knew my generosity gave me something new & beautiful that I will always have, it made my living very worthwhile when I was also helping my son…. One of my best decisions!

Charles Dove from Baltimore md FEBRUARY 22, 2021
Love is all we need for everyone

Jelena OCTOBER 13, 2020
In my neighborhood, there was a box called the purple box. We put food in there so that way the landlords could give the food to poor people. This is a great example!

Anonymous JANUARY 22, 2018
Generosity means loving to work hard in order to make the world a better place.

cameron jordan from Beton Elemetry school DECEMBER 18, 2017
it is giving pepole food and pass it on and the foundation for a better life

Alexa Marie Alexander JULY 1, 2016
What a good thing to do

Nancy from Wenonah NJ NOVEMBER 26, 2015
I like What The World Needs By Wynonna Judd being sung in this PSA

Martha from Arizona OCTOBER 11, 2015
Great PSA! Who is doing the signing?

NULL from NULL MAY 29, 2015
I like this P.S.A a lot I feel it makes me want to give back and also that definintely sounds like Wynonna Judd singing in the ad

i love this video

Sabrina from Dayton,OH FEBRUARY 4, 2014
These commercials make me tear up every time. They mean so much and make you think of the little things you can do to not only make a positive difference, but be a good neighbor. I absolutely love the generosity and optimism!!!

Elizabeth from Sedway SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
I admire the mission of this foundation, to no end.

Kiki from Ohio AUGUST 7, 2013
That's very generous of those kids to help their community. Most kids rather litter and destroy the community than build it up. All it takes it one step, and you can change the world.....

Cody from S.C. Belton JULY 28, 2013
Its very kind . It teaches a lot .

Emma from New Jersey JUNE 9, 2013
I wish my bus could do that!

Tricia Vega from Monterrey, México APRIL 6, 2013
You sure are doing the difference. Thanks!!!

Penholder from philippines NOVEMBER 28, 2012
That was great... I wish that all people can do that.

john from chicago SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
It is nice video for the kids to donate food to charity.

eric from illinois SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
It is kind to share with others.

jimmy from chicago SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
I think that it is nice that kids are helping out people who need help.

Haze from Chicago  SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
I think it was a rather nice clip, i wish everyone was like the kids on that bus, for the world would be better for all mankind.

abdoolkayum from mumbai APRIL 26, 2012
Kids make you wake and think, when will you start charity?

Rachel B from Arizona APRIL 6, 2012
The kids on that bus are very caring.

flora may from Philippines MARCH 30, 2012
Pls I love this video how can I share this to my classmates and download it? thanks a lot and keep up the good work..

Alexsei Santana from East Hartford FEBRUARY 28, 2012
I love this video it shows generosity

Frances G from columbia, sc OCTOBER 5, 2011
generosity is giving more than you can

Sarah from Colorado AUGUST 28, 2011
I've been watching these clips during commercials for the last twelve years of my life, but this is one of the first that I remember. Keep up the good work.

Adrianna from Thunder Bay JUNE 21, 2011

Lily from Philippines JUNE 2, 2011
I love your videos about values I want to show it also to my students, how can I download your videos? Thanks.

Marco from Brazil APRIL 21, 2011

Pamela from Alabama MARCH 5, 2011
These clips have really inspired me to be a sweeter person to everyone I meet. Keep it up: it may make a difference in many people's lives.

Mary from Omaha FEBRUARY 18, 2011
My eyes welled when I watched these TV spots. They triggered a sense of hope. I questioned the tears, 'why cry?' it seems they are a form of relief. I realized how alone and afraid I often feel. Hope is good. Thank you.

Jacob Rossell from Oregon FEBRUARY 1, 2011
I was watching that and it made me think to help others

Dr Jay S. from New York JANUARY 1, 2011
These are really really GREAT!!! This is more of we as people and the country as a whole needs. Setting a good example for others to follow instead of all the murders, killings, drugs and bad news some positive ads can make a difference and make people stop and think for a moment and CHANGE for the better!

Gail M. from Antioch, CA. OCTOBER 23, 2010
THIS IS what we should be seeing more on our TV's than the negative. I LOVE these messages. What a great way to live. Pass them on.Keep them coming.

Christina J. from Larwinceville, GA JANUARY 24, 2010
I love these messages, they reach out to me. I need some character building every now and then. THANKS!!!

Mercedes W. from Baton Rouge, LA JUNE 30, 2009
This is one of my favorite commercials from your organization. I especially love the song, and we do need more compassion and love in this world. I think what this organization is doing is an awesome and great thing, and I know lives are being touched and changed by it.

Bev M. from Canada DECEMBER 28, 2008
Very moving, inspiring clip! I have to admit that when I first saw it, I wondered as it appears to be a bully, then turns into so much generosity. I think it also teaches not to judge by first impression. :) The kids did a great job with this too!!

Wendy W. from California, USA OCTOBER 30, 2008
Better not watch these without a tissue handy... What America is all about!

Nicolaus S. from Salt Lake City, Utah JUNE 26, 2008
Hello my name is Nicolaus S., I am the lead in this commercial (Josh). I just wanted to say thanks to everyone that actually donates to the local shelter and contributes to their town in anyway... Thank you.

Angela P. from Wenatchee, WA APRIL 24, 2008
I truly believe these little "pockets" of goodness are getting bigger and bigger every day.

Millo P. from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil JANUARY 1, 2008
I love this clip...Very perfect.

Cody W. from Pelham, Alabama USA NOVEMBER 17, 2007
This is a great one!!! People should do that more often. It makes me feel good when I do something like that. It makes my day.

Britini from Chicago JULY 26, 2007
Artist: Wynonna Judd Song: What the world Needs It's a great song!

Haitham B from USA JULY 24, 2007
"Vianne Sets Up Shop", from the movie Chocolat..... thats the music from "Lets not Cheat"

Anonymous JULY 20, 2007
What the World Needs by Wynonna Judd Enjoy!

Horace B. from Columbia JULY 9, 2007
Love the ad. Love the song. Please let me know the title and artist. Thanks.

Horace B. from Columbia, SC JULY 9, 2007
This spot reminds me in so many ways of the United Negro College fund spot of a few years ago when the younger brother offered the older brother his piggy bank so he could have money for college. What kindness is in all of us if we would just let it out.

Adediji A.O. from Lagos, Nigeria JULY 8, 2007
I love this clip. It's a symbol of love and flexibility of mind. Kids can do more of this.

Courtney from Texas, USA JULY 3, 2007
I love this clip. It reminds me that kids like me (I'm 13) can help out a whole bunch. :-) [Oh, and I love this song. If anyone knows the title or artist, let me know please.]

Kathrine & Nami L. from Richmond Hill JUNE 21, 2007
This was such an amazing clip on how students will contribute to the homeless in the shelter, also helping others is very nice!

Dylan G from Fayetteville, Arkansas USA JUNE 3, 2007
I've been waiting for this one for a while. I love it!!! Keep it up.

Anonymous MAY 30, 2007
This is one of my favorite tv spots! Generosity is great!

Anonymous MAY 25, 2007
The world needs more people and kids that are like this. It would make the world a better place

Anonymous MAY 25, 2007
This is a very nice and moving clip. It is inspiring.

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