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January/ February 2022

This event was a HUGE success. Thank you to everyone that made it possible.

FEBRUARY 3, 2022

Emcee for the night, Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson.
Genavieve Linkowski, worship leader for the night!

Linkowski has been a finalist on The Voice on Snapchat and a featured contestant on American Idol in 2018 and 2020. God has recently brought her and her family through the sudden, tragic loss of losing her sister due to a car accident in February of 2019.

LINDEN PAY IT FORWARD is sponsoring two tables of 8 with the support of local Linden businesses. The donation goes directly to the Flint Beauty for Ashes which services all of Genesee County. This event is free and includes dinner with a donation opportunity to help support Beauty for Ashes funding.

October / December 2021

The lighting ceremony for Linden Festival of Light at Symphony Assisted Living will take place Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 6PM. This is FREE event to the public but donation are accepted to help cover the cost of this event.


This was an immediate community favorite when it was set up at 311 Broad Street, home to Broad Street Rentals.

This 10-foot tree is adorned with lights mesh angels and ornaments in remembrance of our loved ones. Angel ornaments can be purchased to place on the tree to commemorate departed friends, family members.

Tree is lit nightly from December 1-Jan 1.

May / June 2021

Click on this link to sponsor a chain length. Make a note that it is for Paper Chain Event and be sure to list the name you want written on the start/finish of your sponsored chain.

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Community Plant Sale

Thank you to Tori Amos & Shelby Amos (and their sweet kids) for all the work they put into this LPIF Fundraiser. We were gifted a check in the amount of $450 from the Amos Family to put in our General Fund for future events/projects in the community. Shelby’s dream is have a community garden in Linden. We support him and his family 100%. Again, thank you for making this Plant Sale happen and believing in the mission of LPIF.

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Tie-Dye Event in Downtown Linden

Waiting on more rubber bands to come in. Who is up for rubber banding t-shirts for our July Tie-Dye event in downtown Linden? I know it seems early, but trust me… July 17 will be here in the blink of an eye.

If 10 people could band 15 assorted size shirts, we would be good to go. Reach out below and tell me if you can help. I will get back to you by PM on the details of what is needed. I would like to see this done by June 20.

Also going to need help with the event. Both with the tie-dye shirts and the rock painting. I will have sign up sheet put up the first week on June.

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Linden Pay it Forward gifted our Linden Teacher’s lip balms this year for Teacher Appreciation Week. We also held a gift card drawing. Ten $25 gift cards were gifted. Thank you every TRIBE member who donated to make this event happen.

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Pete’s Memorial Bench

It was an emotional tribute. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the dedication of Pete’s bench. The planters donated by Allen Woodworking were beautiful. Police Chief Sutter did a great job presenting the bench on behalf of the Linden community.Thank you Becky Nemecheck for preparing the tribute and Denise Courser-Miller for delivering the bench. As always, a shout out to Hanna Ball for making this newsworthy.

The kids really appreciated all of the poles and $ that were donated to Linden Pack 111 Cub Scouts. They had a blast. Thank you.

From DEN LEADER Jeff McClintic
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Project Teacups for Seniors was a success. Thank you Denise Courser-Miller, Kathy Girgen, Marlene Craig, Jan Vaughn Sutherland for your efforts in making the project a success. I’m sure we will make a lot of ladies feel special!FYI…we had extra flowers so we sent them over to Shirley’s Cafe. They will be giving them out to ladies who come stop by for Mother’s Day breakfast tomorrow.

The new 18″ x 24″ Pay It Forward signs have arrived. You can order a sign here.
They are available with or without metal yard stakes. Show your support for our organization.

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