GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - After losing his job, failing into financial trouble and getting divorced, Terry Wadsworth was at a low point. But after hearing a sermon at 12Stone church in Gwinnett County, he decided to not feel sorry for himself and started helping others.
Terry's small random acts of kindness has now grown to inspire others all over the country.
Two years ago Terry took a trip to Walmart and noticed people were in line with gifts for their kids but that couldn't take it home, they had to put it on layaway. So that inspired him to pay off someone's layaway.
He shared the random act of kindness on his Facebook page, and twelve days and over 3,000 Facebook shares later, 300 people in 13 different states had their layaways paid off.
This year the "TWad Layaway challenge" is even bigger and better than ever. In the last two years the challenge has grown to 19 states and around $60,000 worth of good deeds and layaways paid off.
Terry hopes the challenges continues to grow into much more than just layaway pay offs. It already has inspired people to pay off a variety of things from delinquent lunch accounts at schools to buying Christmas trees.
You can go to the TWad Layaway Challenge Facebook page to share your stories or to learn more about what others are doing this holiday season.