The Next ePIFanyNow Party Set For October 6
FOX 47 News
ePIFanyNow team Photo: Image by Bob Hoffman
LANSING, MI ― The MSU University Club is sponsoring and hosting the next ePIFanyNow Pass-it Forward Party on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bud Kouts Chevrolet is also the official sponsor. The event will be held at the U-Club located at 3435 Forest Road in Lansing, MI. This family oriented Pass-it-Forward party is open to the public and draws all ages and cultures to partake in the joy of celebrating human kindness.
The idea of an ePIFanyNow party is to gather a large group of people together to create an energy of excitement for passing kindness forward. When you arrive at the event you are given 100 ideas on ways to spread kindness and then are sent out into the community to spread the joy. A few hours later, the crowd gathers back together to share stories of how everyone passed kindness forward.
ePIFanyNow is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating positive change throughout our community and beyond. ePIFanyNow™ attendees find ways to burst “balls of stress” by touching peoples’ lives no matter how small, simple, or insignificant the act of kindness.
“The idea is to come together and create an energy of excitement; enthusiasm that creates continuous momentum! This isn't a fundraiser, or religious or political in nature. It's just like-minded people helping others for the sake of doing something nice. You leave the event on Cloud 10! It’s so much fun and it’s great for families. Kids love it!,” says ePIFanyNow Founder Bob Hoffman.
More than 200 people attended the ePIFanyNow party at MSUFCU in February 2013 and the event was featured on the national CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley in 2012. (http://bit.ly/N8Joxu) Among the group was the Webberville High School’s Girls Basketball team.
“Our team helped to paint the interior of a home and do landscaping for a woman who suffers from aneurological disorder. It was a great experience for the kids. We are on board to do it again,” says Kris Tennant, Webberville High School’s Girls Basketball Coach.
ePIFanyNow was started in 2009 by Bob Hoffman, public relations director at Wharton Center. Hoffman continues to spread the word about performing acts of kindness around Mid-Michigan, West Michigan and Illinois. His dream is to spread ePIFanyNow across the globe and eventually develop a curriculum for schools around human interaction and impacting society through acts of kindness.. All goods, services, acts of kindness, and assistance are volunteer-driven and donated in the name of passing kindness forward.
For more information about this organization and event visit ePIFanyNow's Facebook page here.