Welcome to Pay it Forward!

Enter your nominee for a chance to win $500 to Pay it Forward AND be featured on KTVZ NewsChannel 21 and Fox Central Oregon.

CENTRAL OREGON IS FULL OF INDIVIDUALS WHO GO ABOVE AND BEYOND. To inspire kindness and giving, NewsChannel 21, MidOregon Credit Union and CoEnergy Propane are giving away $500 every month to one of these inspirational people

Each month, a committee selects a winner who receives $500 to award to the deserving person they’ve nominated.

The winner and recipient will be featured on NewsChannel 21 at 6 P.M. and 11 P.M., the Fox 10 P.M. News, and the following morning on NewsChannel 21 at Sunrise on both KTVZ and KFXO. Each recipient is also featured on and on our Facebook and Twitter sites.

Family members of the nominating person, employees of NPG of Oregon and the sponsors are not eligible to be nominated.
Click Here for Official Contest Rules!


These are the recipients to date who’ve benefited from the Pay it Forward campaign. Many thanks to our sponsors CoEnergy Propane and MidOregon Credit Union for making the $500 award a reality for so many great individuals and organizations in Central Oregon.

Redmond Proficiency Academy Resource Coordinator Hillary Kirk
Good Grief Guidance
City Care Clinic, Redmond
Redmond Education Association
Madras CASA volunteer Jeanne Linn
Tom Alexander of Project Love, Powell Butte Church
Younity founder Arlene Gibson The Bend Food Project
Heart of Oregon Corps' AmeriCorps YouthBuild
Justin Grell, Bend Mountain Dogs

January – Bob Troutman (Redmond volunteer) to everyone on 2/8 – Aired 2/24
February – Angela Wagner, Crook County kindergarden backpack food program – Aired 3/15
March – Rachael, Redmond St. Charles – Aired 4/26
April – Josh Legalo, CO Intergovernmental Council – Aired 5/26
May – Chuck Walker Sr. – Street Minister Epikos Church – Aired 6/23
June - Tessa Bailey – Hospice of Redmond – Aired 7/21
July – Heidi Meyers – Action through Advocacy – Aired 8/25

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