Layaway angels spread Christmas cheer across the country

A “layaway angel” at Walmart payed off 3 different ppls layaway back to back. And each had over $300 worth of items!!!!!

— Bree’ Hampton (@Marie__Janee) December 23, 2012

Here’s some good news to lift your spirits. “Layaway angels” are committing random acts of kindness nationwide, and word is spreading across social media. Strangers show up at big retail stores and cover the costs for shoppers who can’t afford to pay for their Christmas items on layaway.

Being a layaway angel is definitely something on my bucket list!

— Leonor Julissa Bravo (@JoeyFaSho_) December 23, 2012

A layaway angel is basically someone who goes to store and just pays for a part of a stranger’s items on layaway

— Leonor Julissa Bravo (@JoeyFaSho_) December 23, 2012

Momma and I did a layaway angel today #givingmood

— b.r.o.o.k.i.e(@brookielynn153) December 23, 2012

Just watched someone get their Christmas gifts anonymously paid off by a “Layaway Angel”. Gosh dang it, I to

— Michael Reece (@MichaelJReece_) December 22, 2012

It’s been a tradition at many Kmart stores for years:

“Layaway angels” have been performing good deeds at a Toledo Kmart for many years; paying off the layaway…

— WTVG 13abc (@13abc) December 23, 2012

Did this bus take me back in time?Just saw a billboard promoting layaway at kmart.

— paul_carson (@paul_carson) December 23, 2012

Visited a local Kmart and paid off 7 layaway balances for different families, life is great.

— james chang (@j_changster) December 23, 2012

to the person who payed off my baby layaway at Kmart thank you and god bless you because u didn’t have to do it

— Coya Everett (@Coco_Bean91) December 23, 2012

@true_cancerian I work in the layaway department at kmart. I love when people do this. It’s awesome!

— Katie(@biggrlnow) December 23, 2012

The kmart layaway angels make me emotional every time… there are still good people left in the world. #Hopeful

— Alyssa Corey (@Uhhh_Lyssaa) December 23, 2012

Year two of paying off people’s layaway gifts at Kmart who can’t afford presents. Still so awesome and fulfilling

— Nikki Ellis (@NellisIsland) December 23, 2012

Blessed to see another day. Got a call yesterday that secret Santa paid off my layaway..she said bring one cent and my receipt! #blessing

— *NIA* (@SoAnti_Nia) December 23, 2012

Off to Kmart to pay off someone’s layaway. #layawayangel Did it last year and felt wonderful!

— ♋ Shauna ♋ (@True_Cancerian) December 23, 2012

These secret Santas are inspiring others to aim high and do good. Making spirits bright!

I wish I had some extra money! I wanna be a layaway angel and pay off a random persons layaway

— Brittany. (@Precisely_Made) December 23, 2012

Being a “layaway angel” is the most selfless thing ever. It’s so inspiring #christmasspirit #sosweet 🎁

— Courtney Brinkley (@clbrinkley) December 23, 2012

I think when i get a job n stuff i wanna be a layaway angel & help some people (:

— Dreaa♥ (@WordsOfDreaa) December 23, 2012

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