April 18th, 2014
10:13 AM ET

Man Proves There Is Such a Thing As 'Free Lunch'

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," an Indianapolis man uses social media to help students pay off their lunch debt. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Ryan Cox is a man who already enjoyed paying it forward. He would pay for the order in the car behind him at the drive-thru. 

But recently, his daily routine got a lot more advantageous.  

Inspired by a friend, Ryan went to a local elementary school with a plan to pay off overdue lunch accounts for families who'd fallen on hard times.

Cafeteria supervisor Latiousha Smith explained: "He was like, 'You know, I just want to come and pay someone's balance' and I was like, 'Okay, so what's your student's name?'"

"I just want to pay random accounts," Cox told her.

So the generous man reached out on social media and raised $1,000 in five days. Cox had the $1,200 to pay off the balance for the whole school in no time at all.

See the full story at CNN affiliate WTHR.

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