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Printing of the vouchers in Cambridge is funded by Cambridge City Council

​Street Aid (part of Cambridge City Council)


With financial backing from the team behind Street Aid, I was able to get the vouchers printed at no cost to the business as well as communicate a source of help to people in need by adding the details to the back about Street Aid.  


Why are there 4 different types of vouchers?


Performance Ticket Printers

Performance Ticket Printers
"A small family business that prints vouchers, tickets, wristbands, posters and seat labels. Established in 1987, our aim is to make great products and give delightful customer service."

Thank you to family run printing business ‘Performance Ticket Printers‘ for all their support and the printing of the books.

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Pechakucha – 20 images, each for 20 seconds

PechaKucha’s 20×20 presentation format shows your 20 chosen images, each for 20 seconds. In other words, you’ve got 400 seconds to tell your story, with visuals guiding the way. PechaKucha means “chit chat” in Japanese. This creative outlet began as night time get-togethers in Tokyo in 2003 by two renowned architects. 

I presented a slideshow about my vouchers at a Pechakucha evening…




About the project

My name is Theresa. A Birmingham lass at heart but lived in Cambridge for about 20 years.

I started Pay it Forward gift vouchers in July 2018 after seeing homeless people on the streets of Cambridge, not wanting to give them money or buy them a sandwich in case they had a food intolerance, were vegetarian or some other dietary restriction.

I approached the Black Cat Cafe on Mill Road and they were interested in the idea.  But I didn’t know how would I do it.  

Azad, the owner came up with the idea of a gift voucher and the project was born…  


Click here to find out How does it work?

email pifcambridge@gmail.com for more information

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