News, Events & Stories

2023 Golf Tourney Celebrates Largest Field of Players and Supporters to Date!

120 golfers and counting! 2023 saw our 5th Annual golf tournament in support of the homeless in our city and province (Siloam Mission) and our First Nations cause (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls)...

December 16, 2023

2022 - “In Full Swing” - 4th Annual Winnipeg Tournament marks a shift in momentum.

An even, steady motion draws the head of a heavy club up, up, up to the top of the backswing, pausing for just an instant at its apex, until... at last and in a flash, the stored energy is unleashed, and gravity gracefully assists acceleration...

July 27, 2022

Let it Rain!!
Mother Nature Can’t Dampen 2nd Annual British Columbia, Canada Golf Tourney Spirits!

This year we were very excited to host a shotgun start PIBF Golf Tournament with a full formal dinner in support of the ALS Society of BC...

August 26, 2021

3rd Annual Manitoba Golf Tourney Celebrates Sunshine, Love and Hope.

Despite the challenges and uncertainty COVID-19 brought to all our lives, the high-spirited individuals, and supporters of our Winnipeg Pay it Backward Foundation team helped pull off...

August 19, 2021

1st Annual British Columbia Golf Tournament Supported with Big Canadian Hearts.

Even during these unpredictable times with COVID-19, we decided to take a leap of faith and continue and continue with our plan to move ahead...

August 29, 2020

2nd Annual Winnipeg, Canada PIBF Golf Tournament Exceeds Expectations.

In some cities, towns or far off corner hamlets, folks aren’t necessarily keen on stepping out of their personal or private comfort zones for the…

August 11, 2020

Birthdays Go Unnoticed in Shelters. Our Hero is Changing That.

“Children’s birthdays are a great opportunity to make kids feel special,” says Schinnell Leake, an events planner who created birthday parties for years.

March 14, 2019

Building Kids’ Character through Education.

We know schools have to be a place to thrive in all ways, not just academically,” says child advocate, litigation attorney, author and speaker Liz Huntley.

April 12, 2019

Tony Launches the PIBF Leader In Me Initiative.

A few of Tony’s greatest passions came together today: education, working together, and paying it backward!

April 12, 2019

Another Day, Another Check from the Pay It Backward Foundation

By now, readers know Tony has a special place in his heart for Metropolitan Ministries.

April 9, 2019

Kids Encouraged to Be True to Themselves

More than 400 inner city kids attended a free conference called “Put Down Your Fake ID” on September 15th at Hillsborough Community College.

September 15, 2018

Tony Opens Aussie Millions

A great thrill for Tony today, as he delivered the “shuffle up and deal” proclamation to open the second starting...

January 28, 2019

Teach a Man to Fish…

Today Tony visited Abe Brown Ministries to learn more about the people it serves and to offer them encouragement.

October 6, 2018

Celebrating a Promising Future for At-Risk Kids

Tony recently attended the 2018 graduation ceremony for the Metropolitan Ministries Inside The Box Culinary Arts program. Not simply as an honored guest.

September 20, 2018

Lightning Strikes for Tony and His Favorite Charities

Tony was celebrated yesterday by the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL hockey team with one of its coveted Community Hero Award.

April 1, 2018

Making a Difference Down Under

Every January for the past few years, Tony has flown to Melbourne, Australia for three weeks to play in the Aussie Millions poker tournament.

January 13, 2018

Call Him the Undercover Philanthropist

Tony woke up on the first day of 2018 to find himself called one of Tampa’s most intriguing people by the Tampa Bay Times.

January 1, 2018

Giving Joy to Kids in Need

An event near and dear to Tony’s heart is the annual Joy of Giving Event, hosted by WWE superstar Titus O’Neil.

December 23, 2018

Celeb Chefs Judge Fundraising Event

Celeb Chefs Come Out to Judge Fundraising Event for At-risk Students

October 16, 2018

Playing His Best Hand in Vegas

Not all readers may know Tony March is an avid, and excellent, poker player. He loves the strategy, the thrill of the win, and then handing it all over to charity.

June 20, 2017

Helping Others Gets Recognized Nationally

Those of us who work with Tony at the Pay It Backward Foundation know how incredibly generous and hardworking he is.

May 31, 2017

Playing His Best Hand in Vegas

Not all readers may know Tony March is an avid, and excellent, poker player. He loves the strategy, the thrill of the win, and then handing it all over to charity.

June 20, 2017