03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Yahoo! 'You In?' Participant Sees How Much Good $100 Can Do

Ever wonder how far $100 will go in goodness? More than 300 Yahoo! users and company employees were given the chance to find out when they signed up to participate in Yahoo!'s You In? campaign and got $100 to spend any way they wanted on others.

Journalist Judy Mottl blogged about her and her children's effort to find ways to spread kindness randomly around her city on Tonic.

The three of us then huddled outside the store to brainstorm how best to be random, but spread the goodness and yet avoid the uncomfortable feeling that can come when someone thinks you view them as a "charity." We decided we wanted to eliminate that, and we came up with a plan.

Read about her day of giving back and what she learned about how far $100 dollars can stretch at

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