Kofenya Coffee in Oxford, Ohio, has been operating a token-based pay-it-forward scheme for around six months. Customers pay for a cup of coffee in advance for a stranger. Courtesy of Tim Stiffler-Dean hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Tim Stiffler-Dean The Salt Movement To Pay It Forward With A Cup Of Coffee Spills Into U.S. December 17, 2015 The idea behind Suspended Coffees: Buy a cup of coffee in advance for a stranger who couldn't otherwise afford it. The movement took off in cafes across Europe. It's now finding its legs in the U.S.