Our Projects

Because I said I would executes charitable promise projects that inspire others to stay true to their word. Whether that’s promising to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy or walking across the entire state of Ohio for the victims of sexual violence, our goal is to build a community of people who are driven to help others through the strength of a promise. Watch the video below and you’ll see what we mean :)


The 4-year anniversary of because I said I would.

On September 4th, 2012, Wei-Min “Al” Sheen died of stage 4 small cell lung cancer. Today marks the four-year anniversary of his passing and the beginning of a movement to better humanity through promises made and kept. Alex Sheen, his...

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Cleveland member picks up street trash for 24 hours straight.

For the rest of the post… For the rest of the post, picture me as a tiny head bodybuilder who heavily focuses on developing the left side of his body. I made a promise to clean up trash for 24...

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THIS YEAR: BECAUSE I SAID I WOULD.

The New Year brings hope to so many around the world. As you begin to set goals for 2016, watch this video and remember what it truly takes to achieve greatness. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WFoDNQaBLuA Watch on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1P2r0Ft If you liked the...

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Drunk strangers.

She stood outside of the bars holding this sign. I know someone whose father was killed in a drunk driving crash. On the second anniversary of his passing, she wanted to honor his memory by offering a free ride home...

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The promise in Tacloban

Alex Sheen, our Founder, recently visited the Philippines for a speaking engagement. While there he also visited this orphanage. Alex talked to the children about their promises. The children at this center have gone through unimaginable tragedy. Some of them...

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The Selfless

  A plea from the Founder of Because I said I would... As you undoubtedly know, the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa has reached an unprecedented level. The outbreak has killed 4,555 of the 9,216 that have...

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