SAVE THE DATE! Happy Birthdays turns 2 years old – in Super Hero Style

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Mark your calendars for the Happy Birthdays 2nd Birthday Bash “Super Hero Style”! Come join us on Sunday, November 6th at the Rabb House in Round Rock, as we celebrate providing over 1000 birthday parties to homeless and foster children in Central Texas. There will be food and drinks from several local restaurants, live music, super hero performers and activities, Silent Auction, Costume Contest and Cupcake Raffle.

Bring your family and help us raise the critical funds necessary to keep sharing birthday joy for another year!

Please consider supporting Happy Birthdays by becoming a Sponsor of the Birthday Bash or donating an item for our Silent Auction. Contact us to find out how.

Use the following link to buy tickets and purchase sponsorships. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/happy-birthdays-2nd-birthday-bash-super-hero-style-tickets-27133075760

1000 Smiling Faces

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We did it! We passed 1000 birthday parties for homeless and foster children right here in Austin, Texas! It is a great achievement and we couldn’t have done it without our hundreds of supporters and volunteers. Thank you, and here’s to the next 1000 smiling faces! ‪#‎epicbirthdays‬

Happy Birthdays selected as Round Rock Express “Chasco Community Partner”

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Join us at the Dell Diamond on Sunday, August 21st at 6:05 for a Round Rock Express Game! We were selected as a “Chasco Community Partner”, which means that $3 from every ticket bought for this game, using our SPECIAL OFFER CODE, will go to Happy Birthdays. We also will be represented at the Main Gate and have an On-Field and Radio Interview during the game. Please invite your friends to join us for a summer night of baseball and supporting birthday parties for foster and homeless children in our area!

Use this link http://www.milb.com/tickets/singlegame.jsp?sid=t102#game=467591, select “InField Reserved” and enter the SPECIAL OFFER CODE – birthdays

Can’t wait to see you all there!

Whole Foods First Friday Event to benefit Happy Birthdays

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Grab your friends and join us at Whole Foods at the Domain for their monthly First Friday event! Come sip wine and snack on delicious food bites in each department around the store. All proceeds will be graciously donated to Happy Birthdays. Thanks, Whole Foods, for being such a great community partner.

Happy Birthdays Participates in Amplify Austin

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Happy Birthdays is excited to participate in Amplify Austin! Starting a 6 pm on March 8th and ending at 6 pm on March 9th, this 24 online giving period is a wonderful way to support local non-profit organizations in Central Texas.

With the tremendous support of hundreds of volunteers and donors, Happy Birthdays has provided over 700 foster and homeless children with birthday celebrations. Most of them, through circumstances beyond their control, likely wouldn’t have had  the chance to be celebrated on their special day. Your donation will help us give hundreds more children the simple joy of being remembered and cherished on their birthday!

Log on to make your donation. https://amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/happybirthdays/overview

And thank you for sharing birthday joy!

 

 

Thank you “Round the Rock” for the nice story and the info about our upcoming fundraising event! Can’t wait!

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http://roundtherocktx.com/the-happy-birthdays-organization.html

A Taylor Swift birthday…

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Over the weekend my daughters and I made a Taylor Swift themed birthday box for a little girl who turned 9 this week. They painted a T and an S red and we framed a picture of her to add to the decorations. Today I had the opportunity to tour the facility where the girl lives and I found this right next to one of the small beds. It sure makes me feel good knowing that we are giving a little happiness to some children who deserve it more than anyone. Many thanks to all our wonderful volunteers.

What a wonderful thank you email!

 

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We received this beautiful thank you email from an all girls group home that we serve. It might make you cry…

I just had to write to you and say “the birthday box is AMAZING!!!” I’m blown away. We have never been able to offer our kiddos something like this. I know it is just going to make them feel even more excited for their birthday then they already are. And for some girls who struggle with the thought of having a birthday I think this will make them feel super special and cared for. Most of these girls, who come to us so filled with fear, scars and uncertainty, never in their dreams thought they would have a ​birthday party. For some it is their first one ever . That is something a “family” proudly ​does for its children ……but our girls have rarely led a loving, nurturing life while supported by proud parents. We have the chance to change that and create new memories for our girls that help them to grow and heal. Birthdays are one of the monumental cherished memories in every ones life, thank you for making it so special!!!!!!​W e are so fortunate to you and volunteers for becoming a part of our girls new “family “.