Join us at our Open House

Tuesday, February 21st
4:00 – 9:00 PM
1402 Chisholm Trail, Suite, A
Round Rock, TX 78681

You are invited to our Happy Birthdays Open House! We moved into our very own location at the end of 2016 and we’re ready to have you over for cupcakes to see it. Bring your family and friends and stop by to learn what we do at Happy Birthdays and how you can get involved with sharing birthday joy. Hope to see you there!

Dance Gallery’s Concert Supporting Happy Birthdays

You are invited to The Dance Gallery’s “A Birthday for Every Season” concert at 7 pm on February 10th. These amazing dancers hold a concert each year and select a charity to give the proceeds to. We are so honored that they have chosen Happy Birthdays this year. The show will be held at the Raymond E Hartfield Performing Arts Center at 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin, TX. It is sure to be a great show. Hope to see you there!

Sharing our birthday mission from Oklahoma!

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We received two perfect birthday boxes in the mail along with this beautiful letter. It explains perfectly why Happy Birthdays is so important to us! Thank you, David Clark and family. 

Dear Happy Birthdays Staff,

Enclosed, please find two birthday party boxes. There is one for a girl, and one for a boy. My children assembled the boxes and we hope that they will be of use to you and the clients that you serve. We would like to thank you for your efforts in meeting a need that so few people understand. Children who have suffered terribly and are now in the foster care system will have a special day, because of you.

In the late 1990’s I worked as a Child Protective Services Specialist covering Hill, Falls, Hamilton, and Bosque counties. During that time I had to place a number of children into shelters and foster homes around Central Texas, so your charity has a special meaning for me. I applaud you for the work you do and hope to be able to support you for years to come.

Additionally, I would like to thank you for providing an opportunity to introduce the importance of serving others to my children in a way that is impactful to them. Being separated from everything familiar, regardless of the negative circumstances from which they were taken, and not having a “birthday’ which is something so special to children, is a concept that seems to have resonated with my daughter and son. Though young (6 and 4), they were able to understand how important a party and gifts would be to a child in that situation. They were joyful in picking out the party supplies and gifts, and in assembling their boxes. They understood that what they were doing would have a positive impact on a child who they will likely never meet. My hope is that this will plant a seed in them that will be cultivated into a lifelong dedication to service. Thank you for that.

Sincerely,
David Clark
Edmond, OK

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!