Birthday Wishes
yesterday at 18:48. Facebook
Arbella Insurance wrapped about 45 bags of gifts for April birthday children in our Birthday-In-A-Box Program this morning!
Birthday Wishes
03/21/2017 at 14:57. Facebook
Help us fill our Birthday Boxes with books! We have partnered with Usborne Books & More to fill our Birthday Boxes with engaging, durable, and fun books! Usborne matches 50% of what we raise. Help us meet our goal of giving children the gift of literacy!

Click here to support "Books for Boxes" Birthday Wishes Book Drive!
Birthday Wishes
03/16/2017 at 15:37. Facebook
Today only, March 16th, Amazon Smile is donating 5% to the charity of your choice. This is 10x the typical donation rate that they usually pay. Make sure to select Birthday Wishes as your charity of choice.

AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives, Birthday Wishes
Birthday Wishes
03/16/2017 at 13:44. Facebook
Even with a snowstorm, DCD Middle School team captains Eleni and Lexie have done an amazing job recruiting and fundraising. This makes them our first CakeWalk Team of the Week for 2017! Congrats DCD Middle School!!!

DCD Middle School - Birthday Wishes Cake Walk
In anticipation of significant snowfall, Birthday Wishes will be closed Tuesday, March 14, and will reopen Wednesday, March 15.
On March 12, the Girl Scouts of America turned 105 years old! To celebrate, the Rehoboth Daisy Girl Scout Troop 628, part of Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England, put together and donated four Birthday Boxes to us! Thanks so much Troop 628!
“Working on this project made me realize that there are so many kids who don't have the same opportunities as me. Knowing that a child in a homeless shelter will smile because of the birthday boxes we made makes me feel happy.“ - a quote from one of the Scholars at the Christa McAuliffe Charter School. The group built 26 birthday boxes for our Birthday-in-a-Box Program!
"The proposal would also reshape the federal government’s involvement in local community development, potentially eliminating a decades-old program that funnels federal dollars into programs that combat poverty and urban decline, and fund other local improvement efforts."

Trump administration considers $6 billion cut to HUD budget
We're already pulling April birthday gifts and are in need of toddler toys! Please shop our Amazon Wish List today:
#Amazon Birthday Wishes: Toddler Toys For Birthday Wishes
Arbella Insurance is stopping by twice this month and wrapping all of our gifts for March On-Site Parties AND April BIABs! Thanks for all the help today; they wrapped gifts for 60 children totaling 270 items!
"From July 1 to Dec. 31, 2016, 369 families were accepted into Emergency Assistance shelters after first staying in places not meant for human habitation."

Lifting a burden on the homeless - The Boston Globe
What a turn out for the Birthday Wishes charity ride yesterday! Birthday wishes is a non profit organization which provides birthday parties for homeless children and more for families experiencing homelessness. Check out their cause, ride for a cause. #Cyclegiving
Huge thank you to the 6th grade D-4 Basketball team from Waltham's awesome donation of teen gift boxes, basketballs and wrapping paper!
Our CakeWalk Raffle is well underway thanks to generosity of JetBlue, WEEI, The Langham Hotel, and more. Buy your $5 raffle tickets today! Winners drawn at CakeWalk on May 21 (you do not need to be present to win, winners will be contacted the following week).

CakeWalk Raffle| JetBlue tickets, Red Sox tickets, hotel stay and more!
Spin for Birthday Wishes this Saturday! Click the link below to reserve your bike:
CakeWalk is a family friendly, noncompetitive 5K walk that concludes with a fun festival of kid’s activities including field games, face painting, live music, crafts, a family raffle, free refreshments and more.

Birthday Wishes' CakeWalk

New festival & new location for this year's CakeWalk! This year's signature fundraising event will be held at Mt. Ida College on Sunday, May 21 from 9am-Noon. Click the link below to register today!

Birthday Wishes CakeWalk
As housing costs skyrocket and wages stagnate, more families in well-to-do towns are finding themselves in need.

Poverty rising in affluent communities - The Boston Globe
Our Newton team is attending The Boston Foundation's forum: The Growing Challenge of Family Homelessness. To live stream, click the link below! #EndHomelessMA

Boston Foundation Forums