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Local & national television media help spread the mission of Bright Blessings

STAY TUNED…  The mission and programs of Bright Blessings continues to spread to both local and national audiences!

NBC’s TODAY SHOW regular Sara Haines and producer Dana Roecker recently flew in from NYC to visit Bright Blessings and Charlotte Emergency Housing as they filmed and interviewed for a segment that will air on the TODAY SHOW at a date still to be announced.  Stay tuned for more information!

Mark your calendars or set your DVRs to record the Charlotte Today show, April 19, on local NBC affiliate WCNC-NewsChannel 36.  In February, reporter Davina Sutton spent time at the home of Bright Blessings founders Amy and John Cervantes and then filmed one of our Bless-A-Birthday parties in action at the YWCA.  Be sure to catch the show on April 19!

Local production company, Full Scale Productions, has recently been on site at Bright Blessings and at partner agency Florence Crittenton Services to capture the heart and impact of our Bless-A-Baby program.  This special video segment is for baby-care industry giant, Johnson & Johnson, and will air on the company’s Online Health Channel at a date to be announced.  More details soon!

March 26, 2011 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

Birthday Blessings of SW Ohio throws first party

CINCINNATI, OH – We are pleased to announce our Birthday Blessings affiliate chapter in Southwest Ohio threw its inaugural birthday celebration on July 22 at the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Warren County in Lebanon, Ohio.  14 children were in attendance at the superhero-themed party to celebrate the birthday of a six-year-old boy.

Said volunteer executive director, Melissa Kelsey:  “What an amazing six-year-old with a wonderful mother! This first party could not have gone any better! KUDOS to parents facing incredible odds and able to instill such love and imagination in their children.”

Kudos to you, Melissa, and your volunteers who are now celebrating the lives of homeless children in Southwest Ohio!

For more information about our National Affiliate Network, click here.

August 3, 2010 at 6:06 pm Leave a comment

Birthday Blessings Affiliate Network plans spark interest across the U.S.

CHARLOTTE, NC – Our national expansion dreams are coming true!  Since the January 2010 and February 2010 articles in Women’s World Magazine and Reader’s Digest came out, we have received close to 200 out-of-state inquiries!  Yes, you heard us right!   So many enthusiastic people from around the country want to jump on the Birthday Blessings bandwagon and replicate what we’re doing in the greater Charlotte region, and that just makes our day.

We thank you for your patience in answering your questions, as we operate solely on the elbow grease of volunteers.  We at Birthday Blessings are overjoyed at the interest in spreading the birthday love across the United States.  We operate under the belief that every child deserves to be celebrated, regardless of their circumstances, and we’re happy that you do, too!

If you would like to get more information about becoming a member of the Birthday Blessings Affiliate Network, please email

February 12, 2010 at 1:05 am Leave a comment

Northeast Indiana chapter throws first Birthday Blessings party

FT. WAYNE, IN – On January 18, Birthday Blessings of Northeast Indiana threw their first birthday celebration for children and families living in a homeless facility in their city.  “The look on the kids’ faces was something that will never be forgotten,” said Allison Rorick, executive director of BB of Northeast Indiana.

Want to follow Allison’s lead and start a Birthday Blessings affiliate chapter in your neck of the woods?  Click here for more information.

February 6, 2010 at 1:07 pm Leave a comment

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