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$10 will sponsor a homeless child’s Trim-A-Tree project

November 2010:  Every year during December shelter parties, Birthday Blessings brings both birthday and holiday cheer to the homeless children and families we serve. Party themes also help celebrate the season and include a very special activity for each child and family: our annual Trim-a-Tree project.

Most homeless families living in community shelters where privacy is scarce and financials are depleted, do not have an opportunity to create individual family keepsakes during the holidays. Birthday Blessings’ annual Trim-a-Tree project provides a memorable experience for homeless families, creating cheer and strengthening family bonds during times of hardship.

Social workers at the Salvation Army Center of Hope tell us that their large communal room — lined with little trees next to bunk beds and on dressers — remains lit with joy and hope even long after the holidays have passed.

This year we are supporting more homeless children than ever, and we’re reaching out to our supporters to help us continue our Trim-a-Tree project during December birthday celebrations. Will you help?

For just $10, you can sponsor one tabletop tree, plus a bag of miniature decorations for a homeless child’s Trim-a-Tree project. During December parties, children and parents spend time together decorating their trees.  You can make a secure donation online, or mail a check payable to Birthday Blessings to: 200 Clanton Road, Charlotte, NC, 28217.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated during this season of giving!

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November 16, 2010 at 6:56 pm Leave a comment

GoodSearch is offering $1,000!

CHARLOTTE, NC – Would you take a minute to help Birthday Blessings win $1,000?

GoodSearch.com is sponsoring a contest that will give an extra $1,000 to each of the five organizations that have the most toolbar downloads (and $100 to each of the first 100 charities to reach 100 downloads!) With the GoodSearch toolbar, every time you search online or shop at more than 1,500 stores (from Amazon to Zazzle!), a donation will be made to Birthday Blessings.

All you have to do is add our toolbar to your computer. Simple as that!

Please help us be one of the lucky charities that will receive these much-needed funds!

Here’s how:

1. Click http://www.goodsearch.com/toolbar/birthday-blessings

2. Download the Birthday Blessings toolbar

3. “Share With Friends” on our toolbar download page so that others can get involved!

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The contest ends on Oct. 31, so please add the toolbar NOW and spread the word to as many people as you can! For more information, click here.

Thank you for your support!

October 1, 2010 at 8:23 pm Leave a comment

Raise money for Birthday Blessings as you search and shop online


GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!
CHARLOTTE, NC – What if Birthday Blessings earned a donation every time you searched the Internet? Or, how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? Well, now it can!

GoodSearch.com is a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue — about a penny per search — to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!

GoodShop.com is an online shopping mall which donates up to 30 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores — including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, eBay, Macy’s, and Barnes & Noble — have teamed up with GoodShop. Every time you place an order, you’ll be supporting Birthday Blessings!

And, if you download the GoodSearch – Birthday Blessings toolbar, our cause will earn money every time you shop and search online – even if you forget to go to GoodShop or GoodSearch first!

Want to help us raise money with every click?

Add the Birthday Blessings toolbar here.

Thanks for your support!

September 5, 2010 at 5:35 pm Leave a comment

Birthday Blessings Face-Tweet Fan Blitz

You blew our socks off during our recent Bless Their Hearts Hope & Happiness Challenge. Thanks to our loyal supporters, we raised over $1500 in just three short weeks during this e-Support campaign!

Now we’re asking for your online help again as we aim to surpass 2,000 FANS on Facebook and 1,000 followers on Twitter.

So suggest this link to your friends on Facebook …

tweet your tweeps

… and email your peeps to help spread our mission.

May 21, 2010 at 9:37 am Leave a comment


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