Nonprofit A Birthday Wish Collects Donations to Give Gifts to Foster Children Around NJ
“In this Westfield [NJ] home dozens of wishes are being granted. Birthday wishes for children in New Jersey foster care.
Founder and president of A Birthday Wish, Jane Hoffman, said, “Everybody on Earth has a birthday. So, I think it’s very relatable and it’s really important to let people know, especially children going through a hard time, that they matter. I often say to people, getting a birthday gift maybe isn’t the biggest deal but not getting any birthday gifts is a huge deal.”
It all started two years ago. Hoffman got the idea when she was strolling through town.
“I was in downtown Westfield and I stopped by a CASA of Union County booth. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. We were talking about ways my daughter and I could serve children in foster care,” Hoffman said.”
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