Share Your Birthday With a Child in Foster Care
Do your children have enough stuff? Are you about to celebrate a milestone birthday? In lieu of gifts, ask your friends and family to contribute any amount in cash or gift cards in honor of your special occasion. The best part? You get to pick the Birthday Wishes you want to grant! Get started today. Contact us with questions. Click here to create your own online fundraising page in support of A Birthday Wish.
A Birthday Wish has partnered with Share Your Wish and ECHOage to make children’s birthday parties more meaningful and special than ever. Both sites offer children the opportunity to invite party guests and support A Birthday Wish while receiving gifts they really want! Thanking guests is easy and you won’t have to worry about where to put all those presents. Introduce your child to the wonderful feeling of sharing kindness with others, it’s the best gift they will receive.
Grant a Wish
Click here to select a wish. You can let children in New Jersey foster care know that they are not forgotten on their birthday.
Create Your Own Online Fundraiser for ABW
Are you running a half marathon this year? Maybe you plan to row across the Atlantic in rowboat. Use these huge accomplishments to raise funds and awareness for A Birthday Wish.
Step one, click here to create your own personalized online fundraising page. Step two, set a goal. Step three, email your friends and family and watch the donations come in. With the money you raise, you can select the Birthday Wishes that you would like to grant.
Host a Wrapping Party
Is your book club, dinner group, scout troop, or service organization looking for a fun service project? Set the date, ask your guests to pick a birthday wish to grant, and come together to wrap your gifts and make cards. A Birthday Wish will also provide you with other gifts that need to be wrapped that month.
Kids Celebrating Kids
At A Birthday Wish we are about more than presenting children with a gift on their birthdays. We are passionate about celebrating children in foster care and letting them know that they truly matter. We invite children of all ages to join us in granting birthday wishes, wrapping gifts and making birthday cards. Click here to see kindness in action!
Get Your Children Involved
Discuss the importance of family and ways that life would be different if you couldn’t live with your family. Encourage your children to hold a lemonade stand or bake sale at their school. With the money they raise, they can pick the Birthday Wishes they want to grant!
Donate Birthday Books
Share your love of reading with children in foster care. A Birthday Wish is collecting new and very gently used books for young readers ages 1-10 through a new program, Birthday Books. Books will be included with birthday wishes throughout the year. Additional books will be donated to children in foster care who visit court houses throughout New Jersey.
Donate to the Back-to-School Birthday Bash
A donation of $40 will enable one child to attend the Back-to-School Birthday Bash at Dave & Busters. For more information, read more over here.
Shop With Our Partners and Make Wishes Come True
When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to A Birthday Wish. Start granting birthday wishes while you shop!
A Birthday Wish earns 10% back when you shop at Give Back Greetings, an online retail store offering personalized special occasion cards, including holiday cards, thank you notes, invitations, birth announcements, graduation cards, and more. Go to Give Back Greetings to see the full product line and to ensure A Birthday Wish gets credit.