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What is a Birthday Box?

A Birthday Box is an all inclusive kit that helps children in foster care celebrate their special day. When children enter the foster care system the immediate priority is their safety. In the mix of the chaos of entering a new place or group home, children’s birthdays can get overlooked. The goal behind the Birthday Box program is to ensure that every child in foster care can feel seen and appreciated on their birthday.

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You Donate

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A Child in Foster Care Receives a Birthday Box

Sponsor Birthday Boxes

Don't have time to participate in a service activity. Consider making a tax-deductible donation towards a Sweet Case and bring comfort to children as they enter the foster care system.

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Virtual Service Project

Virtual Service Projects are a great way to do good with your friends, family, or co-workers from across the states. Wherever you may be, you can help kids in foster care.

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Team Building

Gather your co-workers, friends, or family and participate in a team building activity that gives back to foster youth in your community.

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Every Single Day 1,200 Children Enter The Foster Care System

Request a Birthday Box

Do you need a Birthday Box for a child placed in kinship, residential, or foster care? You can request one here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Birthday Box?

A Birthday Box is a kit filled with all the items you need to celebrate a birthday. The interactive kit allows our sponsors to leave a kind birthday card to a child in foster. While decorating the box and filling each with party items. The customizable design helps children feel seen and loved.

Are There Options for Teens?

Yes! Birthday Boxes are donated directly to our foster care agency partners. They have direct relationships with the children we support and distribute Birthday Boxes based on the needs of the children they care for. Teens included!

Where do Birthday Boxes go?

Birthday Boxes are sponsored by our supporters. We redistribute them to children in foster care through our foster agency partners or directly to foster families requesting them for their children.

Who can Receive a Birthday Box?

Birthday Boxes are designed specifically for adolescent children who are in the care of our partner foster care agencies. However, if a child wants a Birthday Box, we are happy to provide one for anyone in foster care.

How Much of My Donation Goes Towards a Birthday Box?

92% of all donations go directly towards the sponsored program. Together We Rise is committed to ensuring that your support is directly reaching children in foster care nationwide. For more insight on our financials, please review our financial documents here.

Why Should I Participate in a Birthday Box Team Building Service Project?

Children in foster care need our help! Yes, there are a multitude of ways to get involved, sponsoring and participating in a Birthday Box team building service project is a great way to connect directly to your community while providing new items that fill a need.

Still Have Questions?

Feel free to ask any questions you may have regarding our Birthday Box program. Our team is available to address your submissions within 1-2 business days. If you need immediate assistance, please feel free to call us directly at (714)-784-6760.

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