INSIDE: How to build a Birthday Box for kids in need. How to find organizations that accept DIY Birthday Boxes.
Did you know that 15 million of children* (in the USA) live below the poverty line? That’s 21% of all children in the country. Low wages and unstable employment make it difficult for many parents to make ends meet. When you are struggling to put food on the table, the nice-to-have items – like a child’s birthday party – simply cannot be afforded.
But even under the most dire circumstances, every child’s special day should be celebrated. A great way to help a family in need is with the creation of a Birthday Box.
Simply put, fill a large shoe box with all the items needed for a festive birthday celebration. Here’s how to do it and get your kids involved to help…