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My Birthday Matters and other SNGA program needs

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My Birthday Matters is a year-round program for kids (ages 1 through 18) who are homeless. They live in shelters (MUST, Family Promise of Cobb or LiveSafe Resources, formerly the YWCA) or they are considered homeless through the school district which means they live in a hotel or with someone (they don't have their own home). We also provide gifts to the kids of our furniture families for the 12 months after we give them furniture. Often, we give the gifts for those kids all at once when the family moves (and not wait for their birthdays) since they might not have many toys or things for themselves since they were previously homeless.

You can help by purchasing a (new) requested gift for a child. We will post the child's age, birthdate and requested item. The parent or child completes a form with their specific requests, plus their favorite color, animal, characters/themes and their reading preferences (and more). If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

If the timing works out, you can deliver the gift to our space when we're there (dates vary) or to my home (near Sprayberry HS). Or you can ship to my home address (email me for that).

Each child receives at least these items in their birthday "packet" (varies depending on the child's age and gender): four larger gifts valued between $20-30 ($80-90 total); a $5-10 gift; several $1-3 items; a stuffed animal; a no-sew fleece blanket; a backpack and other school supplies, including crayons, markers, colored pencils and more; underwear (or diapers) and socks; two coloring books; 5-6 reading books; cupcakes and candles; homemade lollipop.

Thank you for putting a smile on a child's face!

Created by:   Brenda Rhodes
 
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11-yr-old boy bday cartooning book

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1402775156/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_ZxMECbX3PBEQQ

 
Debbie Lampe

11-yr-old boy bday Science Stumpers

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0970372981/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_aAMECb18X030V

 
Debbie Lampe

13-yr-old boy bday bike

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Roadmaster-Granite-Peak-Men-s-Mountain-Bike-26-wheels-Black/728826935

 
Aditi Jasrotia

8- and 11-yr-old boy bdays Naruto collectible cards (2)

https://smile.amazon.com/Assorted-Naruto-Collectible-Foils-Random/dp/B01ATOQFLO/ref=sr_1_11?keywords=naruto&qid=1551933040&s=gateway&sr=8-11

 

13-yr-old boy bday bike helmet

 
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys

8- and 11-yr-old boy bdays Naruto figurine (2)

https://smile.amazon.com/Funko-POP-Anime-Shippuden-Kakashi/dp/B01M5KD9Y6/ref=sr_1_7?keywords=naruto&qid=1551932976&s=gateway&sr=8-7

 

8- and 11-yr-old boy bdays Naruto Monopoly

https://smile.amazon.com/legendary-warriors-Official-Merchandise-Monopoly/dp/B06XB3F9T5/ref=sr_1_5?crid=W8TYLCSO8V6Z&keywords=dragon+ball+z&qid=1551933105&rnid=2941120011&s=toys-and-games&sprefix=dragon+ball%2Caps%2C171&sr=1-5

 

8-yr-old boy bday Captain Underpants book set

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1407163280/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_jwMECbJDB7VGD

 

8-yr-old boy bday Dog Man book

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/0545935180/ref=smi_www_rco2_go_smi_5171374337?_encoding=UTF8&%2AVersion%2A=1&%2Aentries%2A=0&ie=UTF8

 

13-yr-old boy bday - ear buds

https://smile.amazon.com/Skullcandy-Microphone-Tangle-Reducing-Noise-Isolating-Precision/dp/B007136E0O/ref=sr_1_2?crid=26GH08M18M2YJ&keywords=skull+candy+ear+bud&qid=1552106583&s=gateway&sprefix=skull+candy+ear%2Caps%2C170&sr=8-2-spell

 

13-yr-old boy bday - bluetooth speaker

https://smile.amazon.com/Ematic-Bluetooth-Wireless-Speaker-Speakerphone/dp/B00SO3OWUO/ref=sr_1_7?keywords=bluetooth+speaker&qid=1552106688&refinements=p_85%3A2470955011&rnid=2470954011&rps=1&s=gateway&sr=8-7

 

13-yr-old boy bday - Walmart gift card for $25

 

13-yr-old boy bday - Zaxby's gift card for $25

 

(a critical need - bdays) Amazon Fire 7 tablet (5)

 

(a critical need - bdays) basketball for kids ages 4-6 (4)

 

(a critical need - bdays) basketball for kids ages 9-11 (4)

 

(a critical need - bdays) box of Markers (10-12) (50)

 
10 of 50 slots filled
Karen Humphreys (5)
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys (5)
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys

(a critical need - bdays) Doc McStuffin coloring books (10)

 
2 of 10 slots filled
Karen Humphreys (2)
Also ordered 2 Dora coloring books

(a critical need - bdays) Dr. Seuss books for kids of all ages (20)

 

(a critical need - bdays) Elmo books for young children (3)

 
1 of 3 slots filled
Mari Knowles

(a critical need - bdays) Pencil sharpener (40)

 

(a critical need - bdays) small football for kids ages 3-6 (4)

 

(a critical need - birthdays) Paw Patrol book (10)

 
5 of 10 slots filled
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys (5)
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys

(a critical need - household program) New mops and brooms (20)

 
4 of 20 slots filled
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys (4)
O'Dell & O'Neal Attorneys

(a critical need) New mystery and action books for tweens and teens (10)

 

(a top need - bday general) new women's socks size 9-11 (for teens) (20)

 

(a top need - bdays) gifts for kids 0-1 yr old ($20-25 range) (10)

 

(a top need - bdays) Moana coloring books (5)

 

(a top need - bdays) no-sew fleece blanket kits (or fleece 1.5x1.5) (10)

email for details

 

(a top need - bdays) trains for kids 2-8 (5)

 

(a top need - birthday) Mystery books for tweens (5)

 

(a top need - birthdays) animal books for young children (5)

 

(a top need) Iron (11)

 

(a top need) Ironing board (11)

 

(bdays) Amazon Fire 8 tablet (2)

 

(homeless) Bug spray (20)

 

(schools) boxes of fat crayons for younger children (20)

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