Dec. 2016
Just a few short weeks away! Don't miss out.
An Unforgettable NYE Performance Benefiting Birthday Dreams
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced Birthday Dreams as the beneficiary for one of this year's upcoming shows! Get your tickets and share this event with your friends on Facebook. Birthday Dreams will receive $1 for every ticket sold at the 3pm show!

Help support us by going to see their amazing New Years Eve performance:

Saturday, December 31st @ 3pm
Key Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Winter 2016 Tour 
Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Winter 2016 Tour
The Season for Giving
Holiday Wishlist
Want to buy a gift to donate to Birthday Dreams this holiday season? Below are just a few items on our wishlist.
- Scooters & Skateboards
- Makeup Kits
- Baby Dolls
- Legos
- Action Figures
- DVDs for Kids
*See our Amazon wishlist for more ideas.
Alternative Holiday Giving
Studies show that 84% of adults would prefer to receive a meaningful gift that would help someone else rather than a traditional gift such as clothing or electronics. Honor a friend or a loved one with an alternative gift and change a child's life today.
Give alternatively.
Year End Giving
Don't forget your year-end tax-deductable charitable donations for 2016. Please consider a donation to Birthday Dreams. Donation deadline is December 31st to qualify for 2016 tax credits. For questions on qualifying contributions, contact your tax professional.
Donate Here.
Shop Amazon Smile

Still doing your holiday shopping? Shop Amazon Smile and select Birthday Dreams as your supporting charity. Get great gifts for your loved ones while also supporting your favorite local charity!
Learn more about Amazon Smile here.  

Turn Your Holiday Party Into a Charitable Event
Are you or your office having a holiday party this year? Make your party a charitable event and suggest that guests bring a gift for donation to Birthday Dreams! Below are some pictures of a holiday party/toy drive this past weekend where the host collected gifts for Birthday Dreams. Send us pictures of YOUR event, we'd love to share!

(Recommended items for Birthday Dreams include party supplies, gift cards, new unwrapped toys, wrapping paper, and juice boxes.)  
Thank you Steve Dobson & Associates of John L Scott Realty for thinking of us during your holiday event! 
Volunteer Orientations
Interested in being a part of Birthday Dreams? Join our team of wonderful volunteers. Our mission to provide homeless children with fulfilling birthday experiences would not be possible without the help of people like you.

(*United Way of King County Emerging Leader volunteers having fun making hundreds of goody bags.)

Join us

Tuesday, Dec 13th @ 6 PM
Saturday, Dec 17th @ 11 AM
Thank you to the following major donors and granters in November

Birthday Dreams was selected by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
as the recipient of one of ten Global Community Grants in the Seattle community. We are honored by the amazing $25,000 grant!
Schwab Charitable - $5,000

Galen and Nancy Willis - $3,000
3rd Annual Toy Swap
Stop by the 3rd Annual Toy Swap this weekend benefiting Birthday Dreams and other local charities! To get ready for the holiday season, why not clear out your game room, closets, bedrooms, playrooms and bookshelves.
Come drop off your gently used toys, books, clothes and more. Feel free to donate and/or swap your items. For more information click here.

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 9 AM - 1 PM
Vasa Park Resort
Bellevue, WA 98008
Join a Committee
Mark your calendars and join the party crew at Birthday Dreams headquarters!  We are located at 1101 Bronson Way N. Renton, WA 98057. Feel free to invite or share what's happening with your family & friends!

Upcoming Dates:

Marketing and Development Meeting - 12/7 @ 5:30 PM
Volunteer Committee Meeting - 12/8 @ 6:30 PM
Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Don't forget to re-enroll or link your Rewards Card now! You will still accrue your same rewards points and after registering you will also make a quarterly community donation to Birthday Dreams as your shop.

Click here and sign in to re-enroll or link your card.  
Learn more about Fred Meyer Community Rewards here
Help Wanted
Interested in doing some volunteer work? Email us at to inquire about helping out. We are looking for some help in the following areas: Developer

Date Entry/Quickbooks Bookkeeper
A detail oriented individual with Quickbooks experience; preferably with non-profits.
Social Media Promoters
Individuals interested in helping us spread the word on social media.
Foremost Printing Donates 10% of Proceeds from your Orders!

Foremost Printing helps Birthday Dreams give the gift of a birthday party to homeless children. Foremost Printing donates a portion of their sales to Birthday Dreams!
10% of the sales of all printing business using promo code BDD2K016 comes directly to us. This is an ongoing offer, so when printing needs come up, call Foremost Printing at 206-501-5372. Files or inquiries can be emailed to
Offer Expires 12/31/2016.