July 2018
Bringing joy, hope and dignity to homeless children with the gift of a birthday party.
See what's new this month...
Make a Difference This Summer
Summer is a busy time for Birthday Dreams and we are always in need of volunteers. Take some time out this Summer to give back and make a difference in the life of a homeless child. We have opportunities for cake bakers, delivery drivers, on-site party volunteers and more!

For more information on how you can make a difference, visit our website or email shannon@birthdaydreams.org.
Time is running out. Don't miss this exciting event!
The Great Inflatable Race is Saturday, July 21st
The Great Inflatable Race is the bounciest fun run on earth! At The Great Inflatable Race, participants climb, slide and bounce on inflatable obstacles that are spread throughout the race course. This year, The Great Inflatable Race is partnering with Birthday Dreams for their Seattle race on Saturday, July 21, 2018! A portion of the race proceeds goes to benefiting Birthday Dreams, so get all of your friends and family to sign up for the race!

Be sure to use promo code BDAYDREAMS to get 10% off of your race tickets. Visit https://thegreatinflatablerace.com/Seattle and get your tickets today!
We still need volunteers!
Want to be a part of the excitement, but don't want to run in the race? Volunteer at the event! Birthday Dreams gets a donation for each volunteer that helps out at the event. Enjoy a fun-filled Summer day while helping to bring birthdays joy to homeless children.

If you are interested in volunteering, click here to sign up! Mention Birthday Dreams in the comments.
Go to our Great Inflatable Race Facebook Event page and let your friends know you are going!
Thank You Anderson Family
A huge thank you to Jeff Anderson (pictured with our co-founder Chris Spahn) and the Anderson Family Foundation for their generous donation to Birthday Dreams. Jeff shopped at Toys R Us and bought about $5,000 worth of toys and donated them. With these donations we will be able to bring smiles to so many children's faces this year! We are so grateful.
Shop Amazon Smile - July 16 - 17th
Amazon Prime Day is coming up on July 16- 17th! Don't forget to shop using Amazon Smile and make sure to have Birthday Dreams selected as your charity. Get yourself some great deals while supporting Birthday Dreams!

Your shopping makes a difference. Amazon donates to Birthday Dreams when you shop Prime Day deals at  smile.amazon.com/ch/26-4667553
Renton River Days
It's that time of year again for the annual Renton River Days festival! Join us at our Birthday Dreams booth July 27th - 29th. We need volunteers to help us at our booth. Come share why you love volunteering with Birthday Dreams and encourage others to join the cause!
First Annual Cornhole Tournament
Join us for some fun at our First Annual Cornhole Tournament on Tuesday, August 14th from 5pm - 6pm! Food, door prizes and a good time are guaranteed! Come out and support Birthday Dreams while enjoying a fun evening in your community.

Only $60 per team
The team registration fee includes two players, two drink tickets & two door prize entries
Interested in helping to plan this event, or know a local company who would be interested in sponsoring? Email chris@birthdaydreams.org . We would love your help!
Thank you for joining us at our ribbon cutting!
We had a successful ribbon cutting at our new location last month...
A big thank you to all who showed up to celebrate our ribbon cutting at our new location. We are so excited that about our growth and ability to continue to serve our communities. Thank you to the Red Tea Room for providing delicious appetizers during our event and to the Renton Chamber of Commerce for celebrating with us! We couldn't do what we do without all of you and your support. Interested in helping us continue to grow and bring more birthday joy to homeless children in our community? Donate to our fundraiser today and help support our growth!
Missed the ribbon cutting event? Don't worry, we will be hosting an open house at our new location:
Save the Date for our Open House
Saturday, September 8th | 11am - 2pm
Volunteer Orientations
Join us and help bring birthday magic to homeless children in King County!

Upcoming Volunteer Orientations
Saturday, July 21, 2018 11:00 AM
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 25, 2018 11:00 AM
Early bird tickets are now available! Last year, this event sold out 6 weeks in advance, so don't wait! Buy your tickets or purchase a table now.

Early Bird tickets $75 through August 31st ($100 after)
Early Bird table is $750 through August 31st ($1,000 after)

Learn how you can be a part of this incredible evening to help make Birthday Dreams possible for homeless children in our community. Click below for more information, including links to purchase your tickets, become a sponsor or make a donation.
So many great opportunities to participate!
For additional information or questions regarding the Gala, please email teri@birthdaydreams.org .
Join a Committee
Get involved with Birthday Dreams! Share your passion and expertise and join a committee to help us bring more birthday joy to homeless children in our community.

Marketing/Development Committee
Wednesday July 25th @ 6:30 PM
*New Location : 1084 Kirkland Ave NE Renton, WA
NEW - Engagement Committee
Birthday Dreams is a well-kept secret. We’d like that to change and we need your help. This virtual committee is comprised of a team of passionate, caring people who believe that a birthday celebration will fill a homeless child’s life with joy, hope and dignity. This team of advocates will engage people through social media and/or spreading the word through the business community contacts.
Message chris@birthdaydreams.org to learn more.
10% of proceeds go to Birthday Dreams when you use code BDD2K018

Foremost Printing helps Birthday Dreams give the gift of a birthday party to homeless children by donating a portion of their sales to Birthday Dreams!
10% of the sales of all printing business using promo code BDD2K018 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 ken@foremostprinting.com

Offer Expires 12/31/2018
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PO Box 2722 | Renton, WA 98056