Encourage Youth on Their Birthdays
Many youths have never had a celebration for their birthday. Your gift bag will demonstrate to them that someone in the community values & believes in them. Your kindness will make their day special and boost the self esteem.
BIRTHDAY BAGS – include a journal (cannot be spiral-wire bound), one pair of socks, and one activity such as an origami book, sketch book, colored pencils, washable markers or drawing pencils.
And ONE additional gift:
- UNO or other card game
- or Nerf Over the door basketball hoop (the ones that are about $7 at Walmart)
- or cosmetic bag with lip gloss or face powder or eye shadow
Each gift bag is valued at about about $15-20 and are general in nature to keep items fair and to not create anxiety of favoritism between youth.