Birthday Bags 4 Kids Accepting Donations for “Hidden Treasures” Rummage Sale
Redlands, CA: Birthday Bags 4 Kids, a local non-profit 501C3 charity serving the Inland Empire, is accepting donations from the community for its quarterly “Hidden Treasures” rummage sale, to be held July 8-9, 2011 at the Birthday Bags 4 Kids Warehouse.
“One person’s trash is another person’s treasure,” said Julie Farquhar, President and CEO or Birthday Bags 4 Kids. “If you need an excuse to clean out a closet, a back bedroom, a garage or your whole house, please consider donating your sellable goods to Birthday Bags 4 Kids for our quarterly Hidden Treasures Rummage Sale.”
Donations may be dropped off at the Birthday Bags 4 Kids Warehouse at 1200 Arizona Street, Unit B5 in Redlands. The warehouse is located in the 2nd row of buildings behind Denny’s and U-Haul. The warehouse is open Wednesdays from 9 am – 2 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm.
“We have limited pick up capability, but if you need your items picked up, call us and we’ll arrange for one of our volunteers to help you,” said Farquhar. For pick-up assistance and more information about Birthday Bags 4 Kids, please call (909) 583-7910.
“We are so excited about our quarterly Hidden Treasures Rummage sale fundraising efforts,” said Farquhar. “Proceeds from the sales will go towards creating more Happy Birthday memories for more underprivileged children and their parents right here in the Inland Empire.”
Who: Birthday Bags 4 Kids
What: Hidden Treasures Rummage Sale (quarterly)
Where: 1200 Arizona St., Unit B5, Redlands
Donations: Donations for the sale are accepted at the Birthday Bags 4 Kids Warehouse on Wednesdays from 9 am – 2 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm. For donation pickup call (909) 583-7910.
Hidden Treasures Rummage Sale:
Friday, July 8, 2011, 7 am – 3 pm (or traffic slows) and
Saturday July 9, 2011, 7 am – 3 pm (or traffic slows)
Why: Donations for the sale and proceeds from the sale will benefit Birthday Bags 4
Kids and their mission of providing underprivileged children and their parents with a memorable Happy Birthday.
Birthday Bags 4 Kids is a 501C3 Charity that provides birthday gifts and parties to underprivileged children and their parents. Working with social service agencies throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, BB4K provides a Birthday Gift Bag for the birthday child, including a card from the child’s parent and a Birthday Party bag for the parent that includes cake mix, frosting, party decorations, paper goods and utensils.
The BB4K Mission is to provide a birthday gift bag to underprivileged children. BB4K believes in the importance of a child’s birthday and works to help parents provide a celebration of their children’s lives. By providing the opportunity to celebrate a birthday, a sense of normalcy and a great memory is created for the Birthday child and their parents. Recognition of landmark events such as a child’s birthday helps restore self-worth and hope to parents who are struggling during difficult times. Every child deserves a Happy Birthday.”
BB4K provides more than 60 Birthday Gift and Party bags per month. BB4K also partners with social service agencies that provide monthly birthday parties for their clients, such as
Family Service Association of Redlands
- Inland Temporary Homes
- Childhelp USA
- Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County, Family Development Program
- AspiraNET Foster and Family Services
- Micah Houses
- House of Angels
- Valley Oaks Foster Agency
- Trinity Youth Services
For more information about Birthday Bags 4 Kids and the Board of Director positions, visit them on the web at http://www.birthdaybags4kids.org or call Julie Farquhar at (909) 583-7910