Birthday Bags 4 Kids Seeks Board of Directors for 2011-2012
Redlands, CA: Birthday Bags 4 Kids, a local non-profit 501C3 charity serving the Inland Empire, is seeking members for its Board of Directors for 2011-2012. Applications are available through the Birthday Bags 4 Kids website www.birthdaybags4kids.org. Click the Open Board Positions tab. Here is the direct link: http://www.birthdaybags4kids.org open-board-positions-2011-2012
Applications may be submitted online and there is a printable PDF application available. Application deadline is July 1, 2011.
A member of the Board of Directors supports the work of Birthday Bags 4 Kids and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Birthday Bags 4 Kids, the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.
“We are excited to bring new members to our Board”, said Julie Farquhar, president and CEO of Birthday Bags 4 Kids. “We are looking for applicants from all over the Inland Empire as we provide birthday celebrations to disadvantaged children and their parents throughout San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Our goal for 2011-2012 is to serve several hundred children each month and we want our Board of Directors to be reflective of the region we serve.”
“We are encouraging anyone who wants to support our mission that ‘every child deserves a happy birthday’ to apply. If you know someone you believe would be an asset to our organization, please urge them to fill out an application,” said Farquhar.
“There is such great satisfaction in helping a parent celebrate their child’s life and seeing the joy shared between parent and child. If you want to be part of something that is truly inspirational, Birthday Bags 4 Kids is your opportunity.”
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 (909) 583-7910
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
· 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