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This is a central place to share experiences, tips, tools and techniques that help children learn about Charity.

You'll also find ideas, inspiration and advice on how to get the most from your ShareYourWish event.

And finally, we occasionally share our own blog posts to keep you informed about our progress and the change we're having on kids and the world we share.

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Birthday Fairies: A Wonderful Charity Providing Birthday Parties For Underpriveleged Children

I’m sitting on my knees by the door of an elementary school classroom. I am talking to the birthday boy.  He is thanking me for his gift.  He has the biggest smile on his face. I make a note in my mind that this is why I do this --  for this ki ...more

In Memory of a Dear Friend, Michael Shapiro

In memory of our friend Michael Shapiro, who recently passed after a long struggle with brain cancer, if you create an event between now and June 1st using Voices Against Brain Cancer as one of your chosen charities, Share Your Wish will match a portion of the total donation a ...more

My Daughter vs. The Tooth Fairy

We had some very exciting news at our house this morning - our five year old daughter lost her first tooth!  Ok, so maybe some of us were more excited than others - my daughter was in shock and started to cry.  I don’t think she was expecting a hole in her mouth quite so soon!&nbs ...more

Teaching our children the benefits of Share Your Wish

How do we convince our children to use Share Your Wish?  Children don’t always see the value in things the way we as adults do.  Not only do most adults love the idea of giving to charity and teaching their youngsters about the importance of giving back, but most of us also enjoy ...more

Another Birthday Success Story

I am sure we all love celebrating our children’s birthdays!  I know as we neared my daughter’s fifth birthday this year I was truly an emotional wreck.  It could’ve been my hormones, being that I am expecting our third child this summer, but I think it was more than ju ...more