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Kids Volunteer Program


What is a Kid Ambassador? 

When you earn the title Kid Ambassador by completing at least three of the options listed below, you have also become an example of kindness and volunteerism for all of the people in your life!  


You can help spread the word about Box of Balloons and volunteering and being kind and you can be an amazing mentor to other kids who are interested in doing the same!  

Here at Box of Balloons, we love getting kids of all ages involved in giving back, and helping to bring joy to children in times of need.  If you're a kid, and you want to help make other kids happy,  you're in the right place!

Step One

Sign up localy 

Step Two

Complete THREE different projects from the ideas below. When you have completed your projects, move to step 3! 

Step Three

Submit Completed Activities

“I believe everyone should volunteer and give back in their lives because you can give back to the community and it will give back to you…”

-Emery Churchill, a 13-year-old volunteer for Box of Balloons through our Kids Helping Kids program

Set up a virtual birthday party for a friend or a bingo game or birthday themed trivia game. Invite friends via Zoom, Google Meet or other online platform, tell them about Box of Balloons and have fun! 

Take a picture of your virtual party and tell us all about it! 


Pledge Your Birthday

Instead of getting gifts for your birthday, ask your family and friends to donate to Box of Balloons to help provide a birthday party to a kid like you who wouldn't get a birthday party without

Box of Balloons!

Sign up HERE to Pledge Your Birthday and we will help you out OR have your parent create a

Host a Virtual Event

DIY Piñata

Piñatas are always fun especially for a birthday party! Make a DIY piñata for us to include in a birthday box. Or mini piñatas to be used as party favors. 

When you are finished contact your local chapter leader to donate them. 

Get Creative

Make a "Happy Birthday" banner, or some other type of birthday decor to include in a birthday box.  You can use your own ideas or get some ideas/printable options from us.  

If you live by a Box of Balloons chapter, you can drop it off at the nearest dropbox.  Or ship it to the chapter of your choice!


Chalk It Up!

Participate in our Summer Chalk It Up event by using sidewalk chalk to spread the word about Box of Balloons. Check out our Facebook Group for weekly prompts and share a picture with us! 

Write an Essay

Do you love to write?  

Perfect!  Write a short essay on one of the following topics: 

Why I Volunteer/Give back and what does

the importance of kindness mean to you. 

How you make a difference in the life of others.

Why birthday celebrations are important

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