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The Smile Project
Birthday Giveback Program

The Smile Project Birthday Giveback Program is a way to use your birthday for good. Whether you are organizing a fundraiser or volunteering in your community, there are endless ways you can use your special day to promote kindness and service.

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What is a Birthday Giveback?

Birthday Giveback is all about taking the attention you get for your birthday and turning it into a meaningful service opportunity for your community and beyond. There are countless ways to spend your birthday in service and there is no one right way to do a "giveback." 

Here are some ways people have given back:

  • Ask your loved ones for donations to a favorite organization in lieu of gifts

  • Organize a beach clean-up with your friends

  • Raise awareness about a social issue that you are passionate about

  • Encourage your friends to do 1 act of kindness  (and give them some examples!)

Why Should I Sign Up?

While you can obviously do a service project for your birthday (or any day of the year!) on your own, we find it's really special to be part of a community focused on this kind of giving. When you sign up to host a Birthday Giveback through The Smile Project, you'll have the opportunity to promote your project on our website and social to encourage others to give in celebration of you—how cool!

How Do I Sign Up?

  1. Fill out the form below and someone from our team will be in touch to discuss details.

  2. Plan, organize, and promote your project—we can help with this.

  3. Giveback and report back—we can't wait to celebrate you!

You can also host a Birthday Giveback in memory of a loved one & honor their influence of kindness in your life.

Sign Up for a Birthday Giveback

Thank you for registering. We'll be in touch soon!

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