The Thoughts & Gifts Project

Celebrating birthdays, celebrating you.
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What a fantastic night!

We are sincerely grateful to everyone who attended our inaugural event for your support, for participating in our tasting adventures,
and for playing our whimsical games. Many thanks as well to our awesome volunteers, wonderful sponsors,
and generous prize, raffle, and wine pull donors for your part in making the event so successful.
And our gratitude to Eola Hills for the venue and tasty wine, to Loustic Catering for the delicious food and shrubs,
to Nathan Anderson for the delightful music, to Debi Thurman for making the awesome raffle baskets,
to Danny Jaffer for crafting the fabulous game boards, to Phil Wright for the amazing photos, and especially to Suzanne for sharing her story.

Because of ALL of you, we generated over $10,000, including gifts in-kind, to support our mission of celebrating birthdays
for underserved youth and seniors in our community! It truly was a very merry night!


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Have questions? Contact us at 971-600-5026 orĀ

Did you miss the event but still want to help
make a difference in the lives of others on their birthday?

April Birthday Party

We had a great time Sunday sharing in the joy of celebrating the birthdays for 4 of our recipients!
Our thanks to our volunteers for your help in making the day special, as well as to Roth’s for the tasty refreshments,
to Debi Thurman for the delicious cupcakes, and to the Polk County Service Club for the fun party space!

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Want to help make a difference
in the lives of others on their birthday?

The Thoughts &
Gifts Project

The Thoughts & Gifts Project promotes the value and importance of low-income youth and seniors on their birthday. Our primary focus area is the Monmouth-Independence community, but we will serve all of Polk County, Oregon. By providing birthday presents, cards, and parties, as well as age-appropriate books, we want all qualifying individuals to feel exceptional and appreciated on their special day.