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Information for Shelters

Program Overview

  • Our vision is that every homeless child in America will have an individual, personalized birthday cake on his/her birthday.
  • Our goal is to establish the Birthday Cakes & More for Homeless Children Program in every city where our professionals work and live.

Rules of the Program

  • The children do not need to say "thank you" for the cakes to CBRE or the shelter. Each child should be able to expect a cake on their birthday just as they should be able to expect food and shelter each day.
  • The cakes are given on the child’s birthday. If two children have the same birthday, then two cakes will be provided.
  • The cakes will be the same quality we give our own children.
  • The cakes should never be taken away as punishment or leveraged as a reward. Each child should receive a cake on their birthday regardless of behavior.
  • The shelter office should send receipt of a donation to CBRE at the end of each month.
    Eligible birthday cake recipients are children and youths ages 1 – 21.
  • Each month the shelter will provide the CBRE representative with a list of birthday children and their respective names and ages.

If you would like more information about our Birthday Cakes & More program, please contact our national program coordinator Katherine Haug at katherine.haug@cbre.com or +1 602 735 1782.

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