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Compassion Closets Project for victims of Hurricane Florence led by Ambassador Tony

2018 Annual SHBHU Java Jive Jog 5k/10k is BACK! August 25th 2018 8:00am

Triangle Families, Hello! It is Ambassador Emma Murtaugh and I have some amazing news! We are very excited to announce the 4th annual SHBHU Small Hands Big Hearts Java Jive Jog 10k/5k on August 25th!  For three years we have partnered with Java Jive to organize this FUN race. It is always a HUGE success and a VERY memorable race morning! Through the community and Sponsor support and participation in this race, kindness and generosity, the SHBHU's mission to nurture children's instinctive compassion continues year after year. As many of you know, SHBHU provides accessible year-round volunteer opportunities and also [...]

Ambassador President Skylar NEEDS YOU! Skylar’s Striders Great Strides Walk – May 19th

We need YOU to VOLUNTEER, DONATE and WALK with us at Ambassador Skylar’s CFF 5k Walk on May 19th 2018! SIGN UP HERE As Skylar and her mom  always says, let's make CF stand for CURE FOUND!  We need your help finding a Cure for CF.  Nearly every dollar raised goes to Cystic Fibrosis Research. This year Skylar's Striders Team became a nationally ranked team! Congrats!  The goal is $10,000 so let's help them reach this goal! Please consider joining the Skylar Striders Team! Walk Details Date: 5/19/2018 Check-in: 9:00 AM Walk: 10:00 AM Distance: 5k Chapter: Carolinas - Raleigh, *protected email*, 919-845-2155 Event Location: Halifax Mall, [...]

EXCITING NEWS! Ambassador Alyssa has an amazing story to tell!

Many of you know our long-time Ambassador Alyssa Hakim and her passion for #HopeReins, the non-profit organization in Raleigh that houses rescued horses to help emotionally wounded children. You may have also heard about her favorite horse at Hope Reins, Joey, who was blind. She has an amazing story to tell about her relationship with this special horse. A novel has been written about Joey's life and our Alyssa is in the book. It is available for purchase on Amazon, pre-order it so it can ship to you on the release date May 8th! A percentage of the proceeds will [...]

Quarterly Compassion Meeting – Apex Community Center ALL ARE WELCOME!

Hello SHBHU new and seasoned Families! The Quarterly SHBHU Compassion Meeting will be next Tuesday March 20th from 6:15 -7:30 at Apex Community Center.  These Compassion Meetings held quarterly are FOR EVERYONE. They are a great way to see the Small Handers and Ambassador in action.  They lead each meeting and the agenda is an exciting one! We have a great agenda Compassion Meeting Agenda: Welcome New Members and Pledge and 2017 Update on Compassion Projects Sucess Announcements and Compassion Calendar Upcoming Events Skylar's Striders Friendship High Fundraiser April 11th Compassion Project Proposal - PAWS for Compassion SPCA Compassion Project Proposal - Sweet Dreams [...]

Small Hands Big Hearts United End of the Year Celebration is upon us!

2017 SHBHU End of the Year Celebration PLEASE BRING A TOY FOR THE TOY DRIVE or an item for the SERVING SMILES BROWN BAG COMPASSION MISSION! All are welcome in the Triangle! Small Hander’s and Ambassador's impacted 13 Nonprofit Partners in 2017!  Check out the list below! December 18th, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm Presentation will begin promptly at 6:45pm Location: In Kind Facility Sponsor: Calvary Chapel Raleigh Address: 7710 Chapel Hill Road, Raleigh NC 27607 Exciting Presentation and Guest Speakers from our Nonprofit Partners! Join us for a FUN EVENT and learn ALL about the compassion that has been spread this year [...]

Fall Compassion Meeting and OPEN HOUSE! All are welcome!

We are excited to partner with Cardinal Gibbons High School to hold our upcoming Fall Compassion Meeting! Compassion Meeting will begin PROMPTLY at 6:00pm. Meet in the FRONT LOBBY! Exciting agenda!  You won’t want to miss any of it! If you can, please we are requesting you bring the following non perishable food donations for The SHBHU Brown Bag Initiative, being led by Ambassador Sami and Small Hander Ava: Granola, Water bottles, snack pack and fruit Lead Ambassador Kyndall, Tonya, Alyssa and Shae are requesting items for the Shoebox Collection Drive as well: SEE BOTTOM of POST for more details on those [...]

Message about TOMORROW’S GREAT STRIDES CFF WALK from Stephanie Chuman, SHBHU Volunteer Coordinator!

Hi All! Thanks so much for volunteering to help with the Cystic Fibrosis Walk tomorrow, 5/20. Skylar's Striders represent! I wanted to reach out and give you guys some info for tomorrow. I've reached out to Jen Davis (Skylar's mom) to find out details about where you guys are supposed to meet. Below I've included instructions once you get there. Thanks everyone for giving your time to help such an awesome girl and an awesome cause! Everyone will be getting their assignments in the morning. Arrive at Halifax Mall at 7:10. Race check in is at 9am and race will [...]

Announcement from Ambassador Vice President Safiya – Car Wash Update

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM AMBASSADOR VICE PRESIDENT SAFIYA! Hi everyone, So unfortunately I have some bad news ☹ This Sunday’s forecast has just changed from 86 degrees and sunny to 86 degrees and raining. The weather is just not cooperating! We also don’t have that many families who are able to attend, so we decided to postpone it to the summer where we can finally have all of the correct and working ? factors for a car wash. This way we can have the BIGGEST, BEST car wash to help us raise tons of money for India. So sorry if this caused [...]

Ambassador Director Commitment and Responsibility

Small Hands Big Hearts United “Passing the Torch” Ambassador Committee Triangle Youth 10-17 years of age The “Passing the Torch” Ambassador Committee allows the older youth in SHBHU to make larger scale fundraisers and impacts locally and globally for causes they are specifically passionate about.  Ambassadors will independently and proactively utilize SHBHU as a resource to propose, organize and lead independent “Campaigns” throughout the year. This committee specifically supports the Ambassador’s independent initiative and is a key dimension to the SHBHU mission.  Ambassadors will acquire fundamental leadership, fundraising, and marketing skills. All the while, continuing their biggest impact in SHBHU [...]