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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]


Please join us in the latest compassionate idea of these Small Handers and Ambassadors for a Park Village AND TRIANGLE Neighborhood WIDE Garage Sale Weekend. All proceeds will go to those struggling locally, nationally and globally post Hurricane Matthew! Items not sold will all be hand delivered by SHBHU families to those in need locally post storm.  Proceeds will be divided up and sent to the following vetted nonprofits helping our friends: Designated Weekend for the garage sale is NOV 5th 7 am - 10 am 214 Castle Hayne Drive Cary NC 27519 Way you can help! Show [...]

SHBHU Gifting Tree Project – November 18th 6pm-8pm

Small Handers and Ambassadors!   You are invited to participate in Downtown Cary’s The Gifting Tree Project, a Christmas Tree Decorating Contest in Downtown Cary!  SHBHU will be making beautiful ornaments and decorating one of the Christmas trees that will line Academy Street. Decorated trees will be on display through the end of December.  The public will be casting their vote on their favorite tree between December 3rd-December 17th. The winning tree will have a $500 donation made in their name to a non-profit of choice! Ornament making meeting:   Join in the fun! Make ornaments that represent SHBHU.  [...]

The Carying Place Needs YOUR HELP and SUPPORT SHBHU Families!

Small Hands Big Hearts United Families has been given invited to this great fundraiser! We need a few families to Lead the SHBHU booth at this race AND RUN IT for a great cause! Please also brainstorm with your Small Handers and Ambassadors on how they can also create a Compassion Mission in 2016 for this nonprofit with a very meaningful and impactful cause! Email us at  

Annual SHBHU Java Jive Jog August 13th 8:00am REGISTER EARLY and WIN GREAT PRIZES!

2nd Annual SHBHU Java Jive Jog 10k/5k August 13, 2016 REGISTER EARLY and win great prizes from OrangeTheory Fitness, CineBistro and TMAC!  Cash and check only accepted at Friday packet pickup/registration and on race day registration! See you there! This is the 2nd SHBHU Java Jive Jog.  Last year when we partnered with Java Jive it was a HUGE success!  There will be two runs to help raise money to continue making Compassion Missions accessible to the entire community.   In order to include people of all abilities we will have a 5k Run/Walk and a 10k [...]

Thanks to all the SHBHU Families who came out to help Skylar and her Skylar’s Striders CFF Walk!

Thank you to all the SHBHU Families who volunteers at Ambassador Skylar's Skylar's Striders CFF Walk May 21st! It was an amazing day!  Thanks to all those SHBHU Families who helped out, walked and ran in the race.  Please help us continue to help Skylar the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  throughout the year find a cure for this disease!  If you have a compassionate idea you would like to present in order to raise money to fight CFF let us know!  Flip out for Skylar custom flips project will be an ongoing project as well!  Let us know [...]