SHBHU “Sunrise for Senior Citizens and their Pet Companions Breakfast Bags of Love” 

Ambassadors would like to know if you can help pack and decorate these breakfast bags for our Senior Citizens in need who are connected to our friends at Meals on Wheels. We need donations which you can order at the SHBHU AMAZON wish list link below, you can volunteer to pack and decorate bags in your own home or you can volunteer to deliver the bags to Meals on Wheels when they are completed.  We will be having another Compassion Meeting in May to pack and decorate bags as well.  We also need a Delivery Family to volunteer to bring bags to MOW in Raleigh on July 18th Please contact us if interested at

SHBHU Meals on Wheels Route in the works!  Email us at  if interested in helping out with this route. Your Small Handers and Ambassadors can deliver the Breakfast Bags of Love DIRECTLY to our Senior Citizens.

Let us know if you would also be able to make the delivery in July to the MOW headquarters in Raleigh. 

SHBHU “Bookshelves of Love” Compassion Mission

NEW 2024 "Bookshelves of Love" Compassion Mission Join this team in 2024! They have officially built and delivered the first bookshelf and will now be recruiting others to help build more this summer! The first 3 bookshelves were deliverd to Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, GiGi's Playhouse Raleigh and Esther House as Holiday gifts of love. Ambassadors and Small Handers presented a bookshelf at an upcoming Home Dedication at Habitat for Humanity as well! Message SHBHU if your Ambassador or Small Hander is interested in this mission! would like to brainstorm on a team to help HFH build homes […]

It’s that time! The 8th ANNUAL SHBHU JAVA JIVE JOG 5k-10k IS ALMOST HERE!

Java Jive Cofee and Tea 2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC, United States

Triangle Families, We are very excited to announce the 8th annual SHBHU Small Hands Big Hearts Java Jive Jog 10k/5k on September 14th 2023!  For 8 years, we have partnered with Java Jive Coffee and Tea to organize this FUN race. It is always a HUGE success and a VERY memorable race morning! Through the community and Sponsor support, kindness and generosity, the SHBHU mission to nurture children's instinctive compassion continues to grow year after year. As many of you know, SHBHU provides accessible year-round volunteer opportunities (Compassion Missions) and also is a resource for our youth to use to […]