Bright Blessings provides joy, care & hope to homeless and impoverished children across the greater Charlotte region. Each day we see the amazing impact our community has on the mission of this organization and want others to be able to share, support and be a part of Bright Blessings. Please help us by making a gift to the Summer of Caring campaign and Team Bright Blessings. No gift is too small. The Summer of Caring campaign will help support the Gift of Care program throughout the year. Together we can provide joy, care & hope to over 10,000 homeless and impoverished children in our communities.

Thanks for Your Support!

Amy, Tisha, Karen, Christina, Hannah, Lynn, Erin, and Melissa

About Bright Blessings

88% of every dollar goes directly into Bright Blessings' programs. Thanks to the generosity and caring of our volunteers and donors just like you, we will help provide joy, care, and hope to more than 10,000 homeless and impoverished children this year.

Bright Blessings first began in 2005 as a monthly birthday program for children staying at the Salvation Army Center of Hope in Charlotte, North Carolina. The organization's founders, John and Amy Cervantes, wanted to help brighten the lives of needy children while also instilling a love and commitment for community service in their own young children. For nearly three years, the Cervantes family threw birthday celebrations every month for hundreds of homeless children at the Center, adding educational and enrichment activities to their program and also providing the kids with gifts, new books and basic care essentials. 


In March of 2008, the family decided to incorporate their program as a not-for-profit charity with a twofold mission of engaging volunteers of all ages to help brighten the lives of needy children across the greater Charlotte metro area. Today, Bright Blessings remains a volunteer-led organization that will impact more than 10,000 homeless and impoverished children this year through its core programs, Bless-A-Birthday, Bless-A-Baby, Gift of Literacy and Gift of Care. 

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