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    1 in 45 US children is homeless. Meet some awesome organizations throwing them birthday parties, and spreading some love.

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      Non-profits help give homeless children a happy birthday - "A kid may savor that experience and remember it as very special, but their situation is very scary and often long-term," Bassuk says. "A lot of these families are residentially unstable for long periods, and that's very hard on the kids."

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      Our Brightening Birthdays program was featured in this USA Today article.

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