What is a Happy Hope Bag®?

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A gift of joy and hope to hospitalized children in your community.



What's in a Happy Hope Bag®

Happy Hope Bags® deliver a boost of happiness and cheer to children battling chronic or life-threatening illnesses.

Filled with creative activities and special items, Happy Hope Bags® help create fun memories and provide comfort for children receiving medical care.  Since 2011, the Happy Hope Foundation has provided nearly 600,000 Happy Hope Bags® to children hospitalized nationwide!

For more information on how you can help send a signature Happy Hope Bag® to a child hospitalized in your community, please click here.

The Happy Hope Foundation offers a range of Happy Hope Bags® to accommodate children receiving care anywhere, from outpatient clinics to long-term hospital stays.  Happy Hope Bags® contain only items that are hospital-approved to ensure they meet safety standards of health care facilities across the country.

Our signature Happy Hope Bag® contains: Hope Hero coloring book; crayons; activity sheet, stickers, stamps or related items; Hope Hero cards; bubbles; pinwheel. Additional items may be added, and selection of items may change based on availability.

How does a child receive a Happy Hope Bag®?

The Happy Hope Foundation mobilizes corporate and community volunteers nationwide to assemble, pack, and ship Happy Hope Bags to hospitals and partners in their local community. Happy Hope Bags are made possible through donations, grants, and corporate sponsorships. Happy Hope Bags are also available for purchase! To send a Happy Hope Bag to a special child you know, please visit our online store.

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