Doing something nice for someone else makes my heart happy. And it makes the other person happy as well. That’s a two-for-one deal I can feel good about all day long!

In Queen Creek, Arizona, there’s a young boy named Jacob who loves getting birthday cards – because they make him smile.

“It’s amazing. I don’t know how to explain—it’s heartwarming,” he said

This year, Jacob has a wish – to receive 100,000 birthday cards. He also wants to create awareness of mitochondrial disease, the illness that drains his energy and keeps him bed-bound.

Jacob turns 15 on August 28th this year. Let’s help him reach his goal of 100,000 cards. It’s not a lot to ask.  His address is:

Jacob Priestley

P.O. Box 855

Queen Creek, AZ  85142

Click here to check out the YouTube video of an interview with this brave young man.  Be sure to let your friends know. Together, we can make Jacob’s birthday wish come true!

Got a group of kids who want to make cards to send Jacob?  Here are some kits to choose from on Amazon:

Make Your Own Cards by Made by Hands: 20 blank cards, a glue stick, and over 500 pop-out shapes

 Make Your Own Glitter Sticker Cards by Peaceable Kingdom: 18 glitter sticker cards, 145 glittery stickers


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