Matthews-based nonprofit Bright Blessings will offer family-friendly service projects during an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17.
Bright Blessings, 608-A Matthews-Mint Hill Road, serves homeless children across region by providing birthday parties and care packages throughout the school year. Open house attendees can tour the facility and help make gift tags, decorate wrapping paper and fill treat bags for the more than 3,000 local homeless children served by Bright Blessings each year.
Children also will be able to complete make-and-take art projects, enjoy face painting, sand art activities and refreshments including complimentary ice cream treats provided by local restaurant group Stomp, Chomp & Roll courtesy of Brr-Gins Ice Cream. Slices of pizza from Pizza Peel will be available for $3, with $1 of each purchase to benefit Bright Blessings.