Birthday Celebrations

Our birthday celebrations epitomize the essence of our organization, spreading seeds of kindness while acknowledging shelter residents on their special day. In conjunction with our partners, Maria’s Birthday Wishes for the Homeless delivers cupcakes to homeless shelters across the nation each month to celebrate their residents’ birthdays. This embodies our mantra of delivering: smiles, hope, acknowledgement, and self-worth.

Lessons of Kindness

Our Cupcake Fairy Volunteers read Tutti’s Adventures in Cupcake Land to children in Collier County schools, churches, and non-profits. Authored by our founder, Maria Wassef, the book encourages children to demonstrate kindness to others.

Tutti’s Adventures in Cupcake Land is available for purchase at Barnes and,  Amazon .com, and Grace & Shelley’s Cupcakes  (51 Avenue and The Mercato) in Naples, FL. Or by calling (239) 450-4066 or E-mail us: All proceeds from book sales support our programs.

Breakfast with Santa

Collier County, FL: In partnership with Chick-Fil-A in Naples, we serve a joyful Christmas breakfast to shelter children and their parents. We provide gifts for the children, and bring Santa Claus himself along for pictures!

We serve the residents of:

  • Sunlight Home
  • Providence House
  • Gargulio Educational Center
  • St. Matthew‘s House
  • The Shelter for Abused Women
  • Immokalee Friendship House
  • Wolfe House
  • The Los Angeles House of Ruth

Los Angeles County, CA: Since 2012 we partner with Mastey de Paris ,RevuCell Organics Inc. and the Calderon family to provide a fun lunch with Santa that includes an afternoon of games , presents and pictures for the residents of The Sydney M. Irmas transitional shelter L.A. Family Housing , and The Los Angeles House of Ruth for woman and children .