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Share Some Love on International Friendship Day

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“Friends are like the walls of a house. Sometimes they hold up, sometimes you lean on them. But sometimes, it’s enough to know they’re just standing by.” -Anonymous

Sunday, August 3, is International Friendship Day—a day to celebrate friendship and fellowship. Originally founded by Hallmark in 1919 to encourage friends to send cards, the campaign eventually died out. However, in 2011 the United Nations picked up the friendship torch, encouraging people to honor friends across borders and divides.

It’s never too early to teach your kids to show their friends how much they appreciate them. And when was the last time you gave your be-fri or mommy mafia a shout out for keeping you sane? 

So in honor of International Friendship Day, 

  • Make a bracelet—our friends at Activity Rocket will show you how here
  • Hug your friends
  • Deliver some homemade treats to your special pals
  • Write a note, send an email or post a FAV photo to their Facebook page letting them know just how special they are

Share with us a comment about a close friend and what they mean to you!

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