Celebrating the lives of children in foster care, one box at a time.

Support Popup Birthday

Decorate a family or friend’s yard in honor of their birthday AND support our mission to celebrate children in foster care!


To provide joy, hope and normalcy to children in foster care through a personalized birthday experience.

We aim to create a moment of connection between the child and a loving adult, opening a path for healing through joy.



To celebrate and recognize children in foster care on their special day.


Pop-Up Birthday was founded in 2014 by Laila Scott, a mom of three boys and active community volunteer with a passion for spreading birthday joy.

Pop-Up Birthday received its 501c3 non-profit status in September 2015 and has since celebrated over 3,700 children to date.

With your support, we can keep the party alive!

what we do

Pop-up Birthday fulfills birthday requests from partner agencies for children in the foster care system in and around the Austin,Texas area.

The Pop-Up Birthday box is a plastic bin filled to the brim with complete party supplies, including themed party supplies, gift card for cake, candles, balloons, snacks/drinks, goody bags, party activity and gifts for the child.

See FAQ page for more information.