because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to bettering humanity through promises made and kept. To encourage positive change and acts of kindness, we send promise cards” to anywhere in the world at no cost.
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"Three bites" promise

Three bites

My love of sugar and sweets... "They were my baby blanket if I was sad or lonely, my celebration when I was happy, my energy when I was tired, and…

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“I promise to be better for my boys.”

These promise cards were filled out at a Men’s Career Success graduation ceremony. A majority of the graduates are transitioning out of some type…

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One candle for each toddler or infant…

A because I said I would speech was delivered at an infant loss ceremony in Independence, Ohio. 107 candles were lit that night, one candle for each…

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Colonel Parker Schenecker's story

Living through the unthinkable: Colonel Parker Schenecker’s story

Colonel Parker Schenecker has lived through a nightmare. This soldier's story is not what you are expecting it to be. The story does not end how it…

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A little girl's promise

Little hands.

She is in an emergency shelter and school for abused, abandoned, and neglected children in South Carolina. "I will keep my family safe." Age…

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