999 Cards: Strangers, neighbors helping Utah boy with special needs celebrate birthday

Posted at 7:05 AM, Oct 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-02 14:03:15-04

SPRINGVILLE, Utah– A local family has a big birthday celebration coming up. On Tuesday, October 7th, Rhett Bird is turning nine.

According to the family’s Facebook page, Rhett has been through a lot recently.

His birthday wish? To have 999 cards by the time he turns 9-years-old.

After they met that goal, Rhett didn’t want to give up.

The family has collected 105 cards (as of Wednesday night).

If you’d like to help make his dream of 999 cards come true, you can send cards to:

Rhett Bird
PO BOX 731
Springville, Utah 84663