Ways To Help

 

 

How you can help outside of providing care?

The needs are great and the rewards are greater, not just for foster parents, but for anyone who can lend a helping hand. There are many different ways you can help support foster care and adoption, including:

  • Donate funds
  • Become a licensed foster/adoptive parent
  • Donate new children’s clothing, baby needs, toys, or school supplies
  • Invite a foster/adoption recruiter to speak/host an educational meeting at your community group, faith-based organization or business
  • Provide a job for a foster youth
  • Become a volunteer driver
  • Provide child care during support groups and recognition events
  • Volunteer to assist with administrative tasks (folding and stuffing for mailings, etc.)
  • Volunteer to hang posters, distribute fliers in the community
  • Send home flyers with youth and families
  • Assist with recognition events for foster/adoptive parents
  • Help with recognition events for foster/adoptive parents
  • Become a caring adult for a foster youth
  • Wear a blue ribbon to draw attention to foster/adoptive care
  • Encourage business leaders to support young people in foster care
  • Tutor or mentor a child in foster care
  • Continue to learn about foster/adoptive care to gain a better understanding and stay informed
  • Invite us to make presentations to your faith-based congregation, civic group, PTA or other organization
  • Ask your school, employer, church or organization to run an ad or article on foster/adoptive care

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