Many parents have experienced hearing a child make screeching noises with a violin as they start to learn their new musical instrument. Often, parents’ patience and tolerance are rewarded as the child learns, and the strange noises turn into real music. Learning to play an instrument can be a great part of a child’s life. … Read moreHow Learning a Musical Instrument Can Benefit Foster Kids
You want to go through your family’s old clothes, your children’s old toys, and your pantry to help the foster children living in your community. As you rummage through items, you can’t help but wonder which items are truly okay to be donated. The information below can help ease this confusion and give you a … Read moreShould I Donate That? Tips to Tell If Used Items Are Okay for Donation
The toys and clothes that are often donated to foster children are for school-aged children, but the infants who live in foster care also need your help. Infants are expensive because they not only require additional care but also additional supplies. If you look at any sales forum or even browse through Facebook, you are … Read moreThe Infants Living in Foster Care Need Your Help Too
Many people wish they had the ability to help foster children living in their area, but feel they simply don’t make enough money to help. The truth is, however, that even the smallest amount of money or even gently used donations can make a world of difference in the lives of children living in foster … Read moreWhat Foster Child Donations Can $20 Get?
On their birthday, your child undoubtedly receives plenty of gifts. Depending on the age of the child, this might include toys, art supplies, clothing, money, or something else. On this special day, parents can teach their children about the joys of giving and receiving by having their child donate to foster children in need. There … Read moreTeaching Your Child the Joy of Giving on Their Birthday
Music matters. We listen to music in times of trouble and turn it up at celebrations. For many young people, making music is a creative outlet that allows them to express themselves and connect with others. Instruments can be difficult to acquire and keep, especially for a child whose home life is disrupted. You can make … Read moreBring the Joy of Music to a Foster Child
If you want to make a difference in the world, an easy way to do so is to donate to foster children and the families who care for them. One great donation for foster children that most people fail to think about is the gift of art or music supplies. These supplies serve multiple benefits … Read moreWhy Donate Art and Music Supplies to Foster Children?
Imagine Julia. This morning she groggily woke up to morning sounds we all know so well. A songbird melodically ushered in the morning. Wind blew about the grass. Cars blared at one another as they passed overhead. Footsteps passed somewhere close…too close. Someone unknown rattles her box and laughs menacingly. Julia curled into a tight … Read moreBut Why Should I Donate? To Write Hope Into a Child’s Narrative!
The teenage girls living in foster care are in desperate need of a great number of items. When people donate to their local foster children, they often think primarily about the youngest among them. Yet the teen years are already difficult, and having to do without (or with limited) basic necessities the rest of us … Read moreTeenage Girls Living in Foster Care Need These Things
If you want to make a difference, an easy way is to donate food to foster kids in need. This not only ensures that the children are eating well, but helps to take the financial burden off the families who provide support for them. When you’re cleaning out your pantry or taking a special shopping … Read moreWhat Kind of Food Can You Donate to Foster Kids in Need?