More than 10% of families in America are paying for a storage unit when they could be saving money by donating many of those items to foster children and families. If you’d like to help children in need and get rid of one of your monthly bills, ask yourself these questions. Why Did You Store … Read moreDonating to Foster Children Feels Better Than Paying for Storage
While food and clothing are essential for foster kid donations, there are a lot of things people don’t think about donating. Consider some of the following items the next time you plan on donating to foster kids in need. Personal Care Items Personal care items include anything that a foster child might use to take … Read moreFoster Kid Donations Everyone Forgets About
Mentors can make a big difference in the life of a child in foster care. When you take on this rewarding and challenging role, one of the most important things you can do is let a child know that you are there for them through all the ups and downs in their daily life. Here … Read more5 Strategies for Being a Supportive Mentor
Donating to foster kids is a wonderful way for your children to spend their summer vacation. If you’re like many parents, you’ve probably been encouraging your kids to use their extra free time to engage in rewarding activities like reading and playing sports. Here’s why helping foster kids is something you should add to that … Read moreSummer Vacation Ideas for Kids Donating to Foster Kids
While the children living in foster care need food, clothes, and basic self-care items, these aren’t the only items they need. These are only the most basic necessities, required to live. Like all other children, those living in foster care need items that go above and beyond the most basic requirements. Here are just three … Read more3 Forgotten Donations That Foster Children Need
Teens are an enigma; knowing what they want and need is just as stupefying. And when donation requests run the gamut, simply knowing what items can be most useful for troubled teens can be tricky. Right now, the TFI kids fund needs those donations. Here are some ideas for items to donate to foster teens: Donate … Read moreDon’t Know What to Donate?
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?