3 Seemingly Small Donations that are Actually Pretty Powerful

If you want to help the children living in foster care, your donation doesn’t have to be huge or expensive. There are many seemingly small donations that end up being pretty powerful. The three items below are prime examples of what  we’re talking about. 1. Notebooks and Writing Utensils At the right time of year, … Read more3 Seemingly Small Donations that are Actually Pretty Powerful

Would You Make a Great Mentor to Foster Children? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions!

You don’t need a lot of money to make a big difference in the life of a foster child. In fact, donating your time often makes more of an impact! But would you make a great mentor to foster children? Ask yourself these five questions to find out. 1. Do You Enjoy Being Around Children? … Read moreWould You Make a Great Mentor to Foster Children? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions!

9 Ways to Make a Big Difference in a Foster Child’s Life With Just $5

Not everyone who wants to make a difference in a foster child’s life has a lot of money to do so. Don’t let that discourage you! If you have just $5, you can make a big difference in a foster child’s life. Continue reading below to learn nine great examples. Make a Big Difference in … Read more9 Ways to Make a Big Difference in a Foster Child’s Life With Just $5

Donate Play Therapy Supplies to Help Children Heal

It’s no surprise that children in the foster care system struggle to deal with past trauma. The grief they face from loss or abandonment can cause attachment issues. Thus, making it hard for them to navigate into adolescence, and impede their relationships with foster families. Play therapy is a simple way to teach coping skills … Read moreDonate Play Therapy Supplies to Help Children Heal

Building a Resilient Community and Why It Matters

All families face times of stress and difficulty, even in a resilient community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for children, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) stem from things such as: Experiencing violence or abuse Witnessing violence in the home or community Having a family member attempt or die by suicide Substance misuse … Read moreBuilding a Resilient Community and Why It Matters

Why Foster Kids Need Play Therapy Materials

What Is Play Therapy? Play therapy is a modality of child therapy and a powerful tool that can address cognitive, behavioral, and emotional challenges that children face. The therapy is conducted by licensed professionals and helps children learn how to process their experiences and use effective strategies to manage their lives. How Does Play Therapy … Read moreWhy Foster Kids Need Play Therapy Materials

Donating to Foster Children Feels Better Than Paying for Storage

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

Foster Kid Donations Everyone Forgets About

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