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Creative Ways to Donate to Foster Children and Foster Families


Did you know there are a variety of ways to make donations to foster children and foster homes? Sure, donating money can help most families, but providing a way for these foster children to express themselves in more than one method can make a huge difference in their lives. These children have been through some intense experiences. Channeling that into creativity can help them heal as they look forward to adulthood.

Here are two creative ways you can donate to foster children and foster families:

Musical Instruments

creative ways to donate to foster children include musical instruments like a violin
Little boy practicing violin.

Many families have a hard time providing instruments for their birth children. Could you imagine having to give an expensive instrument for a foster child as well? They deserve the opportunity to join a band or create music in their spare time, and donating musical instruments could provide that opportunity for them. Promoting musical ability can also help with problem-solving skills that’ll add to the enjoyment of their lives.

Art Supplies

Starting an art supplies collection can be expensive, but donating some supplies would be easier than you think. Next time you’re in a big department store, you can check out the art section that’s guaranteed to have primary paints, canvas, and paint brushes to get these children started. Don’t forget about high-quality pens and pencils to go with drawing pads or bullet journals. These children need an opportunity to express themselves artistically, and providing that for them will improve their lives for the better.

Find More Creative Ways to Donate

For more information, contact us so we can lead you in the right direction. Now, more than ever, foster children need help and support so they can live their best life. Providing them with an artistic avenue will help them with self-expression, and there’s no more excellent gift than that.