What Foster Child Donations Can $20 Get?

What Foster Child Donations Can $20 Get?

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 care. To provide an example of just how far a small amount of money can go, we’ve broken down what $20 can purchase for foster child donations below.

  • 20 boxes of off-brand crayons
  • 20 10-packs of pencils or pens (maybe even 40 around back-to-school time)
  • 40 to 80 one subject notebooks during back-to-school time
  • 40 to 80 school folders during back-to-school time
  • 20 to 40 cans of vegetables or fruits
  • 6 to 8 family sized cans of baked beans or similar
  • 10 to 20 sticks of teenager-appropriate deodorant
  • 20 3-packs of off-brand toothbrushes (for a total of 60 toothbrushes)
  • 10 to 20 tubes of toothpaste
  • 4 to 5 boxes of tampons or pads for teenage girls living in foster care
  • 10 to 20 multi-packs of hair ties (for as many as 200 total hair ties!)
  • 10 to 20 hair brushes
  • 20 gently used baby onesies at most thrift stores
  • 20 plastic cups for foster homes
  • 5 3-packs of baby bottles
  • 5 to 10 packages of baby wipes
  • 1 to 2 big boxes of off-brand diapers

Find More Foster Child Donations for $20

As you can see, even the smallest amount of money can make a world of difference in the lives of foster children. The list of items above shows that you can donate as many as 80 basic school supplies to foster children for only $20. For more information on how you can help the children living in foster care, as well as the families who care for them, contact us today.