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
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
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?
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
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?
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
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!
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?