Monthly Archives: February 2011

Prom-a-Palooza

Do you remember your prom? I remember the excitement, the corsage, the photos and of course, THE DRESS. You can help make a prom dream come true for young women in foster care. Prom-a-Palooza is one of the many amazing projects run by the Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc. Wherever you live, you can be a part of Prom-a-Palooza. Take an afternoon to clear your closets of dresses that you no longer wear. Or how about those shoes you bought … Continue reading

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Mentoring Foster Youth in Alaska

One of the most important aspects of growing up healthy and whole is having someone to trust. Sometimes, kids in foster care don’t have that stable adult role model. If you live in Alaska, you can help by giving your time to a youngster in foster care. From the Alaska Daily News: If you can lend a hand, an ear and some guidance to a foster child getting ready to step out on his or her own, here’s your chance. … Continue reading

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70 Suitcases Can Change Lives

In Union County, North Carolina, DSS is collecting suitcases for children in foster care. This presents a very “doable” task, as there are 70 children in foster care in Union County. Just 70 gently used or new duffle bags, backpacks, suitcases or luggage can make all the difference in the world. Can you help? Perhaps your Scout troop or book club or senior class is looking for a project–this is it, my friends! If you would like to donate a … Continue reading

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You Can Help Foster Kids in California

If you live in California, you can help a child in foster care. Sleep Train’s Pajama Drive will continue for 12 more days. From Sleep Train’s website: “A child’s bedtime should be a time to feel safe, warm and protected. For close to 80,000 California foster children, separated from family and friends, nights can feel long and lonely. To help make those nights a little cozier, you can help by collecting pajamas for foster kids big and small. Bring your … Continue reading

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