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I’ve just learned about an amazing group in Oregon. Read on! From the Foster Closet blog: (This isn’t the inside of the store…but it looks very similar.) It’s time for school again. I’m sure you are all out getting supplies and fun new clothes for your children before this new school year approaches…because that’s what parents do, right? Well, for Foster Kids it’s a little different. Usually because they either come to you with clothes that are too big, … Continue reading
What does foster care have to do with homelessness? Tragically, a lot. Some 30,000 young people will exit foster care this year and many have nowhere to go. Former foster youth are disproportionately represented among the homeless. YOU can help. Our friends at Standupforkids.org help homeless youth across the nation. You can help by joining one of the organization’s outreach teams. You can help by organizing a “Don’t Run Away” lecture at your local high school or middle school. You … Continue reading
Our friends at Sleep Country are making a huge difference in the lives of foster children who live in Oregon and Washington. YOU can help, too! Beginning today, you can drop off new clothes for kids of all ages at any Sleep Country. Click for locations here. I love Sleep Country’s motto: Not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child.