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March Spotlight: First Star BGSA

This month's Spotlight Organization is the First Star UCLA Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy in California. BGSA is a partnership with First Star Academies and [...]

February Spotlight: House Of Providence

House of Providence in Oxford, MI provides a therapeutic and familial environment for youth who are in the foster care system and facing the reality of aging out without the prospect of a permanent family of their own.

New Year, New Perspective

At the beginning of a new year, many of us take time to look back over the past twelve months to celebrate our victories and [...]

Thank You For An Amazing FIRST Year!

The Make Lovely Things shop launched one year ago today! It's been a great year and there's so much in store for the next year. Read on to learn more!

June Spotlight: Macomb Foster Closet

The Spotlight Org for June is the Macomb Foster Closet in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. They are an all-volunteer non-profit organization that provides basic needs like [...]

May Spotlight: Our House

May is here, which means it's time for a new Spotlight Organization! This month's Spotlight is Our House in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our House [...]

April Spotlight: SCYAP

Introducing the April Spotlight Organization: South Carolina Youth Advocate Program! SCYAP primarily serves at-risk or special needs youth. They serve youth with a broad [...]

March Spotlight: Benchmark Family Services

The Spotlight Organization for this month is Benchmark Family Services in Florence, Kentucky. Benchmark serves children and families throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Texas, and Georgia. The [...]