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 the Department of Children and Family Services. The mission of BGSA is to provide foster youth with the support they need to help them graduate high school and enroll in [...]
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.
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 clothing, shoes, and diapers to children in foster care. Check out their Facebook page to learn more about what they do and how to get involved!
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 provides support to foster youth (age 14-25) so they can successfully transition from foster care to adulthood. I'm really excited to be able to send some coloring workbooks to some [...]
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 spectrum of emotional, behavioral, mental, and medical needs as well as their families. They offer both traditional foster care and therapeutic foster care programs. All products sold during April make [...]
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 Florence office requested some coloring workbooks, so they'll be distributed to girls that Benchmark serves in northern Kentucky. Benchmark Family Services is a network of therapeutic foster homes with the [...]
February's Spotlight Organization is Hillside Children’s Center in New York. Hillside provides individualized health, education, and human services including Therapeutic Foster Care. Children in TFC have behavioral and/or emotional challenges. The Hillside team works closely with the foster parent(s) and family to resolve the challenges the children face and assist the child to [...]
December and January's Spotlight Organization is Little Lambs Foundation for Kids in Logan, Utah. Little Lambs provides comfort kits to children ages 0-18 years old who are transitioning into foster care, shelters, or who have been affected by a traumatic situation. Little Lambs provides a variety of kits to children in different situations, including: • [...]
The Spotlight Organization for October is Methodist Foster Care in Louisiana! MFC recruits and trains Therapeutic Foster Parents throughout the state. Therapeutic Foster Care is a family-based service which allows a child to live in a temporary home with trained TFC parents while receiving intensive treatment from community-based providers of mental health services for their [...]
I’m so excited to announce the newest Spotlight Organization: James Storehouse Louisiana! For every Courageous Coloring book or workbook sold in September, another workbook will be donated to a girl in foster care who is served by JSL. James Storehouse Louisiana is a non-profit organization that supports children in foster care and those aging [...]