Help kids…Here’s how
There are many ways to help kids and families. There are one-time options, annual, monthly, weekly, or daily ways to get involved – and your involvement can literally change the trajectory of a child’s life. Some ideas include:
- Donate gift cards, clothes, books, or games to a children’s home near you
- Volunteer yearly to organize a birthday party or bake a birthday cake for a child who may never have had one
- Volunteer monthly to mentor a child
- Volunteer weekly to do a Bible study, pizza party, tutor, or play with kids
The most significant way to make a difference in a child’s life is to establish a relationship. Kids accept advice and correction from people they believe care about them. If you have the time to invest in the healing of a child, consider becoming:
For the YOUR REAL SUCCESS program for foster kids and/or caregivers, click HERE.
For some of the best training for social workers, child care workers, and foster parents, check out Corky Kindsvater’s RELATIONSHIP IS EVERYTHING
For character building and work ethic training for youth, contact Molitor International
Foster Children & Family Support
If you’re a foster youth or foster alumni in need of support or wishing to connect to others who understand, check out Foster Care Alumni of America
If you’re a foster parent in need of support, contact The National Foster Parent Association
Interested in learning how your church can reach out and help kids and families in your area? Click here to contact SSF Faith Based Initiative.