Event’s Narrative Arc
Problem: Kids in foster care often don’t have supplies when they arrive at a new home. They feel lost, scared, and uncertain.
Solution(s): Provide foster families with support items
Outcomes: Kids feel seen and cared for, foster parents are supported
Invitation / Projected Event Goals: When you give, it provides support items, mentoring and training for parents which makes for healthier foster families.
Possible Next Steps
- Volunteer at a Parent’s Night Out event
- Become a mentor
- Read our blog about the reality of the foster system.
- Attend a “Learn More about Mentoring” night
- Share what you learned at the dinner what you learned with a friend
- Repost a social media message
- Host a “Fill a Heart” party with your friends
- Attend our monthly prayer zoom call
- Pick a family in our program and commit to praying for them weekly by name
- Donate a gift card for Parents Night Out event
- Become a monthly partner so that there are stable resources to budget against as we expand.
Notes from a Recent Event:
- The menu was an adult take on child-hood favorite foods.
- Testimonials were from current/past foster families.
- Keynote speaker was a former foster child.
- There were stations around the room that illustrated various elements of their programs.
- The guests took the ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) inventory to better understand the kinds of trauma that children in foster care regularly face, and how preventing early trauma can improve long-term health.