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Meet FTSG "Super Donor" & Volunteer Elyse Heidelbaugh

August 7, 2014

She Gives Her Time, Her Money and Her Passion —  and Starting This Month She’ll be Blogging About “Our” Foster Children For The Seventh Generation lets me ask what our foster children want, and by doing that it helps me extend my motherhood. Elyse Heidelbaugh of Berkley has been an FTSG donor and volunteer for […]

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Dearborn Woman Buys New Crib for Baby Entering Foster Care

July 23, 2014

One Crib, and Two Foster Children’s Lives are Changed… I have always … truly believe[ed] that if a small gesture of kindness or opportunity is given to someone, it has the potential to multiply into great things. I hope that this crib is just the start of good things to come — for both the […]

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Hot Nights, Hot Music, Hot Art – 2nd Motor City Songbirds Raises Over $1500 for Metro Detroit Foster Kids

July 14, 2014

On Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28, the 2nd annual Motor City Songbirds Festival packed and rocked the house at PJ’s Lager House in Corktown – and raised over $1,500 for Play It Forward, For The Seventh Generation’s music program for foster children and teens. Sonya Mastick, the chair of Play It Forward, summed […]

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474 Detroit-Area Foster Teens, Children, and Families Served in the 1st Half of 2014!

July 7, 2014

During our 2014 In Seventh Heaven gala, FTSG Executive Director Lorraine Weber vowed that our organization would double last year’s performance and serve 1,000 Detroit-area foster children, families, and teens in and aging out of the foster care system in 2014. Thanks to YOU, we’re practically halfway there! In first half of this year, YOU […]

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Anatomy of a Miracle: Detroit Optometrists Come Forward to Provide Special Glasses to a Young Man in Foster Care

July 1, 2014

Near the end of May, FTSG’s Shirley Roseman received an urgent email about a young man in foster care who needed a new pair of glasses. The problem? Thomas Robertson has a light-sensitivity problem, and Medicaid doesn’t reimburse for the transition lenses he needs. Not only that, but Thomas will be “aging out” of the […]

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'I love this book!" Foster Children's Book Fair a Huge Success

June 26, 2014

With the help of our very generous donors, For The Seventh Generation’s first Busy Bee Book Fair for Detroit-area foster children and teens served over 170 young people as part of the Wayne County Department of Human Service’s Summer Safety Extravaganza on June 18. FTSG’s Help Closet Coordinator Shirley Roseman had this to say about […]

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Weekly Wish List — Books & Beds (and cribs!) For Foster Kids Edition:

June 4, 2014

This week (and through June 13) we’re collecting books — particularly books for teens — for our Busy Bee Book Fair For Foster Kids, which will take place on June 18 as part of Wayne County DHS’s “Summer Safety Extravaganza.” In addition, we’re facing a critical, ongoing shortage of beds and cribs. These items are […]

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Kickball for Foster Teens!

June 3, 2014

Kickball Tourney Nets Significant Clothing Donation to Detroit – Area Foster Teens How would YOU celebrate cleaning up and reclaiming a Detroit park? If you’re Sara Richards of FindYours and her partner, Expansum’s founder Shawn Franklin, you hold a kickball tournament to raise some money, then buy new clothing for teens in foster care. And […]

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Grosse Pointe Farms Church Comes Through for Foster Teens

May 22, 2014

Large Donation of Designer Clothing and Accessories Supports Our Spring/Summer Foster Teen Clothing Drive When Mary Snell read about our Spring/Summer Foster Teen Clothing Drive in Metro Parent Magazine, she and her congregation began collecting spring and summer clothing for Detroit-area foster teens. On Tuesday, May 20, Mary — who serves as the Minister of […]

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In Seventh Heaven Raises Over $20,000 for Metro Detroit Foster Kids

May 15, 2014

The numbers, the pictures, and the videos are now in, and we’re thrilled to report that thanks to our sponsors, attendees, and volunteers — not to mention the marvelous Ann Delisi and the Blue Water Kings Band — this year’s In Seventh Heaven raised more than $20,000! These funds will be used to reach out […]

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