FOR THE SEVENTH GENERATION
For the Seventh Generation’s mission is to ensure that all children in the foster care and child welfare system thrive by connecting the community’s generosity and resources with a child’s hopes and needs.
This is how it works:
The FTSG Website
Our website offers an online “matchmaking” service for foster children and families who need assistance and the people who want to help them.
Social Media Outreach
FTSG actively reaches out to a dedicated community of supporters who provide everything from cribs and computers to salon services and sports equipment.
The FTSG Help Closet
The Help Closet is a free “department store” where foster care workers can “shop” for new and gently-used, donated items for the children and families in their care.
The effects of childhood abuse and neglect don't stop with the child who has been hurt — they are generational. But when you make a positive change in the life of a child, that change also has a ripple effect — to their children, and their children's children, through the seventh generation.
"The Peacemaker taught us about the Seven Generations. He said, when you sit in council for the welfare of the people, you must not think of yourself or of your family, not even of your generation. He said, make your decisions on behalf of the seven generations coming, so that they may enjoy what you have today."
— Oren Lyons (Seneca)
Faithkeeper, Onondaga Nation
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HOW WE HELP YOU
If you are a foster care or child protective services professional – including judges, attorneys, social workers, and more -- in metro Detroit, For The Seventh Generation exists to help you serve the children and families in your care by providing the goods and services the child welfare system does not.
If you need to find clothing/dental care/beds/furniture or any other product or service for a child or family, we can help – click here to start your FREE account and let us know what you need.
FTSG is proud to have the support of companies and organizations that share our dream of making it possible for metro Detroit's foster children to thrive.