See Photos From “Fore” The Seventh Generation Golf For Foster Kids Classic 2019!

October 1, 2019
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Giving Foster Children a Bed to Call Their Own

January 7, 2016

For The Seventh Generation has provided over 100 beds and cribs to foster families in need When people are expecting a child through pregnancy, the key word is, “expecting.” Even people who are surprised by a pregnancy have nine months to get the necessities together: diapers, clothing, and a crib for the baby to sleep […]

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From One Child to Another – Trombly Elementary School Comes Through for Metro Detroit's Foster Children

March 17, 2015

…it’s powerful to have one child buy something they love to give to another child. -Walter Fitzpatrick, Principal, Trombly Elementary Last month, the students at Grosse Pointe Park’s Trombly Elementary did something very special. The small school, with only 270 children, collected 332 brand new clothing items to Detroit-area foster children during their annual “Valen-Twin” […]

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FTSG Announces: 1,000 Detroit-Area Foster Children, Teens, & Families Served in 2014

February 16, 2015

The headline says it all – thanks to you, For The Seventh Generation was able to support more than 1,000 foster children, teens, and families in 2014. Here’s the breakdown: 115 served through our website, which works by matching online requests by foster care workers with the goods and services offered by members of our […]

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'It's Love … It's Just Love' at FTSG's Holiday Bazaar for Foster Children

December 23, 2014

On December 11 more than 140 foster children, foster parents, and foster care workers enjoyed an evening of treats, activities, and presents during For The Seventh Generation’s 2014 Holiday Bazaar. While the children enjoyed making Christmas cards, snacking on pizza and other treats, and picking out presents for a loved one, their foster parents were […]

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Help ‘Our’ Kids Stay With Their Families While in Foster Care

December 8, 2014

By Elyse Heidlebaugh Imagine going through this as a child or teen: Through no fault of your own, you’re being taken away from your parents – and, quite possibly, separated from your siblings. You’ve got nothing but the clothes on your back and possibly a hastily-packed trash bag with a few of your things. And […]

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School Clothing Drive 2014 a Huge Win for Our Foster Kids!

November 3, 2014

Take one corporation, a locally-owned business, a community organization, and countless individuals, and what do you get? In our case, the result was a very successful 2014 school clothing drive for metro Detroit-area foster children and teens. Troy-based Meritor raised more than $3,400 during their September Jeans Day. Kid’s Planet Resale of Royal Oak collected […]

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School Days Can Be Difficult for Foster Children & Teens, But YOU Can Make Them Easier!

September 9, 2014

Remember those first days of school every year? When you couldn’t wait to show off your new clothes and shoes, see your friends – and maybe even learn a thing or two? Those of us who grew up in stable families fortunate to be able to remember our school years in terms of new clothes, […]

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Do Just One Thing and YOU Can Lower the Poverty Rate, Prevent Homelessness, and Keep People Out of Prison

August 21, 2014

By Elise Heidlebaugh (Ed. Note: This is the first in a series of posts by FTSG super-volunteer and donor Elyse Heidlebaugh. Elyse is eager to start a conversation, so comments are open on this post but will be moderated to keep the spam level to a dull roar.) Warning: This blog post may make you […]

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Helping Our Foster Children & Teens Enjoy the Gift of Music: Play It Forward

August 14, 2014

by Sonya Mastic, Play It Forward Committee Chair Even though I grew up with my birth family, we had a very limited income. This meant that I didn’t have the same options as the other kids, including the chance to make my dream of taking music lessons come true. But at least I had my […]

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