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Thanks to you, we served 500 metro Detroit-are foster children, teens, and families in 2013!

February 4, 2014

Friends, When Kelly Ramsey and I proposed For The Seventh Generation to the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation in 2005, we dreamed big dreams for this organization. In 2013, those dreams started coming true in a big way: Thanks to you, over 500 metro Detroit-area foster children, foster families, and teens aging out of the […]

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Prom Palooza 2013 – 'This Was the Best Experience For Me!”

July 25, 2013

With the help of For The Seventh Generation, going to Prom become a reality. – Deline Echols, A Place of Refuge Most kids in our area don’t really have to worry about being able to go to Prom; sadly, though, that’s not the case for southeast Michigan teens in foster care. For them, Prom is […]

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My “Barbie”

July 16, 2013

-Jasmine Charlton Barbies® are many girls’ first toys, and we think that they’re beautiful, smart, fearless, and perfect in almost every way. At a young age, girls get this notion of life that in order to have the Barbie house, car, success, and family we must look and be perfect – oh, yeah, and love […]

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Giving Foster Children the Gift of a Beautiful Smile

April 25, 2013

It was a brisk, cold April day outside, but inside there was nothing but warm, welcoming smiles for the first group of metro Detroit foster children and teens to be seen by a new program courtesy of the University of Detroit Mercy’s Orthodontics program, the Detroit Department of Human Services and For The Seventh Generation. […]

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Spanning the Generations — Senior Moving Company Donates to FTSG's Help Closet

April 9, 2013

Over this past winter For The Seventh Generation’s Help Closet Coordinator, Shirley Roseman, put out a call for beds and bedding for several metro Detroit-are foster children and families. Our Help Closet is relatively new, having just opened within the past year, so we’re still building partnerships and putting ourselves on the map of potential […]

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From Foster Kid to College Scholar: Progams, financial help are in place to help Michigan's foster children excel

February 27, 2013

One of the most important factors influencing whether or not a child will be successful in school and ultimately go on to college is stability at home – and stability, let alone a consistent home, are frequently among the many things lacking in the lives of Michigan’s foster children. The result is a shocking statistic: […]

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Changing the lives of foster children one smile at a time

February 14, 2013

Maria Pinzon, D.D.S. I first heard about For The Seventh Generation and the possibility of working with metro area foster children when my patient Kelly Ramsey approached me in late 2004. Pro bono work has always been part of my practice, so I was happy to help, and thrilled when in early 2005, I started […]

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Getting the Goods for Metro Detroit's Foster Children – Help Closet Coordinator Shirley Roseman

February 1, 2013

“Lorraine Weber and Kelly Ramsey’s mission to meet the needs of our area’s foster children tugged at my heart,” says For The Seventh Generation Help Closet Coordinator and all-round Angel of Making Things Happen Shirley Roseman. “I have a heart for children, especially children in need, and working with this organization is right down my […]

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Holiday Bazaar Brings Christmas Cheer to Detroit-Area Foster Children

December 21, 2012

— Help Closet Coordinator Shirley Roseman Starting with a special kick-off event on Saturday, December 15th and running during our Help Closet’s regular hours through Friday, Dec. 21st, the first FTSG Help Closet Holiday Bazaar served approximately seventy metro Detroit foster children, foster families, and foster care workers this holiday season. Our kickoff event, which […]

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Play It Forward Rocked the House!

December 20, 2012

Our Music Lesson for Foster Kids Program Raised (at least) $2500 in Just Six Hours! – Sonya Mastick, Chair, Play It Forward! Thanks to the energy of several volunteers and the fantastic music of Ellen Keyt and Deb Fedon, we had a turnout of at least two hundred people and were able to raise at […]

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