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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Kickball for Foster Teens!

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 […]

Grosse Pointe Farms Church Comes Through for Foster Teens

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

My “Barbie”

-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 […]

Giving Foster Children the Gift of a Beautiful Smile

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. […]

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

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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