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

…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” […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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: […]

Michigan Foster Care Budget Goes Up – Still Not Enough

While we were busy focusing on In Seventh Heaven, our legislature and governor did a good thing for our state’s foster children – they agreed on, and the governor signed, a budget allotting an additional $3 per day to support each foster child. While we don’t have official total numbers at this time – at least, not in […]

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