What kinds of goods or services are needed by foster children and families in metro Detroit?

In addition to the kinds of things you might expect – toys, clothing, books, housewares – “our” children in foster care and the families who care for them directly often need a wide range of things that aren’t provided by Michigan’s foster care system. Here’s a partial list:

  • Orthodontic care
  • Tutoring
  • Prom dresses
  • Music lessons
  • Games
  • Laptop computers
  • Beds and cribs
  • Boots
  • Shoes
  • Mentoring
  • Major appliances
  • Small appliances
  • School supplies
  • Backpacks
  • Luggage
  • Home repairs
  • Tickets to sporting or cultural events
  • Sports equipment
  • School uniforms
  • Bedding and other linens
  • Eyeglasses/contact lenses
  • Salon services

Not sure whether the donation you want to give is a good fit? Email us first and we’ll be happy to help!


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