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Tennessee - Anderson CountyNov. 27, 2017

Anderson County, Tennessee – Wishlist

Looking for ways to support our local Anderson Co. TN foster care community? Check out our Amazon Wishlist HERE for current and ongoing needs! These items can be purchased and shipped directly for even greater convenience. The items will be used at the DCS office during visitation and wait times for children in foster care or given to the children as needed. Follow our regular local updates on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/tfi.andersoncounty/ Thank you for your support! DCS Wishlist Link: http://a.co/bzlhggo

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Find a Need, Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 24, 2017

Colquitt County TFI | Ways to be Involved

People often ask us how they can be involved with The Forgotten Initiative. Below is our ongoing list of how to be involved with Colquitt County TFI. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with any urgent needs. Host: Hold a TFI event or drive at your church, home, or small group Journey Grub Drive Pajama Drive Duffel Bags & Hygiene Items Back to School Packs Baby Shower Donate: Stay connected on Facebook to see our urgent needs Ongoing individual donations with permanent locations: Journey Grub – gift cards are are secured in a locked box Pajama Drive […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 19, 2017

Promotional Resources

Click on any image below for printable promo documents:              

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California - BakersfieldNov. 13, 2017

Current Needs in Bakersfield, CA

Questions or to get involved contact Becky at bakersfield.ca@theforgotteninitiative.org Journey Bags We are looking for groups or individuals to host Journey Bag drives. It is our heart that every child entering foster care would receive an age appropriate bag lovingly packed with comfort and essential items just for them. If you are interested in more info about how you or your church can bless a foster child and the family caring for him/her with a journey bag, email Becky at bakersfield.ca@theforgotteninitiative.org. Request a Speaker As TFI’s name and reputation grow in Kern County, so do the needs and opportunities to […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 10, 2017

TFI Mentoring – Colquitt County

Children and vulnerable adults in the foster care system need to know that they matter to someone. The Forgotten Initiative provides training and support to the Body of Christ to mentor these often forgotten individuals.   WAYS TO MENTOR: Tutoring Job/life skill training Relationship building As a mentor, you will meet with your child once a week, outside of school, to do activities of your’s and the child’s choosing. Amount of time spent each week really is unlimited and will be based on approval from the child’s foster family. REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A TFI MENTOR: Commitment to TFI statement of […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 7, 2017

Gift Cards

Often children enter foster care with nothing but the clothes on their back. Providing gift cards for children entering foster care helps their caseworker purchase the necessary clothing and items to help with this child’s transition into care. HOW IT WORKS: 1. Purchase American Express and/or Walmart gift card(s) for $25-$100 per card. 2. Write the specific dollar amount on each card. 3. Place card(s) and receipt (if possible) in an envelope. 4. Drop off at one of our drop-off locations. 100% of all donations go to support the Colquitt County foster care community! Drop-off Locations: The Flair Salon – 25 […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 1, 2017

Colquitt County, GA | Journey Grub

Often foster care caseworkers are transporting children in foster care during meal times and pay for meals out of their own pocket. Donate gift cards and support foster care caseworkers and the children on their caseload. How it Works: Choose a fast food chain restaurant. Purchase as many $5 fast food gift cards as you’d like. Place cards in an envelope with contents written on it. Drop off at one of our drop-off locations! It will be secured in a locked box! 100% of all donations go to support the Colquitt County foster care community! Drop-off Locations: The Flair Salon – […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyOct. 31, 2017

Colquitt County, GA | Pajama Drive

Often children enter foster care with only the clothes on their back. Help us bless a child on their first night in foster care. How it Works: Choose a gender and size/age (serving children 0-18 yrs.). Purchase a modest, in-season pajama set, underwear and socks. Deliver to TFI (send email) or to any of the locations listed below. Drop-off Locations: The Flair Salon – 25 E. Central Avenue, Moultrie The Laser Center – 1405 S. Main Street, Moultrie Cobblestone – 101 Cobblestone Blvd. SE, Moultrie Check out our Promotional Resources Page for documents to present to your church! TFI Colquitt County Team: […]

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Find a Need, Georgia - Colquitt CountyOct. 30, 2017

Colquitt County, GA | Duffel Bags and Hygiene Items Drive

Often children enter foster care with only the clothes on their back and no essential items. Help us bless a child entering foster care with a duffel bag to call their own and hygiene items to use in their new foster home. How it Works: Take a Checklist Card (attached to the display) Choose a gender & age (serving children 0-18 yrs.) Purchase a duffel bag & hygiene items on the Checklist Card Deliver to TFI Team or to a drop-off location. Drop-off Locations: The Flair Salon – 25 E. Central Avenue, Moultrie The Laser Center – 1405 S. Main […]

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Find a Need, Georgia - Colquitt CountyOct. 29, 2017

Colquitt County, GA | Back to School Packs

Often children enter foster care without essential items. Help them return to school prepared by donating a new backpack with school supplies. How it Works: Take a Checklist Card (attached to the display) Choose a gender & age (serving children 0-18 yrs.) Purchase a backpack with the items on the Checklist Card Deliver to TFI Team or to a drop-off location. Drop-off Locations: The Flair Salon – 25 E. Central Avenue, Moultrie The Laser Center – 1405 S. Main Street, Moultrie Southside Baptist – 185 E. Broad, Norman Park 100% of all donations go to support the Colquitt County foster […]

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