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Georgia - Colquitt CountyJun. 2, 2018

Urgent Needs

If you are interested in providing tangible and timely relief to the Foster Care Community, below are a list of items we are in need of. Lice Treatment Kits Hygiene Items: Tampons Kid’s toothpaste Travel mouthwash Loofas Men’s body spray Dandruff 2 in 1 shampoos Hair ties/clips Pajamas: Girls newborn, 9 mo, 12 mo pajamas Boys newborn, 9 mo, 3t, 5t pajamas Youth Girls size 14-18 pajamas Women’s xs-plus size winter pajamas sets Men’s xs and xl winter pajama sets Baby Supplies: Pacifiers Bottles Teething toys Baby brushes Travel size baby powder Baby lotion Bibs Wash cloths Drop-off Locations: The […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyJun. 1, 2018

Promotional Resources

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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 Foster Parents’ Night Out  Residential Outreach Donate: Urgent Needs Ongoing individual donations with permanent locations: Journey Grub – gift cards are are secured in a locked box Pajama Drive Duffel […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 23, 2017

Celebration Packs

Celebration Packs include a gift for the child leaving foster care and a gift card for the entire family to enjoy a meal at Pizza Hut.   HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED? Donations of $20 gift cards to Dollar Tree, Walmart and Pizza Hut (with receipts attached) would be greatly appreciated! These will allow our shopping team to purchase the special gifts for the child and family.   WANT TO DO MORE? If you’d like to be a Celebration Pack sponsor or a part of our shopping team, connect with us!  Amber Schwalls, TFI Advocate: colquittcounty.ga@theforgotteninitiative.org

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 22, 2017

Bible Drive

Join us as we bless the foster care community in Colquitt County by providing Bibles for children transitioning into foster care. It’s our way of saying, “You are loved!” in their time of need. THE BIBLES WE SUGGEST:   Please purchase, and email TFI for pick-up – colquittcounty.ga@theforgotteninitiative.org

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 18, 2017

Worker Appreciation

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 18, 2017

Who Loves Series for Colquitt County

A children’s book series by The Forgotten Initiative How it Works: The Who Loves series includes three age-specific stories which focus on the love and care provided by the many people children in foster care interact with on a regular basis. The goal is to let them know they are loved, not only by those who care for them, but by the God who created them for a special, unique role only they can fill. They are loved, and they matter! *Add “Send to Colquitt County” as a note to your order to give the books as a gift! They […]

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 17, 2017

Foster Parents’ Night Out

Foster Parents’ Night Out is an evening set aside to provide foster parents time alone to refresh and recharge while their children enjoy a fun evening learning about Jesus in a supervised setting. The goal of Foster Parents’ Night Out is for foster parents to have a break and kids to have a blast! If you would like to get involved, please email colquittcounty.ga@theforgotteninitiative.org.

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Georgia - Colquitt CountyNov. 15, 2017

Residential Outreach

Residential Outreach is a program of TFI’s Mentoring Initiative. This program is a local missions opportunity for a church or group to serve and host a day camp experience in a residential facility. Residential care programs are uniquely designed to provide a specialized, safe, structured and nurturing environment that allows healing and growth for children and adolescents. How it Works: Residential Outreach consists of three main areas of outreach: Workshops, Word & Worship and a Service Project. Each one of these areas of outreach is designed to build relationship between the children/adolescents in residential care and the church or group […]

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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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