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Find a Need, South Carolina - Columbia, UncategorizedOct. 1, 2018

Current Needs In Columbia, SC: October 2018

*Halloween Treats We are collecting treats for one of our agencies again this year! Would you donate some individually wrapped goodies for the kids in their care? This year, we are collecting candy (non-chocolate or chocolate that doesn’t easily melt please) and also some non-candy treats like individual packs of stickers, temporary tattoos, rings, fruit snacks, pretzels, etc. If you or your group would like to help with this fun blessing,  you can drop items off at the Lexington Baptist Association, 255 Two Notch Road, or message us on FB/email columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org to coordinate pick up! *Holiday Drives As we head […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - Columbia, UncategorizedAug. 31, 2018

Current Needs In Columbia, SC: September 2018

*New/Gently Used Clothing One of the newer foster programs we partner with is trying to stock their clothes/supply closet. They are in need of new or gently used clothes for ages birth through elementary. They could also use diapers. If you have something you could pass along to them, contact us on Facebook or email us at columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org. *Holiday Drives Believe it or not, we are about to enter the holiday season. We are looking for churches, groups, or organizations that would be willing to host drives for us to collect Halloween candy, gifts for children in foster care, or […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaMar. 8, 2018

Current Needs In Columbia,SC- March/April 2018

*Door Prize Donations For Foster Parent Appreciation Event Would you like to encourage families caring for children in foster care? One of our local agencies is hosting an appreciation event for their foster families this May and would like to make some nice themed door prize baskets. If you would like to donate an item or service to bless these families, email us at columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org. We’d love to include items like gift certificates to restaurants, movie theaters, etc. as well as things like pampering items, kitchen/baking items, candy, etc. If you need additional ideas or have some of your own, […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaOct. 2, 2017

Current Needs for Columbia, SC (October 2017)

*Halloween Treats We are collecting treats for one of our agencies again this year! Would you donate some individually wrapped goodies for the kids in their care? This year, we are trying to collect non-chocolate candy and also some non-candy treats like individual packs of stickers, temporary tattoos, fruit snacks, pretzels, rings, etc. If you or your group would like to help with this fun blessing, message us on FB or email columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org to coordinate pick up! *Hosts For Holiday Drives We are looking for churches or groups who would be interested in partnering with us to host a drive […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaMar. 13, 2017

Current Needs For Columbia, SC (March 2017)

*Volunteers for Childcare at Foster Parent Training Event We are looking for volunteers to help with childcare for a foster parent training event being held on Saturday, April 1st, at a church in NE Columbia. We need at least 2 adults (ages 18+) per room but could also use some mature youth as helpers. If you can help from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM or can even help with half of the day (8:30 to 11:30 AM or 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM), please email Rachel at columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org. You will be sent additional details and will need to fill out a […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaFeb. 14, 2017

Current Needs for Columbia, SC (February 2017)

*Agency Family Room Donations One of the agencies we partner with is moving and will now have a wonderful space for children and families to utilize in their office. They need some help furnishing it with things for the kids to play with while the parents have trainings, meetings, etc. They have asked for help collecting the following: Art Supplies Books Educational Toys like LeapPad A Kids’ Kitchen Puzzles Board Games Dolls Trucks Toy Chest If you can help with some of these items, please contact Rachel at columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org. They plan to move at the end of February. *Dressers For […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaDec. 19, 2016

Current Needs For Columbia, SC (December 2016)

*Fast Food Gift Cards We are collecting gift cards in small increments ($5 or $10) to fast food restaurants for social workers to keep in their cars. Often, when workers are transporting children, they need to stop and get them a meal. Many workers even use their own money for this purpose. Let’s bless and encourage our local social workers this holiday season with gift cards to use for these meals. If you would like to donate a gift card or two or if you want to collect some for us, please email columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org. {We would like to deliver a […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaNov. 21, 2016

Current Needs for Columbia, SC (November 2016)

*Fast Food Gift Cards We are collecting gift cards in small increments ($5 or $10) to fast food restaurants for social workers to keep in their cars. Often, when workers are transporting children, they need to stop and get them a meal. Many workers even use their own money for this purpose. Let’s bless and encourage our local social workers this holiday season with gift cards to use for these meals. If you would like to donate a gift card or two or if you want to collect some for us, please email columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org. {We would like to deliver a […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaOct. 18, 2016

Current Needs For Columbia, SC (October 2016)

*Hosts For Holiday Drives We are looking for churches or groups who would be interested in partnering with us to host a drive this holiday season. Whether you want to host your drive as part of Orphan Sunday or for Thanksgiving or Christmas, we would love to talk with you about needs in our foster care community! Please email Rachel at columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org to get started. *Paper Goods & After-school Snacks A local children’s shelter is always in need of household items like paper towels, paper plates, plastic forks, and sensitive skin bar soap as well as after school snacks to […]

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Find a Need, South Carolina - ColumbiaSep. 22, 2016

Current Needs For Columbia, SC (September 2016)

*Belk Gift Cards A local children’s shelter is in need of gift cards to Belk so that they can take their teen girls shopping for necessities. This is a great way to help a teenage girl in our foster care community get the items she needs but also be treated to a day of shopping where she feels special and valued. Can you pick up a gift card to help with this project? Email us at columbia.sc@theforgotteninitiative.org for information on where to send the gift cards! *Halloween Candy A local agency has asked us to collect individually wrapped candy of […]

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