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Category: Illinois – Galesburg

Illinois - GalesburgOct. 29, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to bless local foster families in Galesburg, IL? Give your time! We would love to have you serve with us over the next few weeks. Email us for more specific details about our upcoming events Galesburg.il@theforgotteninitiative.org. God Bless!!

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Illinois - GalesburgFeb. 22, 2018

Grocery Bag Sponsorships

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see […]

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Illinois - GalesburgOct. 23, 2017

Orphan Sunday Night of Prayer

Join us for a Community Night of Prayer Sunday, November 12th 6:30pm at Coldbrook Christian Church (1428 State Hwy 164, Cameron, IL 61423). We are looking forward to a time of worship & prayer as we lift the local foster care community up to the Lord. We will share more about TFI in the Galesburg, IL area and specific ways you can get involved in bringing joy & purpose! Contact Madison Flack (309) 299-5664 with any questions.

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Illinois - GalesburgMay. 8, 2017

Sponsor a Tote

Sponsor a Tote for Local Foster Families Your $32 sponsorship will provide a foster family with: A Large Utility Tote Funds to fill each bag with groceries or hygiene products Contact us at galesburg.il@theforgotteninitiative.org by Saturday, March 20th Please join us in living out Scripture and shining the light of Christ to those in need in our local foster care community!! “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick […]

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Illinois - GalesburgMar. 20, 2017

Thank You!

With a full heart we say thanks to all those who came to the New Toy Shower. We are blown away by your generosity! We are so thankful for your willingness to give to the foster care community! You are making a difference in the lives of so many!! We cant wait to fill the visiting room at the local foster care agency with these toys for Project Sunshine, April 7th & 8th! Thanks for blessing us!

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Illinois - Galesburg, UncategorizedMar. 1, 2017

You are Invited!

Please join us for a New Toy Shower in honor of Project Sunshine! Project Sunshine is a renovation project that transforms the visiting room at a local foster care agency for kids and their families. Many children in foster care have never had an opportunity to play with new toys – together we can make this a reality! Saturday, March 18th 10:00am – 11:00am Light brunch will be served Learning Center ~ Bethel Baptist Church 1196 N Academy Street, Galesburg, IL 61401 Registered at Target (Search First Name: Project, Last Name: Sunshine) Gift wrapping not necessary Come hear more about […]

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Illinois - GalesburgFeb. 1, 2017

Make Project Sunshine Happen

We are so excited to transform the visiting room at a local foster care agency in Galesburg, IL. Children are brought into foster care at all hours of the day or night and often wait hours in agency visitation rooms while workers try to find available homes. These rooms are also used for parent/child visits. We want these rooms to show these children and families that THEY MATTER and we care for them!  Will you join us? We have included pictures of what the room looks like now. We can’t wait to show you the transformed pictures. The Project Design: […]

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Illinois - GalesburgMar. 11, 2016

Designer for Project Sunshine | Galesburg, IL

Are you gifted in transforming ordinary rooms into beautiful spaces!?! We need your interior design expertise for a local foster care agency visiting room, where children play when they are brought into care or during visits with their birth parents. What does the Designer Role look like: – Assess needs and take measurements of room – Take before pictures of the room – Create room design – Coordinate with shopping team to purchase necessary supplies – Help implement the design vision on project day Message us on Facebook Galesburg, IL: The Forgotten Initiative or email us at galesburg.il@theforgotteninitiative.org.

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