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Foster Parents Association
"NEW KIDS IN THE FAMILY" BACKPACKS
In 1998, we embarked on a mission to establish a program that would provide a backpack full of personal items that could be given to each new foster child who is placed into care. We thought it would do wonders for the children's self-esteem and make them feel a bit more secure as they entered strange new surroundings, filled with uncertainty. We are happy to say that the program has taken off like a rocket! Numerous community groups have been inspired by our idea, and have kept the program going since it's inception. Feedback from foster children has been overwhelmingly positive, and we hope that we can continue to provide this valuable service to the children.
This program has been made possible by the generosity of a number of supporters, including: