Tag «teens in foster care»

Save The Date for Pack A Purse™ Drive 11/1/17

  SAVE THE DATE 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive: Collecting purses (totes and other handbags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.   Only new and very gently used purses and bags will be accepted. Only new, unopened personal hygiene items accepted.  November 1, 2017 …

National Foster Care Month 2017

  May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. National Foster Care Month, is a time for foster care advocates to renew …

I Love Macro Social Work

  I Love Macro Social Work Social workers stand up for millions of people every day. These include people who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, our veterans, children, families and communities. Yet many people still misunderstand who social workers are and the invaluable contributions they bring to society. This year National Association …

Support Pack A Backpack Drive™ 2017

  Our Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive begins April 1, 2017 and ends on May 5, 2017. We are collecting backpacks (and duffel bags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. Backpacks will be delivered in May during National Foster Care Month.  Our goal is 250 …

10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and Total

  WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL!!  Thanks to the generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 1,183 purses with toiletries to 29 youth serving organizations. This includes the 897 purses our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed at …

Thank You Purse Packing Party Volunteers

  My heart is FULL!!  So grateful for our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive donors and Purse Packing Party volunteers. JaMai and I could not provide these care packages in purses to teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters without all of YOU. Take the Purse Packing Party journey through photos! …

Pack A Purse Drive and National Adoption Month

  November is National Adoption Month which was created to raise awareness for children and youth in foster care who are waiting for permanent families. In 2014, more than 22,000 young people — whom states failed to reunite with their families or place in permanent homes — aged out of foster care, simply because they …

We Need You To Get Involved With Pack A Purse™ Drive

  Thank you for a decade of care and support for teen girls!   Since 2007, JaMai and Packaged For Success (formerly The Teen Toolbox) have collected and delivered 3,895 purses to 49 organizations that serve teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.   Our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive begins …

Seeking Business Sponsors for Pack A Purse Drive

  Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Spread your business message Promote your brand Give back to your community …by sponsoring our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive     Our goal is to collect 1,000 purses (totes and other handbags) and fill with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and …

Purse Packing Party Location Needed 12/10/16

   10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Purse Packing Party: December 10, 2016 COMMUNITY LOCATION NEEDED for Purse Packing Party Maryland: Near Beltsville, Laurel, or Columbia One level Large open space Tables for sorting and filling bags Able to house 20-30 volunteers   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to sort, pack, and deliver DONATIONS ACCEPTED WILL BE ACCEPTED …