Last year 'Newsradio 710 KIRO's Foster Child
Holiday Magic' provided gifts for more than 5,000 foster children and we were very appreciative of this outpouring of support.
Through its foster child
awareness and support campaign, Sleep Country USA is making local neighborhoods aware of the ongoing needs of foster children in their area and asking them to become involved in helping these kids have a childhood and a future.
We cannot thank our local communities enough for their generous support of our recent clothing and shoe drive," said Terry Horsley, executive vice president of Sleep Country USA and director of the company's Foster Child
We are asking the people of Washington and Oregon to help us change that and support our current foster child
drive to provide outdoor game and sports equipment for these wonderful kids and help them enjoy their childhood.
By reaching out to just one foster child
this holiday season, people really can make a child's dream come true," says Kasky.
With tight budgets and a growing need for services, foster child
organizations depend on community volunteers to "bridge the gap" in helping these children on their own back doorstep.
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Community members are encouraged to bring new shoes, new pants, tops and packaged undergarments to any Sleep Country retail store and they'll be given to a foster child
in their own area.
It's rare that a foster child
stays in one home his whole life, but Jonathan did, said Nancy Sandler, a social worker supervisor with the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, who attended the Eagle Scout ceremony Sunday.
We urge the communities within our retail area to rally around these foster child
programs and let these kids know that we care.
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