Posts tagged Foster Care
I just read an article about a man by the name of Dick Perdew, who used to own a local flower shop, and 12 years ago found with his two children grown and out of the house, he had time and wanted to change a child’s life.
So he signed up with Big Pals-Little Pals and was paired with a 6 year old boy named Austin. Now Dick Perdew is ready to celebrate Austin’s graduation from High School.
Dick Perdew said “the bond that was created between the two over the past dozen years has had a lasting effect More >
I have to share something that just happened to me. My foster care worker came to Mrs. Sheffield’s house today to check on me and brought me a brand new blue duffel bag filled with shampoo, conditioner, body wash, soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste!
I never get anything that is brand new and something of my own, usually it is a hand me down or something that I have to share with others. But my foster care worker said that a 5th grade Girl Scout Troop, #1130 from Hamilton School in Glen Rock, NJ conducted a fundraiser for Foster More >
As my friends know, I am a big book reader and I found out about an organization this is doing something great for children. The Pajama Program provides new pajamas and new books to children in need. Many of these kids are waiting and hoping to be adopted. Thousands of the children they serve live in orphanages, group homes and shelters.
Since 2001 they have provided more than 1 million pajamas and books to children in need nationwide! Currently they have 63 chapters in 40 states and operate three Reading Centers, in New York, NY, Yonkers, NY and Red More >
I can’t believe it is the middle of January already! It seems as if the holidays went so fast. I really enjoyed them with everyone, especially that New Year’s Eve party at Daisy’s house. It was my first one ever, and I think it was the first time I ever stayed up until 2 am at someone else’s house.
I also want to thank each of you for the great presents. Speaking of which, I finished reading the book that Daisy gave me. It was called “Dave’s Way,” and it was about Dave Thomas the man who created More >