Foster hero: VERB Professional Haircare Products

VERB (a new haircare product company) donated several haircare products for our girls who are going to their senior proms.  We will distribute these products ahead of our next prom event!  On behalf of the girls who will be attending our prom event, we thank you!

CI-Group Donates Another 87 bags!

Would you believe it?  The Whitehouse, NJ-based CI-Group donated another 87 bags of assorted sizes (laundry bags and small- and medium-sized duffles)! These bags will enable the kids to travel from one home to another with more dignity and self-confidence.

Foster heroes: CI-Group from Whitehouse, NJ

A huge thank-you to the CI-Group in Whitehouse NJ for donating 30 duffle bags for our kids in care! Through the generosity of CI-Group, a New Jersey based marketing solutions company, we are able to give luggage to 30 children to call their very own. No longer will they have to put their possessions in a […]

Community Music School of Springfield

One of “the other things” provided through HelpOurKids is music lessons.  The Community Music School of Springfield generously provides enriching musical experiences, offering private lessons or group participation without cost.  Access is available to instruments as well as practice rooms.  Student recitals are open to the public without charge.  Our current DCF student performed as […]

Foster hero: Nana

Thank you, Nana, for making over 40 of these adorable and special dolls by hand for the kids.  Each doll is unique and special, and the kids love hugging them!

New request for duffel bags

Social workers have asked me for duffel bags that the kids can use to transport their belongings.  One social worker shared with me that he keeps a roll of large garbage bags in his trunk for when he has to pick up a child/remove a child/transfer a child from a home.  Soft duffels are easy […]

New request for prom season

It is PROM season, and I have been collecting dresses from anyone who would like to donate.  Please ask your friends and neighbors to look in their closets to see if they have dresses to donate that we can offer our girls in care to wear to their proms.  I will carefully store them and […]

Foster heroes: The Senior Centers of Springfield, MA!

The Senior Centers of Springfield, MA made a variety of size polar fleece blankets for our kids in care from baby to toddler to small child.  They packed up three bags to give to Noryn and said they have more coming.  Thank you so much for your hard work and generosity!

Foster heroes: Michelle Raboin and her grandmother

Michelle Raboin of hope & feathers in Amherst, MA presented Noryn with three blankets that her 94 year old grandmother knitted for the kids in care as part of the “blanket project” that HelpOurKids initiated.  Many thanks to Michelle and her grandmother!