Child and Family Services recognizes foster families

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich – May is foster care awareness month.In response Child and Family Services of Northeast Michigan is placing heightened awareness on the importance of foster families.Fundraising is a huge part of support for the children entering the foster care system as many of them enter with very few material possessions.This year the agency is hosting two fundraising campaigns that the public can support and you may possibly get lucky in the process by receiving an envelope with a gift card.According to Director Stephanie Dettloff,  their department has been inundated with calls and she foresees a greater need for foster families within the region.According to Stephanie,  there are approximately 13,000 children who enter the foster care system and about 300 who still do not have adopted families.For more information on how you can contribute or learn more about foster care you can visit the child and family services website.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Hinks Elementary’s “Operation: Rock It” ProjectNext Donations are being accepted for annual fireworks displaylast_img