Category «Foster Care Drives»

Pack A Backpack Drive 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19

March is National Social Work Month.  April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Volunteer Month. May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. According to Boys & Girls Aid, children in foster care face the constant risk of being moved. A child entering foster care will likely live in more than four homes during the …

13th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and 2019 Total

Thanks to the awesome generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 13th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 754 purses filled with toiletries and 79 cosmetic bags and wallets to 21 youth serving organizations. Our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed hundreds of these purses at our annual Purse Packing Party on December 7th. We could …

Join Our Purse Packing Party on 12/7/19

The day is near! 13th Annual Pack A Purse Drive™ November 1, 2019 – December 3, 2019 We collected purses (totes and other handbags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. The personal hygiene items we requested aretoothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, lotion, soap, and individually wrapped …

Wishing You A Very Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I am grateful that you have joined my community. Wishing you and your family more joy and blessings! Since 2007, JaMai Sanders has organized the Annual Pack A Purse Drive™. Due to generous donors and amazing volunteers, we have collected and delivered 7,101 purses (plus hundreds of wallets and cosmetic bags) to 64 …

Pack A Purse Drive™ Raises Awareness About Teen Girls in Foster Care

5 Reasons to Support Pack A Purse Drive™ 2019 Model generosity to family and friends – the needs are great Filled purses allow teen girls experiencing transition to change locations with dignity Turn your values into action Giving feels good – especially during the holiday season To help raise awareness about the needs of teen …

13th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive begins November 1, 2019

It’s That Time of Year Again!! We’re Ready!! Our 13th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive begins November 1, 2019 and ends December 3, 2019. We are collecting purses (totes and other handbags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. All donations will be delivered before Christmas …

Pack A Backpack Drive 2019 Thank You

Today is officially the last day of National Foster Care Month.  Our Annual Pack A Backpack Drive has officially ended. All donations have been delivered. In 2019, we were able to collect and distribute 36 backpacks and duffels bags filled with personal hygiene items for teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.  …

10 Ways to Make Your Business More Socially Conscious

10 Ways to Make Your Business More Socially Conscious Social responsibility is now a key part of any successful entrepreneurial venture. Murray Newlands VIP Contributor, Entrepreneur Being socially conscious is not only a responsibility all entrepreneurs have, but it also helps build a lasting relationship with your community. Moreover, consumers don’t only expect companies to …