Each year, more than 15,000 kids are served through the foster care system in Pennsylvania alone. Many of those kids are taken to a foster home with no belongings or a few items thrown into a trash bag. Foster Love Project provides kids with a bag of comfort goods at the time of transition into foster placement.
This holiday season, Women of the War Streets (WOWS) is hosting a Transition Bag Drive for Foster Love Project. Could you take the time to shop and pack a bag with the requested items for a child in need? Consider teaming up with a neighbor, friend, or a WOWS member to complete a bag together. Transition Bags can be dropped off from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 19 at Mechanics Retreat Park, located at the corner of Buena Vista and Jacksonia.
WOWS Collecting Reusable Bags for Northside Food Pantry
In addition to Transition Bags for the Foster Love Project, WOWS will also be collecting reusable bags for the Northside Food Pantry on December 19. The Pantry is in need of fabric grocery bags, insulated Whole Foods delivery bags, heavy plastic grocery bags from Aldi and Target, and double-stacked Trader Joes bags. If you have questions, or need additional information, email Heather Stone.