Most children who enter foster care are have already experienced terrible trauma. Moving from home, regardless of how bad it is, into foster care, even if it is a better situation can cause even more stress. Most of these children suffer from self esteem issues and being forced to carry all their belongings in a trash bag is degrading and can reinforce the negative self image they already have .
For Families Like Us launched a program called dignity bag”, an effort to help ease the painful transition by providing a bag to foster children throughout the state
How Can You Help?
Donate a Bag
We give new or gently used backpacks, duffle bags and diaper bags of all colors and sizes to needy children everyday. Collect bags! Make it a school or scout project. We also accept monetary donations that we use to purchase bags. To make a donation please click here or use our contact form to make arrangements for pickup.
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