For youth leaving foster care and low-income seniors, a phone can be a lifeline, helping them stay in touch with loved ones, maintain vital support networks and build new lives. Mobility for Good® supports these vulnerable community members with subsidized smartphones and plans, giving them a better chance to thrive.
Generous organizations and people create Foster Care Closets for foster parents. They consist of donated items meant to offset the costs of new clothing and other necessary belongings for children in care. Many of them offer used clothing, toys, furniture and baby accessories. Please note: the Foster Coalition does not run foster care closets. We have created this list as…
Selfless Love provides supportive housing, access to necessities, and empowerment workshops. They give youth an array of leadership training and opportunities that will forever benefit them personally and professionally. They provide youth in foster care and those who have aged out with the opportunity to use their voice and engage in improving the foster care system.
Project Care is a community-wide initiative to assist and empower foster care youth who are graduating high school or turning 18 and aging out of Iowa’s foster care system. They gather financial and in-kind donations to provide each graduate with the basic essentials for setting up a dorm room or apartment. They throw a graduation party each spring for these students,…
PCs for People provides affordable computers and low-cost internet eligible individuals and nonprofits. To receive technology and services from PCs for People, a potential recipient must be below the 200% poverty level or be currently enrolled in an income-based government assistance program, which includes foster care.
Hope’s Path exists to serve young men who have aged out of foster care and homeless young men to build a sustainable life. Built on a foundational belief in Christ, we have 3 pillars we concentrate on: Financial (budgeting, investing), Career (either secondary school or trades) and Personal (Life Skills, conflict resolution, etc…).
WEDO CCAV is a program dedicated to providing a network of support to Transitional Age Youth (young adults ages 16-25 years) and justice involved adults in order to ensure they have the tools they need to be successful and thrive independently.