To provide essential items to foster, kinship and adoptive families for the children in their homes, including those in a congregate care setting, because every child deserves to be valued.
To inspire the community to get involved in the life of a foster child, support the families providing care, and encourage new families to become licensed and existing families to remain licensed.
To make sure every child has the essentials they need and to lessen the financial burden for the caregivers.
To provide resources and support to the families we serve; connect foster, kinship and adoptive families throughout the community; and strengthen the families resolve to provide a safe and loving home for the children.
Foster parents are licensed caregivers with the state. They are licensed through a foster care agency and take extensive classes to care for the children who are placed in their care.
Kinship parents can be family members, close family friends, or others who have an existing relationship to the children who are now in their care.
More Than a Bed serves youth living in a group home setting.
Removal of a child from their existing home is typically due to extreme circumstances, such as abuse and/or neglect.
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