EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2022
More Than a Bed, also known as MTaB, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides essential items to foster, kinship and adoptive families for the children in their homes because every child deserves to be valued.
2,091 children in foster care received essentials such as beds, clothes, shoes, baby gear and toys.
319 families were welcomed at MTaB to experience the warehouse for the first time.
64 cribs, 58 toddler beds, 251 twin beds and 39 bunk beds were provided to children at no cost.
MTaB started with 5 families in 2014 and continues to grow annually with 727 families and counting.
The current counties served by MTaB are Pima, Pinal, Maricopa, Santa Cruz, Cochise and Graham.
Provide essential items to foster, kinship and adoptive families for the children in their homes because every child deserves to be valued.
Inspire the community to get involved in the life of a foster child, support the families providing care, encourage new families to become licensed and existing one to remain licensed.
For every child to have a safe place to call home.
Provide resources and support to the families we serve.
Connect foster, kinship and adoptive families throughout the community.
Strengthen the families resolve to provide a safe and loving home to 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 have an existing relationship to the children who are now in their care.
Adoptive parents have completed the legal adoption process, thus providing a forever home.
Removal of a child from their existing home is typically due to extreme circumstances, such as abuse and/or neglect.
Congratulations! We would love to help you on your journey.