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Every kid needs a helping hand.

Make a positive impact on a local child and help them connect with the community by making a tax-deductible donation to Fostering Hope, volunteering, or hosting a fundraising event.

In-kind Wishlist

Fostering Hope relies on in-kind donations to meet the immediate needs of our programs and families.  Through in-kind donations, we are able to distribute over 600 journey bags, grant birthday and holiday wishes, and bring joy to kids. Please visit our latest wish list to see the current needs.

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More Ways to Help


Party with a Purpose! Gather your social circle for a night in, a night out or even virtually for the benefit of Fostering Hope. Successful events have included wine tastings, luncheons, brunches, or dinner parties to share the impact of Fostering Hope’s work and raise support.

Fostering Fitness

Organize a community 5K, yoga session or fitness class to benefit Fostering Hope or join the Parrot Head Run, a 5K in Cleveland held in July which ends at Margaritaville. Or, host a yoga mat drive to supply yoga mats to Hope in Balance, Fostering Hope’s trauma-informed yoga program.

Matching Donations

Many companies contribute to employee donations up to a certain amount. Some local companies will even match your donation to double your impact. Ask your employer to help children in foster care with a matching donation.

Corporate Sponsorships

Sponsor the important work that Fostering Hope does. Organizations benefit from philanthropic contributions through positive publicity, improved brand sentiment, and tax benefits. Raise awareness and introduce employees & clients to Fostering Hope’s mission.

In-Kind Donations

Host a drive at your school, workplace or place of worship to collect items in need for our holiday events or Summer Camp. Visit our Amazon Wishlist and help us fulfill simple wishes for our awesome kids. 

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Amazon Smile

Donate a percentage of your eligible Amazon purchases to Fostering Hope. Visit and select Fostering Hope as your Amazon Smile Charity. Amazon has given over $80 million to organizations through Amazon Smile through February 2018.

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Memorial Tributes

A memorial donation is a gift made in memory of a deceased loved one, colleague, friend or neighbor. Many families choose to offer an option of a donation in lieu of flowers for a funeral service when writing obituaries or memorials.

Special Events

Visit our events page to learn more about upcoming events or make a tax-deductible donation or in-kind donation to support Journey Bags, Holiday Gift ‘N’ Greet or Bunny Hop for Hope.


We’re always seeking volunteers to support our mission, and to participate in seasonal needs.

Volunteer Info

Give Hope

Join our mission to bring hope to children who need your help.