Welcome to Foster Adventure,
West Virginia now has over 6,100 youth in foster care!
Youth in foster care are between the ages of 11-18 need you!
Foster Adventure enhances the lives of teens in care by funding social, athletic and educational opportunities and items that give a sense of normalcy to teens in care; Promoting friendships, life skills, higher education and hope in their future.
Something Awaits:This is a special fund to give a child in foster care the hope they need with a special gift. These special gifts are give out to youth new to foster care, celebrating an event (birthday or school award) or transitioning out of care to independent living.
Opportunity Awaits: This program is designed to allow foster kids to pursue an opportunity. These opportunities include extracurricular activities, school sports and clubs, class trips, enrichment opportunity or “once in a life” experiences.
Outreach Awaits: This program is a designed to reach out to underprivileged youth and provide support, services and host awareness events. Awareness Events include topics such as: Drug Prevention and Tobacco Usage. Training events on topics like budgeting, education planning and other general life skills. Assist with mentor matching.
The Youth Awaits: This program is designed to educate and support parents. Assist with recruiting foster and/or adoptive parents. We also provide training on topics for parents on internet safety, behavior modification and “Apps” to watch our for.
Teen Tycoon: Youth Entrepreneurial Workshop“I want to hang out with my friends, where I won’t have to come up with an excuse to not do drugs or drink” Dear Friend That is a direct quote from a local teen when asked what they most need from their youth center. It is a stark portrait of the realities our teenagers face every day. They are calling on us to provide protected space and to support them in making positive choices. We MUST answer that call.$0.00 donated
Garbage Bags are NOT AcceptableGarbage bags are NOT an acceptable form of luggage! ... Too many times youth in foster care are moved from homes and forced to place their belonging in Trash Bags, due to lack of luggage!$0.00 donated of $500.00 goal
Christmas WalletEach year many teens are exclude from the "Christmas Experience" - Help share the gift of inclusion, the friendship, the normalcy. It is telling a traumatized teenager they are worthy and valued.$50.00 donated
General FundraiserFoster Adventure enhances the lives of teens in care by funding social, athletic and educational opportunities and items that give a sense of normalcy to teens in care; Promoting friendships, life skills, higher education and hope in their future.$25.00 donated