Imagine that you are a child who has been put into a foster home unexpectedly. All you have are the clothes you are wearing. The reasons are confusing and emotional. You want to fit in. You want to be loved. You want something normal.
Now imagine that you are taken to a place where you can pick out an outfit to wear. It is YOUR decision. YOU get to choose. It can be a step in the direction to a normal life.
The Foster Parents Association maintains a local exchange closet which provides clothing for boys and girls sizes 4-16. Children are placed in foster homes daily, so the need for clothing is on-going. The clothing is available at no charge to foster children & parents. How is the Foster Parent Exchange Closet possible? It is because caring people in our community donate clothing.
Our club felt this project aligns with our mission and brainstormed to create a new outreach program – Kids Kloset! Our members purchase and bring children’s clothing to the Kloset.