We usually don’t learn directly about the effect of the blankets we give to children in foster care. Today is different.
Lori, a Volunteer Coordinator from Montgomery County CASA*, picked up a bag of 100 blankets this morning to replenish their supply. She shared this with us:
“We frequently ask the children we represent if there is anything that we can provide for them, if there is anything they need. Over and over, they tell us: their own blanket. It stays with them if they move, it isn't borrowed, it isn't used, it doesn't belong to their foster parents. It truly is something of their very own.”
Each blanket you make matters. Lori was very grateful to receive them. So many children are entering foster care that CASA struggles to provide a blanket for each of them. Thank you for providing love and comfort to children in foster care.
*CASAs are Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers who make a life-changing difference for children who have experienced abuse or neglect. Each volunteer is appointed by a judge to advocate for a child’s best interest in court. Our volunteers help judges develop a fuller picture of each child’s life. Their advocacy enables judges to make the most well-informed decision for each child. www.casaforchildren.org
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