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We Need Your Help!

Please take a moment to consider how you can make a contribution to children in our community who are suffering from abuse and neglect, and are at risk.

You may belong to a church, club or business, who is seeking a charitable oragnization to partner with, in order to make positive changes for children in our community. We'd like to offer a few ideas to get you started.

Individuals

  • Become a "Guardian Angel" by providing regular, annual financial support to Children In Crisis.
  • Consider providing a legacy gift to ensure continuous help for children years into the future.
  • Be an advocate for children by educating your church and the community about at-risk children.
  • Donate, welcome, birthday, and/or holiday baskets for foster kids.
  • Encourage your friends and relatives to support Children In Crisis.
  • Encourage your elected officials to support Children In Crisis.
  •  Encourage your employer and church to support Children In Crisis.

Individuals...Guardian Angels

—I/we would like to be Guardian Angel/s for Children In Crisis by making an annual contribution*:

   Friend....................$100 - $499                          Advocate...................$5,000-$9,999

   Ally........................$500 - $999                          Angel.........................$10,000 and up 

   Mentor..................$1,000 - $4,999

 —I/we wil host a "Getting to Know You" tour to share the mission of Children In Crisis with five friends.

Churches

  • Become a "Partner in Mission" by providing regular, annual financial support to Children In Crisis.
  • Be an advocate for children by educating your congregation about abused and neglected children.
  • Invite small groups in your congregation to donate, welcome, birthday, and holiday baskets for foster children.
  • Designate one person in the church to oversee and coordinate activities to benefit Children In Crisis.
  • Place an article about Children In Crisis in your church's monthly bulletin.
  • Allow your church youth group to perfrom an annual fundraiser for Children In Crisis.
  • Participate in the Churches for Children program during the month of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

 Churches...In Mission Together

—We will be In Mission Together, by putting Children in Crisis in our local mission's budget in the amount of $—————— annually.

—Our church youth group will do a fundraiser this year to benefit Children In Crisis.

—Our church women's goup will provide baskets for children in foster care (choose type below). The baskets will include age-appropriate toys, books, games, toiletries, towels, and linens.

     ——Welcome baskets     ——Birthday baskets     ——Holiday baskets

—We will help Children In Crisis identify potential Foster Homes in our church family.

—We will participate in the Churches for Children program during the month of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Organizations

  • Become a "Partner for Kids" by providing regular, annual financial support to Children In Crisis.
  • Create a display to spotlight Children In Crisis in your business.
  • Conduct an employee fundraiser to benefit Children In Crisis and match your employee's gifts.
  • Allow employees to make payroll deductions for automatic contributions to Children In Crisis.
  • Donate office supplies and materials.

Corporations and Organizations...Partners for Kids

—We will be a Partner for Kids by making an annual contribution* to Children In Crisis.

   Partner's Circle..$1,000-$2,499                       Director's Circle..$10,000-$14,999 

   Patron's Circle...$2,500-$4,999                       President's Circle.$15,000-$25,000 

   Sponsor's Circle.$5,000-$9,999

—We will match employee gifts.

—We will allow our employees to make gifts to Children In Crisis through automatic payroll deductions.

—We will invite Children In Crisis to speak to our Employee Charitable Giving Committee. 

Supplies for Children to Include:

  • Clothing for boys and girls
  • Toiletry items
  • School supplies
  • Gift certificates
  • Christmas toys
  • Computer games
  • Childrens books

Supplies for our Center to Include:

  • Copy paper
  • Clorox wipes
  • Washable Crayola markers (8 count)
  • Folder labels (Avery 8366, Avery 8163, 8160, and 5352 or equivalent)
  • Lysol spray/Febreeze
  • Small bottles if water
  • Juice boxes for children
  • Post-it notes of all sizes and colors
  • File folders - 1/3 Cut letter sized
  • CD/DVD Sharpie markers
  • HP Brochure/Flyer paper - matte finish 36lb bond
  • Large shredder bags
  • Envelopes  - white - 9" x 12" and regular (no windows)
  • Fireproof file box
  • Customizable tab index dividers
  • Bic ink pens (black and blue ink)
  • 1.5 - 3in. binders (white or black)
  • Small toys (ie. floor size/wooden puzzles, Baby dolls (of different ethnicities), plastic play phones, etc.)
  • DVD movies for children to watch while a sibling is being interviewed (rated G: non-violent, non-sexual)
  • Computer games for teenagers (non-violent) 
  • Utility chair