Will You Donate to Help a Child in Foster Care?

No child should go without the love of a family.

A child in foster care needs your help today. More than 400,000 children in foster care, many of whom have been abused, abandoned, or neglected, wait for a safe and loving family. They wait for hope and comfort. They wait to know that someone cares. You can show a hurting child that they are not forgotten.  

These vulnerable children live in temporary foster homes, frequently moving with only a few personal belongings often stuffed into trash bags. With your gift today, you can provide a child in foster care with a new suitcase, teddy bear, and a Bible. You’ll also help educate and empower families considering foster care or adoption. 

Every child deserves the love of a family. You can make that possible with your gift today.

Preparing hearts and homes for kids in foster care

Like you, Focus on the Family believes that every child deserves to know the love of a family. Because of this, we have an enduring passion for educating and empowering families considering foster care or adoption.  

Our donor-funded Wait No More program focuses on two main areas: 

  • Wait No More events connect families to local agencies and essential resources to help navigate the foster care and adoption processes. 
  • Post-placement resources to help ease the transition for foster and adoptive families. 

“Through Focus on the Family’s initiative to bring more awareness to foster care and adoption and the children waiting for families, we were reminded again that our God is a father to the fatherless, and he sets the lonely in families. We knew in our hearts; we were designed for this ministry.” 

— Wait No More event attendee 

suitcase, teddy bear, bible

How You Can Help Children in Foster Care

Step 1

Decide to stand with children and families in foster care.

Step 2

Give a single gift of $100 or $25 monthly.

Step 3

Your financial donation (i.e., a single gift of $100 or a monthly gift of $25) provides a new suitcase, a teddy bear, and a Bible to a child in foster care.

Due to logistical challenges, actual donations of new or used suitcases, teddy bears, and Bibles are not accepted.


If you aren’t called or able to foster, adopt or donate, what can you do? Click here for some practical ways to support foster and adoptive families in your community.