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Fundraising Events

Every year FPAWS serves hundreds of foster, adoptive, relative and birth families. FPAWS holds fundraising events regularly to fund programing. FPAWS programs such as the FPAWS Support Line, the Family Support Team, the Online Education Program, the Regional and Statewide Conferences, Caregiver Retention and Recruitment, and Policy and Legislative Advocacy are made possible because of your contributions.

 

Be an FPAWS Sponsor

Join our FPAWS family and sponsor the hard work and dedication of WA caregivers. In return, we will provide unique opportunities to advertise your business.

Along with our fundraising efforts, FPAWS is working to build sustainable funding sources through community service efforts. The first of these is the Family Time Network which is a visitation supervision program. We have other projects in various phases of construction including the Foster Parent Supply Website, which will go live in August 2021. We have many other projects that we are working to implement.

Our Education Programs build parent skills and work to provide a positive outcome for all children in care. In the past, our in person events have generated amazing attendance. The Pandemic has opened new opportunities for Caregivers Statewide to engage in continuing education.

Our Caregiver Support Line has supported hundreds of families throughout Washington State with systemic information, support during challenges that are confront caregivers.


Be an FPAWS Annual Sponsor

Join our FPAWS family and sponsor the hard work and dedication of WA caregivers. In return, we will provide unique opportunities to advertise your business.


Upcoming Fundraising Events

 
https://fpaws.ejoinme.org/kitsapgolf
Come join FPAWS On September 23rd for a day of Golf, fun for a good cause.  All proceeds will got to support programs supporting families caring for children placed in foster care.  Register  today.  https://fpaws.ejoinme.org/kitsapgolf

 

Past Events

 

https://fpaws.ejoinme.org/shiningstars2022 THANK YOU!!!! It was a great event!

Night of Shining Stars

May 20, 2022 at the Silver Cloud Ruston Waterfront

 

https://fpaws.org/great-wolf-lodge-event/

 

 

Foster Parent Alliance of Washington State (FPAWS) and Brennan Mayfield’s Thrivent Community presents Walk Me Home, a fundraising walk to support foster families and children attending an education conference to be held at the Great Wolf Lodge in November. The walk will be taking place in person and online on Saturday, August 14, 2021, from 10-12pm. Featuring Point Ruston Boardwalk in Tacoma, WA.

FPAWS and Brennan Mayfield’s Thrivent Community is proud to bring this Walk Me Home Fundraising Event to your home and in-person. The Walk Me Home Fundraising Event is a great way to spend time with your family and share the wonderful sights of Point Ruston. This walk will support the foster parent education program, specifically the foster children attending. This will cover the cost of meals for 200+ foster children over the span of 3 days, supporting families who attend the Pacific Northwest Caregivers Conference in November 2021.

Join us and support Foster Families and enjoy an early afternoon walk with your family or team. Optionally, You can sponsor this event as a business or a friend. Join us for this incredible fundraising event to support foster children.


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‘JUST ANOTHER LEVEL OF TRAUMA’

 ALLEGRA ABRAMO
https://www.invw.org/2020/01/30/surge-in-abused-neglected-kids-housed-at-hotels-just-another-level-of-trauma/
As with hundreds of other children in recent years, the state had been keeping the girl in a hotel because no foster families or group homes would take her. The child was awaiting counseling for “sexually aggressive youth” and could not be left unsupervised with children more than two years younger than her, according to state records. The previous month, the girl had assaulted three workers while they supervised her overnight in a hotel.

 

Events
Tracy Freckleton

Upcoming FPAWS Events

Upcoming events for FPAWSOnline EventsIART October 26&27 6:00-9:00 PMIART January 17&19 6:00-9:00 PMIn Person TrainingKitsap County Golf TournamentSeptember 23rd, 2022 Kitsap Golf and Country Club

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Pacific Northwest Caregivers Conference

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