Thank YOU!

Thank you, thank you, thank YOU! We can’t say it enough! We are always blown away from the support of our community and at this past weekend’s Bros, Bows, & Boos Fall Festival, you blew us away again! We had over 355 people throughout the entirety of our event and we were able to raise over $13,770!! Plus, we were able to provide free haircuts and haircare advice to more than 50 children in attendance!

There are so many people to thank and we will try to do so below.

Thank you to our financial sponsors that kept our event FREE – Alliance Cancer Care, Timberlake Homes, Pediatric Gastro Associates, Rocket City Mobile Vet, Tyson Dental, Progress Bank, Crestwood Medical Center, Redstone Federal Credit Union, Alabama Bariatrics, Cloud Ryan & Rouse LLC, & Randy Nash at Legend Realty!

Thank you to our food sponsor – Hardee’s. Especially Darrell & Tracy for cooking lunch for everyone!

Thank you to our product sponsors – The Mane Choice, Evonne’s Essentials, & Hair Queen!

Thank you to Lyon’s Family Farms for donating pumpkins for each child in attendance!

Thank you to all of our volunteers, many of whom are our families. Big THANK YOU to Ben with Publix, Life Christian Academy, & the Boys Scouts for volunteering during our event and keeping things clean and fun!

Thank you to our haircare experts – Sonji with Songee’z Training Moments, Kelly Williams & Drake State’s Cosmetology Students, Heather with Whisker’s, Zaneta with Great Clips, & Damion with Straight Razor Barbering.

Thank you to our vendors – Rita’s Italian Ice, Foxtrot Family Law, AGAPE of North Alabama, Rocket City Chiropractic, Karine Joncas Medi-Spa Cosmetics, Lifeline Children’s Services, Liberty National Insurance, Treasures by Tracy Glazebrook, and Kelsey Blizzard!

Thank you to all of the wonderful businesses and individuals that donated to our silent auction, helping us raise over $1500 through bids!

Thank you to Paul & Ashlyn at The Event Center at Roto Rooter for hosting us. They are wonderful to work with and have a heart for what MCFAPA does each and every day!

Thank you to Kristin with HPD for keeping us safe during the event!

Thank you to Trinity Baptist Church for letting us borrow the games for the fall fest!

Online Silent Auction

We have started our online silent auction on our Facebook page! This auction will transition to our live event on Saturday, October 24th with auction ending around 2:30 pm!

Bids will be accepted until Friday night around 9:00 pm, at which time the highest bid will be used as the starting bid on Saturday. We have autographed items from Nick Saban, Trent Richardson, Chris Tomlin, James Patterson as well as other awesome items!

Get your bids in now by clicking HERE.

Bros, Bows, & Boos Fall Fest – Next Weekend!

We are just one week away from our 2nd Annual Bros & Bows Event! Though things look a bit different this year, we are excited to be able to gather safely together to bring awareness to foster care, adoption, & kinship care.

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to wear face coverings at all times and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from people not within their household. Please wash your hands, do not touch your face, and refrain from excessively touching surfaces in the building. We will be sanitizing surfaces throughout the event but with your help, we can ensure that things are as safe as possible so that our families can enjoy a little bit of normalcy this fall!

FOCAL Christmas Wish Lists

It’s that time of the year again, already! Please complete the FOCAL Christmas Wish List Form (file download HERE) for all Madison County foster children placed in your home. Return all forms to Jennifer Taylor at DHR before October 30th. You have three options to be get the form back to her: Email, Snail Mail, or in-person.

The earlier she receive the forms the easier it is to ensure that all of our children are properly sponsored for the holidays. Please note, if you are a relative that has a foster child through another state or have already adopted a child, please do not complete this form for the child.