Several local Huntsville news stations were in attendance as MCFAPA delivered over 320 new pairs of shoes and thousands of pairs of socks and underwear to Madison County DHR. These items will ensure that children coming into care have the neccesseties needed to make it through their first day and night.
We appreciate all of the help to make this happen. Thank you to Quantitech in Action for the $5,000 grant that was used to purchase the shoes. Thanks to Academy Sports in Madison for helping procure different sizes and styles from stores all around the SE. BIG thank you to the businesses, churches, and citizens of Madison County that helped with our Drop Your Drawers drive.
We are excited to officially announce the KICK off of our new bags! All placements coming into care, as well as kinship & grand families, will receive a MCFAPA KICK (Kids In Care Kit) Bag. DHR workers are able to “shop” very easily for all the essentials to get a child through their first day and night in care.
All bags will have one complete outfit, one set of PJs, a new pair of shoes, socks, underwear, toiletries, & a Xander Bunny courtesy of Lavender Life Company. Depending on the child’s needs, hair care products, bottles, pacifiers, or even diapers and wipes might be included.
If you happen to get a placement over the weekend or are a kinship family, we got you! Complete a request form here and we can try to get one to you as quickly as possible.
MCFAPA is excited to announce our revamped support group – MCFAPA Crossroads Support Group -> where foster, adoptive, and kinship communities come together! We will still meet on the 3rd Monday night of each month unless it interferes with holidays or school breaks. We will meet this Monday night at Willowbrook Madison starting at 6PM.
We want to encourage all families involved in foster care, adoption, and kinship to come together to build a better community for all here in Madison County. Childcare will be provided and families can earn 1.5 CEUs for attending. RSVP for Childcare here: https://bit.ly/2ITKt1W.
Do you know someone that is a kinship parent or maybe a grandparent parenting their grandchildren? This group is for them! Are you currently finishing up your TIPS classes and have some questions? Come on out!