Throughout the year ChildNet accepts donations for Broward's children in foster care. Below is a list of items that we are most in need of. You can help Broward's most vulnerable youth by donating the following:
- New underwear or socks
- New shoes and sneakers
- School supplies - backpacks, pens, notebooks, binders, markers, etc.
- Diapers, formula, new bottles, etc.
- New baby seats, strollers, baby gates, etc.
- Holiday gifts and toys for young children and teens
- Grocery store and superstore (Target, Wal-Mart, K-Mart, etc) gift certificates in $25 increments
Your generous tax deductible gift will have a lasting impact on a child in need. For more information on donating goods, contact Suzanne Baker at (954) 873-1832.
The official registration & financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state (1-800-435-7352). Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. 100% of your donation is retained by ChildNet, a non-profit organization, FL Reg. #CH-13763.
Each year ChildNet hosts gift drives, such as the Independent Living Graduation, Back to School, and Holiday Gift drive to collect goods for Broward's youth. If you are interested in participating in the drives listed below contact Suzanne Baker at (954) 873-1832.
|Annual Drives||Dates to donate||Items Needed|
|Easter Basket Drive||March – April||Completed Easter baskets|
|Independent Living Graduation Drive (age 13-23)||May - June||Target or Wal-Mart Gift Cards, gas cards, metro phone card minutes|
|Back to School Drive||July - August||School supplies|
|Holiday Gift Drive||November – December||Click here for Wishlist|
|Independent Living Holiday Drive (age 13-23)||November – December||Gift Cards, Gas Cards, New Household Items|
Do you have a business or professional service that foster children can benefit from? Do you have tickets to an upcoming family event that a foster family would enjoy? Whether it is music lessons or orthodontics, our children often need services and programs that are not supported by the state and federal monies that sustain our operation. Foster parents will benefit from donated tickets to amusement parks, museums, concerts or tickets for family activities. If you have a service that you would like to donate, please contact Suzanne Baker at (954) 873-1832.
Broward Cares For Kids Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation which was formed with the sole objective of raising funds in order to support the activities of ChildNet, Inc. the Community Based Care lead agency for child welfare services in Broward County. Funds raised by, or donated to the Broward Cares For Kids Foundation will be used exclusively for the benefit of ChildNet and other not-for-profit agencies caring for abused, neglected or abandoned children in Broward County. If you would like more information about an upcoming fundraising event, contact Tara Hopper at (954) 560-7986.