May is National Foster Care Month!
Foster Parents help children and families reach permanency. They work with the child's family and other team members to help the child return home or find other permanency options. National Foster Care Month is a time to recognize the foster parents, kinship families, agency workers, child welfare professionals and other members of the community who help children in foster care.
NFAPA had a Proclamation Signing with Lt. Governor Foley on May 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the State Capitol. Proclamations are given in recognition of a special event. We had another great turn out! Hope to see you all again next year!
May 28, 2015 is GIVE TO LINCOLN DAY (G2LD). This is the 4th event of a 24 -hour s of online giving in support of nonprofits in Lincoln and Lancaster County. Every donation NFAPA receives on this day will increase because of the Lincoln Community Foundation and their sponsors is offering a challenge match pool of $300,000. Gifts on May 28th will be matched proportionally based on dollars raised by each nonprofit. Help support NFAPA by going to the Razoo page http://www.razoo.com/story/Nebraska-Foster-And-Adoptive-Parent-Association and donating.
It is that time of year again! The Nebraska Foster & Adoptive Parent Association (NFAPA) offered a scholarship for an adoptive, foster, guardianship, or kinship child, who wishe to further their education beyond high school or GED.
We had some wonderful applications this year. The Board was impressed with their applications and achievements in school. So impressed, they agreed to give out three scholarships this year! Congratulations to Peter New III, Jaime Rojas and Jaime Carlton.
Thank you for all that applied! We hope to have even more next year!
There are many other scholarships still available. Go to the NEWS tab and scroll down.
Shop at Amazon:
Do you love to shop on Amazon? Order books, gifts, items you need? Amazon now has an AmazonSmile program! This means Amazon will donate a portion of sales receipts to a designated charity. Simply select the Nebraska Foster & Adoptive Parent Association (NFAPA) as the charity you would like to support and Amazon will donate to NFAPA .5% of eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop on AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service! What a great way to help support foster/adoptive families! Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-0828156
Watch the Education/Training Tab and our calendar for additional trainings being offered around Nebraska and for registration forms.