Alternative Family Services
YOUTH IN CARE EDUCATION DRIVE
A virtual back-to-school drive to ensure that youth in foster care are fully equipped with the tools and resources necessary for an equitable education.
Choose an age group to donate
A Virtual Back-to-School Drive for Youth in Care
- Individuals, community organizations (churches, community groups) and businesses can support a youth in care by donating funds, backpacks, and school supplies.
- There is no limit to how many tags you can fulfill.
- Share this webpage with your network and on social media.
- Questions can be emailed to Director of Development, Simone West - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adopt a Tag
- Choose age group you’d like to adopt a tag for.
- Click "new tag" to browse requests. Hitting the back-arrow starts the tag search over.
Once you choose a tag, select:
Donate Money for Supplies
Buy & Ship Supplies
Purchase the requested item from the tag from any online retailer and ship to:
AFS Development Department, 401 Roland Way #150, Oakland, CA 94621
Donate Directly to the AFS Foster Learning Fund
Funds will be used for the highest educational priorities for foster youth.
Examples of how your donation may be used to foster learning with AFS clients:
$5,000 - Tuition support for two Transition Age Youth (TAY)
$1,000 - Tutoring expenses for one Youth
$500 - Laptop/Chromebook for school
$250 - School clothes/shoes for two Youth
$100 - New backpacks for three Youth
$75 - Haircare kit for Black Youth
$50 - School supplies for one Youth