Helping One Family at a Time

$245 of $500,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 13 months
Cross Cultural Adoption and Foster Parent(s) Inc., is a Non-Profit Organization 501(C) (3) based in California and was founded in 2009 to support abused and neglected children and their families.

In my experiences both as social worker, clinician in various group homes and foster agencies and as a private practice therapist, I have observed that clients’ needs are beyond mental health. Many issues such as poverty, housing, legal matters also outweigh the emotional and psychological well-being.

I can identify with those who have experienced poverty and understand how difficult and challenging finances and acquiring basic needs can be.

I would like to give back to my community for the opportunities availed to me through higher education and currently as a business woman.

My organization’s goal and purpose is to purchase a home and provide temporary accommodation, food and clothing to those in need. Other services will also include: job search/hunting, writing presentable resumes, budgeting, and money management, parenting skills, and mental health therapy. 1-2 staff will be employed at appropriate time and when funds are available. 

I am seeking donations to provide these essential services to those in our communities who want to change their lives and have access to the help they need.

Target date is December, 2017.

            All donations are tax deductible, an email will be sent for tax purposes if you provide one.
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Today I've lived more than 5 decades. I want to improve 5 lives by giving them opportunities I've been given. Your donation will help this vision become a reality
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Almost 35 years ago when I became a Christian, I prayed these 3 prayers. 1. that I will go to heaven, 2. that I will go back to school and earn a degree, 3. that I will be a missionary someday/somewhere. The first two have been fulfilled, the last one is being fulfilled now and I embark on helping one family at a time and sharing what has been given to me.
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Over the years I have learned the satisfaction of helping others. I want to do more and more.
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$245 of $500,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 13 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Cross Cultural Adoption and Foster Parent
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Sn Bernrdno, CA
EIN: 271179338
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