There are many ways to help support foster children and families through Second Bridge.
Monetary – You can make monetary donations by clicking on the ‘Donate’ button in the menu. One-time donations or reoccurring monthly donations are an option.
Volunteers – Do you have a special skill set that might be helpful? Would you like to pick up donations or possibly deliver them? Send us a message and let us know. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsorships – Multiple sponsorships are available. Corporations, foundations or individuals are able to sponsor events for the group homes we partner with. You can also sponsor a child for back-to-school or the holidays.
On-going support for items needed – You can support foster children and families directly by answering Second Bridge’s Call-to-Action requests. These are requests that come in unique for a specific child. Here are our 5 most recent requests:
We are so excited for this upcoming holiday season! We will have 2 different ways for you to help out foster children across Northern Illinois. 1. Adopt a child or family for Christmas We are thrilled to be working with the Community Santa Project this year. This amazing group was established to ensure that NO… Read more
Calling all helpers!!! I was so sad when I read this request so please do everything you can to help these kids out!! Their biological mom destroyed most of their personal belongings before they were taken out of the home so the kids essentially have nothing. I have created an amazon wishlist for bedding, socks… Read more
We have a 2.5 year old girl who will be transitioned into her new foster home this Friday. She loves dogs! She is need of some necessity items but we want to help out a little more of course. Details, sign ups and drop off info are in the link below. https://volunteersignup.org/LDPY9
3 boys newly in care need some help. They are having a rough time and need a little extra help. Second Bridge has diapers, wipes, bottles, formula and toys stocked for the boys but we need some help with the winter clothes and coats. If you’d like to help out with any toys for the… Read more
We need shoes for 2 kids who were displaced this week. Please sign up on the link if you are able to help: https://volunteersignup.org/TBRYD 7th grade girl is playing basketball this Fall and is requesting shoes, practice clothes, socks, a duffel and a ball. Foster mom says that this sweet girl just wants to fit… Read more