Shopping Sprees | Foster Love
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Why Sponsor a Shopping Spree?

Helping foster youth is one of Foster Love's core goals. When these young individuals enter the foster care system, they often have nothing but the clothes they are wearing. That's why we are dedicated to providing them with new clothing and hygiene products.

We have witnessed firsthand the incredible impact that new clothes and proper hygiene can have on foster youth. It's not just about giving them tangible resources, but also about restoring their dignity and granting them privacy during this challenging period.

By offering these essential items, we aim to address the self-esteem and depression issues that are more prevalent among children in foster care. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of these deserving young individuals.

Group of Kids at Shopping Spree
Boy Trying Jacket during Shopping Sprees

How Do Self-Esteem Building Shopping Sprees Help?

Introducing the Foster Love Self-Esteem Building Shopping Spree initiatives - empowering foster youth to express their individuality through clothing and grooming choices! Many foster children have never had the chance to decide what they wear or own, relying on donated or secondhand items. But now, we're giving them the opportunity to choose new clothing for themselves and build their own unique identity. Join us in making a difference and giving these deserving young people a chance to shine!

The Impact

Your donation makes a real difference in the lives of foster youth nationwide.

  • Thank you for taking my son James on a shopping spree. He can not stop showing everyone his new sneakers, a blessing onto him and our family.

  • This is the first time that I got to pick out what I wanted. It was weird, like, wow, I could just have this jean jacket. I could have this skirt and no one has used it before. I can't believe it.

  • I feel good in these jeans. They are mine, just mine

  • Thank you for sending my kids clothing bundles. This is great support for the new school year. They grow up too fast, it is hard to keep up as a parent.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Self-Esteem Building Shopping Spree?

Foster Love started the Self-Esteem Building Shopping Spree initiative after years of doing summer clothing tours. A self-esteem building shopping spree is a one on one activity where Foster Love volunteers take foster youth shopping at the mall for a new outfit or two.

Where do Self-Esteem Building Shopping Sprees Take Place?

Self-Esteem Building Shopping Sprees are typically hosted during the winter month, right before the holidays. They are hosted at malls across the country and connect volunteers directly with foster youth within their communities.

How can I Help Support Shopping Sprees Year Around?

While the physical shopping sprees take place once a year, you can help donate towards our year around clothing initiatives. Our Back to School clothing bundles are sent year-round to foster youth and families in foster care, with a big push right before the start of a new school year. We always need donations to support these bundles and cover the cost of shipping.

How Much Of My Donation Goes Towards Helping Children In Foster Care?

92% of all donations go directly towards the sponsored program. Foster Love is committed to ensuring that your support is directly reaching children in foster care nationwide. For more insight on our financials, please review our financial documents.

Why Should I Donate Towards A Foster Love Program?

There are plenty of ways you can help children in foster care. Donating towards a Foster Love service project or program is a direct way you can bring hope and solve an immediate need.

Still Have Questions?

Feel free to ask any questions you may have regarding Foster Love and any of our programs. Our team is available to address your submissions within 1-2 business days. If you need immediate assistance, please call us directly at (714)-784-6760.