The Dirt Farmer Foundation’s CAUSE it’s APRIL: One Simple Wish




The Dirt Farmer Foundation is our way of focusing the social media power of the Dirt Farmer’s community to help worthwhile charities.

Our CAUSE it’s APRIL or Cause of the Month is:

***ONE SIMPLE WISH***

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Make a small miracle happen for a child in need!

One Simple Wish is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 that brightens the lives of foster kids & vulnerable families one simple wish at a time. All children deserve happy childhoods. One Simple Wish creates them. Learn more about One Simple Wish HERE



One Simple Wish grants wishes to foster children, children who have aged out of foster care and vulnerable children and families throughout the United States. One Simple Wish enables caring people to make a small miracle happen for deserving kids and families in need by allowing them to search their wishes posted on their website.


Potential donors can search the website by type of wish, value and age of recipient, among other factors. Granting them is simple as well – funds are sent directly to One Simple Wish for fulfillment. To protect the privacy of the recipients, the wishes are made through Community Partners, a network of social service agencies, group homes, churches and schools throughout the United States. Learn more FAQs about One Simple Wish HERE


 
One Simple Wish allows anyone to make a direct difference in the lives of foster children and vulnerable families by granting them simple wishes through their website. Most wishes range in value from $5-$100, making wish granting simple and affordable.
 
What do kids in foster care wish for? Shoes. Music Lessons. Sports Gear. The joys of just being a kid! Wishes are as unique as the children who make them! Kids in foster care are kids. Period. They want to play and have fun and make happy memories. That’s where we all jump in! Granting a wish is a way to give every child hope, joy and love … simply, directly and RIGHT NOW!
 
 


One Simple Wish empowers everyday citizens to make a difference in the life of a foster child or vulnerable family by granting them simple wishes. Through community-inclusive programs that focus on bringing people together they raise awareness of the issues facing kids in foster care and give people simple and real ways to make a difference - actions that anyone can do.
 


Most of the WISHES GRANTED by One Simple Wish are made by foster children through the social service agencies that support them. Foster children are America’s invisible children and they need our voice. Here are some facts to explain why:
 
For children who’ve experienced abuse, neglect and abandonment, something as small as a ticket to the movies, a video game or a trip to an amusement park can make the world of a difference. One Simple Wish, empowers people to bring joy to foster children in very simple yet meaningful ways.



>>> OTHER PROGRAMS <<<
 
The Ohana Project – an extension of ONE SIMPLE WISH services designed to help children who are removed from their homes due to abuse and/or neglect experience a smoother transition into temporary foster care. Learn more HERE
 
One Simple Wish’s Ultimate Wish program allows you to directly support over 50 children in foster care throughout the United States that are legally free for adoption and waiting for a place to call home. From writing letters of encouragement to sending birthday gifts and holiday cheer, there are many ways for you to connect to a specific child in foster care right now. You can also inquire about fostering and adopting these amazing young people. Learn more HERE

Cocoa for Kids! A sweet way to warm the hearts of children in foster care! Learn more HERE
 
Donate Luggage to a Child in Foster Care. Imagine having to pack up everything you love into a plastic bag, dirty backpack or a trash bag? Unfortunately children in foster care often have to do this. But now One Simple Wish is teaming up with Travelers Choice - the most trusted source in travelware - to ensure that every child in foster care receives a proper set of luggage. And they need your help! Learn more HERE
 



>>> HOW YOU CAN HELP <<<
 
With your HELP, One Simple Wish brightens the lives of thousands of abused & neglected children every single year. Check out all the ways you can support foster kids HERE and check out even more options (be a benefactor, volunteer and more) HERE. Text2Give is live! Try it out by texting "WISH" to 52000 and your $10 donation will simply be added to your cell bill
 


FOSTER CARE INFORMATION. Approximately 500,000 children live in the foster care system each year. Foster care often includes multiple home and institutional placements, sometimes within the same year or even month. Over 20,000 children age out of foster care every year with little to no support. Imagine turning 18 and having no family, no siblings, no relatives and no mentors to turn to. Learn more Facts about foster kids HERE
 



Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent & Adopting Through Foster Care? These Organizations will give you all the information you need: AdoptUsKids, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, National Foster Care & Adoption Resource Directory  



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