Our Programs

How It Works

Haven Foster Shoppe in Montrose Colorado receives donations of new neccessity items to fill backpacks to give to children (ages 0-18) as they are transitioned into foster placement.  Haven Foster Shoppe also receives money donations to purchase product to fill these backpacks.  This is a 100% volunteer operation.  Nobody takes a draw of any kind.  Rest assured your donation goes to this location to provide for these children and youth. 

Needed Items for Welcome Bags:

Ages 0-2

  • 1-2 packs of wipes
  • 2 bibs
  • Stuffed animal (safe for babies)
  • Book
  • Blanket
  • Baby Toy
  • In plastic bag: baby wash, lotion, soft toothbrush, fluoride free toothpaste 

Ages 2-4

  • Blanket
  • Stuffed animal
  • Book
  • Craft/Art item
  • Small puzzle
  • In plastic bag: toothbrush/toothpaste, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, body wash

Ages 5-7

  • Blanket
  • Stuffed animal
  • Book
  • Craft/Art item
  • Small puzzle
  • Toiletries in plastic bag: toothbrush/toothpaste, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, body wash

Ages 8-10

  • Blanket
  • Stuffed Animal
  • Book
  • Craft/Art item
  • Puzzle
  • In plastic bag: toothbrush/toothpaste, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, body wash, deodorant

Ages 11-13

  • Blanket
  • Book
  • Craft/Art item/Creative item
  • Puzzle or Puzzle book
  • In plastic bag: Toothbrush/toothpaste, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, body wash, deodorant
  • Warm socks, snuggle pillow, or stuffed animal

Ages 14-18

  • Blanket
  • Stuffed animal, snuggle pillow, or warm socks
  • Book
  • Puzzle or puzzle book
  • Art/craft item
  • In a plastic bag: toothbrush/toothpaste, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, body wash, deodorant

Haven Foster Shoppe provides opportunities for community members of all ages and of various talents to get involved.   Here are a few more ways to get involved:

  • Make a blanket for our Welcome Bag Outreach (quilt, crochet, no-sew fleece)
  • Pray for the children, birth families, foster families, court system, and the foster care community.
  • Create Rainbow loom bracelets to be given to the children
  • Make birthday or thinking of you cards to be given to the children
  • Meet an urgent clothing or supply need, as they arise.  These will be posted on Facebook.
  • Bake treats or provide snacks for monthly foster parent/child meetings or special events in a foster child's life (birthdays, adoption, graduation)
  • Host a donation drive in your neighborhood or organization: money, books, Welcome Bag supplies, toiletries, gift cards, etc.
  • Provide a personalized or monogrammed items for a child to give them a sense of ownership.

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