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Become a Donor and Help Make an Impact on Children in Foster Care. On behalf of foster youth, thank you. Your donation is helping bring essential resources and support to the most vulnerable children in our community.

As problems continue to rise in Manitowoc County, it is essential that Lakeshore Foster Families and Friends is prepared and equipped to care for the flood of children entering the foster care system. We are dedicated to reaching as many children and foster parents as we possibly can in our community. We need your financial partnership to reach that goal.


At some point in life, we all need a helping hand. Lakeshore Foster Families and Friends is proving the support and resources to the children in our community who need it the most. We hope to continue this mission for many years to come. We are excited about the future of Lakeshore Foster Families and Friends and we have big plans ready to go. Let us take the next step together and build a community that will care for generations to come.


Wish List

Lakeshore Foster Families & Friends is always in need of in-kind donations. We have created a list of general items needed, here. We also have two online wish lists through Amazon, here and at Target. Online donations can be directly sent to us or you can arrange a time to drop them off at our office.  



We build customized partnerships by working with companies of all sizes, allowing them to give back to the community through Lakeshore Foster Families and Friends. For sponsorship opportunities, click here.


Host a Drive

You can help children get the essential items they need by hosting your own donation drive. It’s an easy way to give back to your community while leaving the planning to us. If you're interested, reach out and we can supply a flyer and/or social media posts for you! Here are the most needed items as of Spring 2024.

Have used items you're looking to donate?

If you donate them to Kids Gear on our behalf, we will receive a credit

from Kids Gear to give out to the families we serve.

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