Camas-Washougal Post-Record: Holiday Magic Brings Joy to Foster Children

Washingtonians have a chance to help brighten the holidays this year for the more than 8,000 children and teens in the state’s foster care system.

“This year has been challenging in so many ways, and youth in foster care have shouldered some of the heaviest burdens,” said Spencer Sheridan, senior event coordinator for Treehouse, a Seattle-based nonprofit that aims to provide a better childhood and future for foster care youth throughout Washington state. “A meaningful holiday gift or warm clothes can make all the difference in a child’s confidence and determination to persevere,” Sheridan said.

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Treehouse’s annual “Holiday Magic” program has gone virtual this year with online donation drives and an easy-to-navigate online holiday wish list filled with clothes, toys, technology and other gifts specially curated for foster youth. Read More >>

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