Your support allows us to continue our work helping older children in foster care make lifelong connections and find adoptive families. Thank you.

Donate in support of our work

Your donation is an investment in the future of deserving youth. It’s an affirmation of the importance of this work and a belief that together we can make a better life for the youth we serve.

Please support our efforts to help foster youth find the nurturing and support of a loving family as they prepare for adulthood.

Support DCFYI when you shop online

Your shopping can help teens find loving families. What could be more rewarding than that?

Sign up with any of these services and DCFYI will receive a small donation when you shop.

Much-needed funding for us at no cost to you.

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It only takes a few minutes to sign up; search for “Family and Youth Initiative.”

Partner with DCFYI

Become a partner; sponsor one (or more) of our events. Share information with your members and help others who might want to host, mentor or adopt learn about us.

Youth Needs

Help us meet needs of youth (especially those who have aged out of care and are now in their own apartments). Please contact us if you can provide any of the items shown on this spreadsheet. If you have items to donate, please complete the lower section of the spreadsheet and we will let you know if there is a youth  who can use those items. Thank you!