A few weeks ago, the Seattle Times published an article in their “Project Homelessness” section illustrating the problem our foster care system is facing with a lack of foster homes to place children in. According to a report released from the Washington Family and Children’s Ombuds, in King and a few northern counties, the overall nights that foster children had to spend in hotels was more than 1,000 in the year between Sep 2017 and Aug 2018!
In August, 2018, OMD received a $40,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to begin formalizing fundraising efforts and strategically build a model for sustainable, strategic growth.
Vancouver-based nonprofit Office Moms & Dads (OMD) is proud to announce their Clark County Volunteer Coordinator, Darcy Blankenship, is to be a recipient of the Peter R. Marsh Foundation’s Silent Servant Award
OMD team gets interviewed on local TV station NCWLife
“On mission and on task: 2017 brought about exciting changes to the OMD organization.”
The Lynnwood, Wa Office Moms & Dads, together with Sowing Roots and Fostering Together, are hosting a gigantic holiday party for foster kids this December!
As I navigated the maze of cubicles hung with beautiful quilts, I donned a black apron embroidered with “Office Mom” in purple.
National Adoption Day is November 16, 2017. Office Moms & Dads volunteers, in partnership with the DSHS Adoption Services team, are looking for donations of gift baskets for adoptive families in Clark County, Washington.
Seattle’s NBC King5 News covers Office Moms & Dads in the story Non-profit helps foster kids in Washington.
Five K-12 technology leaders, including Zach Desjarlais from Vancouver Public Schools, were named 2017 NextGeneration Leaders on March 31. Desjarlais is the only honoree from Washington state or the West Coast.