Providing an opportunity for every person
to help children heal, learn and thrive.

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Your contribution helps the Children's Foundation of America support abused, abandoned, neglected and other underserved children placed into programs such as foster care, residential therapeutic campuses, mental health programs, crisis centers and more. Donors can designate specific recipients—a local foster care office, a scholarship fund, residential campuses—or make donations on behalf of, or in memory of others. We accept many forms of donation, such as gifts in kind, stock, or monetary, and have varied avenues for contribution, including planned giving and recurring online donation. Join us today—your generosity will help build a brighter tomorrow for children in need.
Please make checks payable to Children's Foundation of America (even if designating for Trinity Youth Services scholarships). Our mailing address is P.O. Box 1210, Claremont, CA1711.

“Many of our kids get so excited to receive a bike. The majority have never had their own.” –Dionne B., Social Worker
How Your Gift Will Make an Impact
Your $15 donation provides activities for youth on a residential therapeutic campus.
Your $25 donation pays for a birthday or holiday gift for a child in out of home placement.
Your $50 donation funds tutoring for a child who has fallen behind in school due to traumatic changes in their life.
Your $100 donation buys a yearbook, cap and gown for a teen graduating from high school.
Your $200 donation sponsors a youth in need for summer camp or music lessons.
*These are just some examples of the many things the Children’s Foundation of America provides to foster children and youth to ensure they have the same opportunities and experiences as their non-fostered peers.
“This gift is for me? I must have really been good.” –Isaiah, 9

Join Our Star Membership Program
Giving monthly ensures steady funding for children in need. Your monthly gift means a child will have a birthday present, school supplies, graduation cap and gown and other everyday items throughout the year that mean so much to a child seeking normalcy. Members receive a thank you gift, membership newsletter and members’ acknowledgment event. To join our mission to help children heal, learn and thrive, sign up for our Star Membership Program by giving monthly. Click here or the "Monthly" button above to get started.

Star $10 to $41 per month
Hero $42 to $83 per month
Champion $84+ per month

Contribute to Scholarships
The Children's Foundation of America awards $55,000 in scholarships annually to former foster youth seeking to attain independence. Applicants must be enrolled in good standing in college or a vocational program as a full time student or as a part-time while employed. Scholarship recipients can reapply until the age of 24. Click here to learn more about our educational funds.

Make a Planned Gift
Leave a legacy. The Children's Foundation of America provides support today for children in need and continuously make plans to continue supporting them as well as children in the future. Consider partnering with us to leave make an impact for years to come. Click here to learn about making a planned gift.

Donate Gifts In-Kind
We accept donations of items for children ages 0-18 including NEW and UNUSED stuffed animals, toys, care packages, baby items, birthday party items, gift cards (food and clothing preferred), books, makeup, toiletries, blankets, board games, DVDs (G-PG13), video games (E-Teen), sports balls, clothing for all ages, baby learning toys, dolls, outdoor activities and more. To inquire about donating items, contact 1.800.KIDS.730 or email
*Our policy on used items: The Children's Foundation of America will not distribute any old or used items to children who have already felt like they have been tossed away, instead we will only provide children in need with brand new items of their very own. Thank you for your thoughtful cooperation.

Support When You Shop
When you shop at Ralph's, Food 4 Less, or shop at specific shops on designated days, you can shop and support children in need! Also, during Giving Tuesday or National Foster Care Month, many businesses donate a percentage to the Children's Foundation of America on fundraiser days. Click here to learn more.

Attend a Fundraiser
We hold several events throughout the year to raise funds in support of children in need. From our Trinity Classic Golf Tournament & Fundraiser to our Holiday Heroes Gift Drive, we provide opportunities for every person to help trauma-affected children heal, learn and thrive. Check out our events page here or sign up to "Join our Community" below to get updates through our monthly newsletter.