The National Voice of Foster Parents



NFPA is honored to be part of the combined federal campaign.

Thank you for considering us as your charity of choice. Your pledge means the National Foster Parent Association can continue our mission to be a national voice for foster, kinship, and adoptive families through networking, education, and advocacy.

Our CFC charity code is #11817


real life

Kathy Harrison, a foster mom, had just taken a new placement to the ER, a 10-month old baby boy with bruises on his face and his eye nearly swollen shut. They drew many not-so-pleasant stares in the ER waiting room. In her words, “Not for the last time, I wished for a T-shirt that said, ‘Don’t blame me. I’m just the foster mom.’ Subsequent X-rays showed David had five broken ribs and healed fractures in his arm. “I couldn’t erase the last ten months for David. I couldn’t make any promises for the future. For now, I could keep him safe and warm. I could rock him and sing him a lullaby, which is what I did until he fell asleep in my arms. At that moment, foster care became not just something I did but part of who I was and who I could be. I could make a difference, a real difference in a child’s life. This baby would never know about me. Still, because I had loved him, cared about him, I was a part of him. It made me feel that what I did matter in a way it hadn’t before.” Katherine Harrison, Another Place at the Table


What is CFC?

An annual opportunity for Federal employees, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is one of the largest workplace giving campaigns in the world. Over the past 56 years, Federal employees have raised more than $8 billion for thousands of local, national and international charities, providing a steady stream of unrestricted funds to support their work throughout the year.

For more information about NFPA, please contact us at info@NFPAOnline.org or (800) 557-5238

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their hearts and their homes to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US. NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves support and a permanent family.

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