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We love throwing fun events for families because they promote healthy childhood experiences and memories. Our events tend to have a hands-on element because doing projects and playing together promotes attachment between caregivers and kids.

UPCOMING  EVENTS

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Compelled to Care monthly family dinners with childcare are for current foster, adoptive and kinship families, as well as caregivers who serve with the Safe Families for Children program!

Speaker:
Chantel Rohr is an experienced conference speaker and mother of five who grew up in a home with parents who did foster care. Often times we can wonder how our choice to become foster parents affects our biological and adopted kids. Chantel will be sharing her experience of growing up in a foster family.

Dinner & childcare provided.

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Join us for Bargains & Blessings! A $25-fill-a-bag sale that raises money for our free community events for local foster, adoptive and kinship families!

Compelled to Care is partnering with Just Between Friends Olympia! 
JBF Olympia is one of the largest consignment events full of gently used baby & kids clothes, maternity clothes, kids shoes, books and baby gear.

100% of the money raised will go toward free community events like Thurston County Caregiver Appreciation, Summer BBQ and holiday events.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 12th | 10am-8pm

Former Bed, Bath & Beyond, Capital Mall

2405 4th Ave. W., Olympia, WA

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Join us for a resource giveaway event that is exclusively for non-profits that serve families, kids and youth!

 

Compelled to Care is partnering with Just Between Friends Olympia to bring this event to Thurston County. JBF Olympia is one of the largest consignment events full of gently used baby & kids clothes, maternity clothes, kids shoes, books and baby gear. At the end of this week-long sale consignors have the opportunity to give back to the community. 

Please register to attend.

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Join us for roller skating and hang out with other foster, adoptive and kinship families with youth ages 11+

 

Youth who volunteered at the Youth Fundraiser during the Pumpkin Patch Bash are free. Email Mrs. Cyndi for discount code.

Cost $12 for caregivers and youth - even if you are not skating. This includes the skate rental. 

Caregivers must be present at this event. 

Food will be provided.

Email cyndi@compelledtocare.com for more info.

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This fun Easter tradition started out small and has grown every year! 

 

We partner with The Local Olympia to egg our member's* yards on Easter Eve. We have egged houses from Covington to Shelton. There are three ways to get involved.

1. Donate plastic eggs and candy from our wish list that will be shipped directly to us.

2. Youth 11+ register to attend the service project on Friday, March 22nd and stuff eggs with candy.

3. Egg Member's yards on Easter Eve. Must be 18 years or older and complete a background check.

*Members you will be emailed a registration form to participate 

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