Events

Check our Calendar for dates and times!

March

Princess Ball – Little girls get to meet and spend time with their favorite Princesses. This event is sponsored by several agencies and benefits the Longest Day of Play

April – Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheel Planting – We “plant” pinwheels at the beginning of the month to represent the number of calls that are made to the agency with concerns for children.
• Annual Community Luncheon – This is our chance to share our success stories with the community by giving “Rising Up/Moving On” awards to children, adult survivors or families who have overcome the challenges and adversity in their lives. We also give out our “Above and Beyond” awards to caregivers, community partners or individuals who have shown their commitment to helping children and their families succeed.
• Wear Blue Campaign – One day during the month is designated as “Wear Blue Day” to show your commitment to child abuse prevention.

May – Foster Parent Appreciation Month

• Each year we hold a special event to thank our foster parents for opening their hearts and homes to children in need.

June

Longest Day of Play – Each year several area agencies collaborate to bring this free family event to Lake Shore Park on the 3rd Saturday of June.

August

• Ashtabula County Fair – Look for our table in the Commercial Building and join us for fun activities on Kids Day.
• Starting Fresh Back 2 School Event – Held at the Ashtabula County Fair Ground. This free event is sponsored by the Partnership for a Revolution. children in need can receive haircuts, back-to-school supplies, hygiene kits, shoes, fresh produce, socks and underwear, and much more.

September

• Friends of Children Services Annual 4 Person Golf Scramble – held the 2nd Saturday of September at Hickory Grove Golf Course to benefit the Children’s Trust Fund.

November – National Adoption Month

• Each year we hold a special event for all of our families who finalized their adoption during the year.

December

• To celebrate the holidays, we distribute the many gifts that are donated by organizations, families and individuals who have “adopted” our foster children for the Holidays.