"Thank you for helping me."
"The shelter keeps me safe."
"I don't feel so alone anymore."
"Now I feel like I might have a normal life."

Volunteer Opportunities

Laura Dester Children’s Center – Children residing at the shelter

  • Activities
  • Outings
  • Holiday and Birthday Celebrations
  • Support Shelter Fund with In-Kind and Financial Donations

Children in Foster Care

  • Christmas for Kids Gift Program
  • Foster Family Christmas Party
  • Foster Parents Recognition Luncheon
  • Foster Family Resource Center
  • Support Children’s Fund with In-Kind and Financial Donations

Board of Directors

  • Professionals with legal, financial, business, social services and child welfare experience
  • Advocacy for all children in DHS Custody
  • Fundraising for Programs and Services
  • Event Planning