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"to connect the wishes and needs of children in Virginia Beach foster care with the generosity of our community. We provide the resources and support needed to give these children the opportunity to grow into positive and productive members of our community"
The Latest at CWW
A great 2020 Holiday season
With your support this holiday season, CWW was able to bring cheer, help, and love to local foster families throughout a notably difficult holiday season. WIth over $74,000 of donated goods distributed and an outdoor Santapalooza event that had the big red man himself taking notes, we at Connect With a Wish cannot thank you and our supporters enough for showing up in a new way to make this holiday season a home run!
In February, we will be making activity bags to help our foster youth stay occupied at home throughout the pandemic. Consider helping us from home by perusing our AmazonSmile wish list. We're requesting fun and helpful items on there to fill our bags*.
*As part of our COVID-19 precautions, we cannot accept used donations of any sort at this time. We're sorry to disappoint!
Volunteer of the quarter
Congrats and a thousand thank-yous to all of our Volunteer of the Quarters!
Fall 2019 - Jenn Robinson // Winter 2019 - Daniel Fagan
Spring 2020 - Colin Lowther // Summer 2020 - Katie Stevens
on the air
Collen Luksik, Vice President of CWW, recently gave a fantastic interview with 13 News Now about our holiday operations and how they will be affected by the ongoing pandemic. Have a look!
NEW ONLY DONATIONS REQUESTED - Stop by, and say hi! Bring a mask, please!
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Pajamas (all sizes and gender, ESP young boy's and men's)
Baby rattles, toys, and bath toys
Ethnic/Natural hair care products
Bars of Soap/body wash
Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion
Individual packs of tissue
Female hygiene products
Pacifiers and baby bottles
Toddler sippy and snack cups
Coloring books (both children and adult themed)
ALL SIZE UNDERWEAR (must be in package, unworn)
Girls & Boys body spray
Socks (Mens and Boys - all sizes)
Khaki/Work Pants/Dress Pants (Mens and Boys - all sizes)
NEW & UNUSED Boxers, Briefs, Boxer briefs (Mens and boys - all sizes)
NEW & UNUSED Undershirts - (Mens and Boys - all sizes)
Birthday-themed plates and napkins
Large birthday bags
$10 - $15 gift cards
NEW & UNUSED nail polish and makeup
NEW & UNUSED perfume and cologne
We greatly appreciate all donations. If you have any questions, please call our office at (757).337.2657
Suffolk Development Corp. in honor of Harry Davis
Pamela and Billy Stancill in honor of John Reid on his birthday.
John Hamilton in honor of Paula H. Owen
Nicole Ordway in honor of Mya and Jakob Loringer
Michael Falvey in honor of Renchen Greiner on her birthday.
CHKD Bayshore Circle Sisters in honor of Laura Putney
Ellen and Richard Moeller in remembrance of Daniel Pierce
Cheryl and Gerald McIntosh in remembrance of Daniel Pierce
Calvin Albers in remembrance of Daniel Pierce
Mosley Family in honor of the Ruppert Family
Julie and Paul Morgan in honor of Carlene & Rob Clark and Jessica Clark Morgan
Mr. and Mrs. Payne in honor of Russell and Michelle Payne