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Impact A Foster Care Child's Future

Contribute to one of our yearly events!

Every day, youth in society are exposed to unhealthy and unstable futures. OCJ Kids mission is to equip foster and at-risk children and youth by providing them tools, resources, and positive role models to succeed and excel in every area of life. These events impact these kids’ futures.

 

2023 Events

Adulting Summit

This summer event is designed for foster teens ages 14- 18 to garner the life stills and resources they will need to succeed in the working world as they prepare to age out of the system. 

April 1st 2023

  • $10   – Provides a student with Resources and workshops for the day
  • $50   – Provide a full day of activities plus lunch

Event Day Volunteer

Resume Mentor:

work with 1 to 2 teens at a time, helping them fill out their resume.

Mock Interview Assessor:

interviewing teens to give them experience and feed back to help them  succeed at job interviews.

Saturday, April 1st

8:45am – 3:10pm

Vendor Table

We are looking for partners to set up a booth at the fair to introduce the attendees to possible resources and career path choices.

Saturday April 1st

7:45am – 10:30am

if you are interested please contact

Bearizona - Day at the Zoo

Bearizona

This summer event is designed for one group home per day to take their kids to Bearizona. 

The kids and staff get to drive through the wildlife park, eat lunch and walk through the zoo portion. 

June 12, 13, 14,15,16 and July 10, 11,12, 13, 14

  • $55 - Sponsor one child's attendance.
  • $100 - Provide gas for one group home.
  • $200 - Provide lunch at Canyonlands Restaurant for one group home.
  • $500 - Sponsor the entire experience for one group home.

Sponsor One Child’s Attendance

$55

Provide Gas for One Group Home

$100

Provide Lunch at Canyonlands Restaurant for One Group Home

$200

Sponsor the Entire Experience for One Group Home

$500

Summer Reading Program

May 24 through July 19, 2023.

  • $5 - Provide one experiment for one child.
  • $60 - Sponsor one child for the whole summer.
  • Volunteer - One session, one day, every Wednesday.

Tools 4 Success

School Supply Drive to benefit foster youth living in group homes. 

June 1 through July 24, 2023. See the list of items we need for each grade: here.

Drop Off Location

OCJ Kids: 21630 N 9th Ave. Ste 103, Phoenix, AZ 85027

Giving Options

Whether you choose to (1) donate school supplies to the drive, (2) give financially through our success sponsorship, or (3) donate your time by volunteering, we are grateful for your valuable contributions!

Be A Success Sponsor

One Entrance Fee

$15

One Backpack and Supplies

$40

Entire Group Home Entrance Fee and Supplies

$550

Be An Event Volunteer

Backpack Prep Volunteer

Tuesday July 25th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wednesday July 26th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Thursday July 27th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Friday July 28th

8:00am – 11:00am

Event Day Volunteer

Foster care children will enjoy playing mini-golf and receive their school supplies and backpacks at Castles -n- Coasters.

Saturday, July 29th

7:00am – 10:00am

One Bright Star

Toy Drive to benefit foster youth living in group homes. 

OCt26th through Dec 5, 2022. See the list of items we need:  Click Here

Drop Off Location

OCJ Kids: 21630 N 9th Ave. Ste 103, Phoenix, AZ 85027

Giving Options

Whether you choose to (1) donate toys to the drive, (2) give financially through our success sponsorship, or (3) donate your time by volunteering, we are grateful for your valuable contributions!

Be A Success Sponsor

One Entrance Fee

$15

One Child's Gifts

$40

Entire Group Home Entrance Fee and Gifts

$550

Be An Event Volunteer

Gift Wrapping Volunteer

 

Tuesday Dec 4th

10:00am – 2:00pm

Tuesday Dec 5th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Tuesday Dec 6th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Tuesday Dec 7th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Tuesday Dec 8th

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Event Day Volunteer

Saturday Dec 9th

9:00am – 1:00pm

Sunday Dec 10th

1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

OUR MISSION

Youth are amazing! They hope, dream, challenge, learn and lay the groundwork for their futures and ours.  The education, experience and family values instilled in a teen will follow them for the rest of their lives.  Every day, youth in society are exposed to unhealthy and unstable futures.

OCJ Kids’ mission is to equip foster and at-risk children and youth by providing them tools, resources, and positive role models to succeed and excel in every area of life.

MONTHLY SPONSORSHIP

SPONSOR A CHILD
LIVING IN A GROUP HOME

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

BECOME A VALUABLE PART
OF OUR CARING TEAM

ONE BRIGHT STAR

HELP A FOSTER CHILD DISCOVER

THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS