Breakfast At Tiffany’s?

Eileen & Callie’s Place had the privilege of participating in the first  Brave Mini Meetup at the Salvation Army Church  in White Center. The event centered around wellness and body positivity and an inspirational keynote by The Healthy Edge CEO, Amber Thiel.  The girls enjoyed a cross-fit class, preparing dinner, and learning a choreographed dance to “This
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Give a Birthday Gift for Christmas!

         I’m aging out of foster care and all I want for Christmas is a Birthday Party! Sadly, many girls aging out of foster care have never experienced the joy of a birthday party, and turning 18 has not been a time to celebrate but rather a time of uncertainty and anxiety, without clear direction
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4th Annual Benefit Breakfast

4th Annual Benefit Breakfast Served Up Great Results.  Thank You for donating over $16,000 at our 4th Annual Benefit Breakfast.  Alki Bakery served up a scrumptious meal, Jamerika Haynes, the current Ms .Evergreen and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus welcomed our guests and Captain Lisa Barnes once again captivated the audience as she shared her story of being in over
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Celebrate 18!

Billed as the greatest, most exciting, biggest blessing birthday party ever Celebrate 18! is just around the corner. Preparations are being finalized to honor 100 girls turning 18 and aging out of the foster care system with clothes, shoes, jewelry, makeovers, resource connections and gifts galore this July. Each girl will receive a new 22″ rolling duffel bag
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Eileen & Callie’s Place honored

Eileen & Callie’s Place was honored as a HERO at the Federal Way Public Schools Fourth Annual Heroes Banquet. The organization was recognized along with several other community organizations, volunteers, and school staff for their contributions and support of the schools and student-scholars and specifically for mentoring at Todd Beamer and Federal Way High Schools. On
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Foster Alum Serves and Empowers

I had the pleasure of accompanying Jamerika Haynes, foster alum, advocate, and currently Ms. Evergreen, to Treehouse where she presented them with Miss Jessie’s curly hair products needed by many ethnic girls in foster care. (Jamerika is Ms. Evergreen State 2018 through the USA Ambassador Pageant. Her service platform is ‘A Chance to Succeed: Empowering Youth in Foster Care.’ In July,
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Passages 2018

      The Independent Living Program & Children’s Administration hosted Passages 2018, an annual event celebrating the accomplishments of youth in foster care who are either graduating high school or completing their GED.  Graduates shared their accomplishments, their post-secondary plans and acknowledged those in attendance who had supported  them. The evening was full of  food, fun,
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