Adventure Bags Inc.

Rating: 4.93 stars   27 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Children & Youth

Address:

P O Box 702 Auburn GA 30011 USA

Mission:

The mission is to help distribute across Georgia ADVENTURE BAGS to agencies in Georgia. With these bags it is our desire to begin an ongoing opportunity to help agencies give children who are displaced something of their own to feel a sense of security when what they knew to be home, is not an option at that time.

Results:

Over 2,000 book bags have been distributed to agencies in 29 counties since our "kick off" October 15, 2011

Target demographics:

children in crisis.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

1069 children in 28 counties of GA

Geographic areas served:

/with 29 GA counties

Programs:

Book bags filled with essentials used every day as well as comfort items such as coloring books, crayons, journals, pens, pencils, small toy/activity and always a stuffed animal. These bags are given to children from infant to 18 years.

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678-425-0316
www.adventurebags.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I ride in the Adventure bags motorcycle ride every year. Its the one ride I never miss. I was once a social worker for Child Protective Services and I have been there when a child is uprooted from the only environment they have ever known. This non-profit was not around when I was doing the job,but here's the thing, the situation is already difficult enough. It's stressful on the child, the workers, and the parents. Remembering to get toothbrushes and teddy bears is the last thing on anyone's mind in that situation and even if you do remember, there is no guarantee that all parties will be cooperative. I've heard parents go as far as to say things like, "If the 'State' wants him, then they need to buy his clothes," and refuse to allow the child to take anything with him when he is placed in Foster Care. So I think what adventure bags does is awesome. Just the fact that the child gets a book-bag and a toothbrush can be a really big deal in some situations.

 
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As a community advocate, I see kids in crisis everyday in multiple counties throughout the state of Georgia. Often these kids leave home and never return for various reasons, the bags provide a sense of belonging as they truly are truly beginning of a new adventure.

 
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Adventure Bags is a fantastic organization that provides hope to children in transition. Debbie and the entire staff gives all they have in the form of time, money and love. I am truly impressed and grateful that I have had the opportunity to talk with Debbie.

 
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