Hope happens in moments.

Be a Champion in the Moment.

This is a list of immediate needs of children, families, and young adults in the foster care system. This is your opportunity to get involved in a foster child's life, Now.

Today's Needs

7yo girl needs a new bed!

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baby boy arrived home from hospital; he needs a crib!

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premature baby unexpectedly living with relatives; they need a baby monitor

Meet This Need

In North Carolina, 89% of children entering the foster care system do so because of neglect.

Neglect is not the result of one traumatic event. It is the product of hundreds of small, hurtful moments in a foster child's life. While meeting one need will not erase a story of neglect, it can create a moment for one child or one family to feel hope.

Be a champion and make the most of a moment for one child or one family.

How it Works

Browse available needs.

Choose from the list of immediate needs.

Purchase the item identified in the need profile.

Ship the item to the address provided.

Get Started Now

Watch this demo video to learn more.

Watch as Congregations for Kids walks you through the CAREnow platform. If you have any follow up questions regarding the platform or Congregations for Kids, please send an email to carenow@cfknc.org.

We are proud to partner with, and support, our local Department of Social Services and Youth and Family Services agencies. We believe this platform will serve as an example of how community partners can aide not only vulnerable children and their families, but the agency staff that supports those individuals. CAREnow is an asset to all working with vulnerable children in Mecklenburg County.

Download our end-of-year report to see how Congregations for Kids is making a difference in Mecklenburg County.

Ensuring a child's safety requires a collaborative effort among family, agency staff, and the community. We wholeheartedly welcome Congregations for Kids and their efforts to provide children and families concrete support and other tangible needs that cannot be attained through other resources.

– Division Deputy Director, Mecklenburg County

Featured Needs

This a list of immediate needs of children, families, and young adults in the foster care system. This is your opportunity to get involved in a foster child's life, Now.

7yo girl needs a new bed!

Meet This Need

baby boy arrived home from hospital; he needs a crib!

Meet This Need

premature baby unexpectedly living with relatives; they need a baby monitor

Meet This Need