Hospitality is the cornerstone of Every Child. Volunteers embody this each and every day with Every Child.

Every Child focuses on meeting tangible needs for foster children and families in Oregon communities. Opportunities differ from county to county.

Tangible Needs

Goods or services that directly support children in foster care, families, and DHS staff. Signature opportunities include:


Welcome Boxes

provide children in foster care with special items while sitting in a DHS office.

Launch Boxes

assist youth who are aging out of foster care with items to help them get on their feet.

Emergency Needs

from DHS are shared with community members to better support children in foster care.

Flash Boxes

offer a surprise dose of encouragement to foster families.

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Service Opportunities

One-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities to generously
support children, families and DHS staff.
Signature opportunities include:

Service Projects

at DHS offices include clothing closet and food pantry creation, cleaning days, and more.

DHS Staff Appreciation

events express gratitude to the individuals who’ve committed their lives to caring for children and families in crisis in our community.

Royal Family KIDS Camp and Mentoring Club

Offering foster children six to twelve years old life-changing experiences through summer camps and one-on-one mentoring.

Foster Parents' Night Out

A unique program that provides consistent respite care to DHS foster parents.

Foster Family Support

connects caring community volunteers with foster families in need of support.