In recognition of National Foster Care Month, your donations throughout May (up to $15,000) will be matched! We call it #matchedinMay.  Looking for other ways to participate in Foster Care Month? Do you want to support foster youth, but you don’t know how? Here are some ideas!

If you have a few minutes . . .
Donate to EBCLO–your donation will be #matchedinMay!
Designate EBCLO as the charity to receive .5% of your Amazon purchases.
Watch a short video to learn about California Youth Connection–a youth led legislative advocacy organization supporting foster youth.
Follow EBCLO on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
If you are a parent of a child with mental health needs in CA (whether in foster care or not), take this brief survey to help us educate California’s parents and caregivers.
Shop at Sports Basement and designate EBCLO as your Basementeer beneficiary.

If you have a couple hours . . .
Join us at Friday’s Child premier on May 7 from 7:30-9 at Century Theater in Hayward for a movie about a former foster youth.
Write to Governor Newsom in support of full funding statewide for dependency counsel–ask him for a $70 million increase in the 2019-20 budget.
Watch Foster–a new HBO documentary about children in LA’s child welfare system premiering May 7.

Even more time?
Become a mentor and advocate for foster youth through CASA. Click here to volunteer in Alameda County and click here for CASA opportunities around the country.
Become a foster parent. Too many of our clients are placed too far from their communities–help us fix that.