Foster Care Fortnight 2015 is just around the corner! Running from 1st-14th June 2015, the annual campaign started by The Fostering Network aims to encourage a people with the right skills and qualities to foster to come forward to meet the needs of children in care. You can find out more about Foster Care Fortnight here.
The theme this year is ‘make a connection’, so to celebrate Compass will be hosting parties up and down the country for all of our staff, young people, carers and their family and friends. It’s really a chance to get together in order to celebrate your continued support and commitment in making a difference to children’s lives. It will also be an opportunity for us to say thank you for all the amazing work you do all year round! Have a read below of some of the events we’ve got planned for the day.
Cymru – River Party
We’ll be having Fish n’ Chips and ice-cream to celebrate from 11am onwards. We will be meet in Betws-y-Coed before heading down to the river. So bring your wellies to paddle, a blanket to sit on and a board game to play; Ludo, Dominoes or Frustration to name a few!
Manchester – Picnic Party
In Mancherster we’re hosting a picnic in a park from 11am onwards. There will be a picnic, refreshments and a number of activities for young and old, including pitch & putt, adventure playground and a boating lake. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!
Leeds – Food, Fun & Games
Over in Leeds there will be a selection of Food, Fun & Games for everyone to enjoy at a local Baptist Church starting from 3pm onwards.
Loughborough – Funday
Our Central team will be holding a funday at the Loughborough office. There’s going to be a picnic, free ice cream van, bouncy castle, giant games and more!
Hornchurch – Party
London and Eastern will be hosting party with food and drink at the Hornchurch Office to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight and also to give Gary Nolf Operations Manager a good send off.
Findon – Garden Party
Families Fostering is putting on a garden party and picnic from 11 – 3pm in Findon. There’s going to be fun and games for all attending
If you are a staff member or carer, please RSVP to your local centre if you’d like to come so that we can make sure we supply you all with enough food and drink!