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A Workshop for Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Youth

A Workshop for Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Youth

LEARN TO CODE is a workshop for young people ages 12 to 16* who have foster, adoptive, or relative families. The kids who attend will learn how to code their own program with the guidance of experts. They will leave having learned the basics of software programming. They’ll also leave with a special surprise that will enable continued … Continue reading

Your Gifts at Work

Your Gifts at Work

As we head into the new year, Many Lights continues to be a catalyst for creating a purpose-filled multigenerational community model in the Puget Sound region. With Tacoma in sight as our first location, our intention is to help traumatized children heal in the arms of strong, stable families and nurturing communities. By enhancing supports … Continue reading

A Gift of Connection

A Gift of Connection

As a child, did you have an older person who was special to you or helped guide you? As an adult, have you ever taken a young person under your wing? If so, you understand there is a connection between a mentor and a child that is meaningful and unique. The comfort and enhanced self-worth … Continue reading

A Gift of Education

A Gift of Education

Let us paint a picture … a child in foster care is ripped from his family and loses connection with the only friends he’s ever known. He moves so often to different foster homes that he’s confused, he has no idea who he is living with or where. These moves also mean a change of … Continue reading

A Gift of Belonging

A Gift of Belonging

A sense of belonging is a common need and desire we all have throughout our lives. Belonging comes out of stability and connection to others who care about us. Children do much better when they have a stable family and a place to call home, go to the same school, grow up with neighborhood friends and … Continue reading