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Helping children in therapeutic foster care

(l. – r.): Fletcher Preuninger, Leann Tavoso, Michelle Williams, Bob Jones, Karen Hofstetter, and Becky Simpson.

(Paramus, NJ) September 24, 2014 – Children’s Aid and Family Services’ Woodlea/Path I Advisory Council hosted a fundraising event to support tutoring and recreational activities for children in therapeutic foster care. “We are tremendously grateful to our dedicated volunteers who care so much about our children,” says Bob Jones, Ph.D., president & CEO of Children’s Aid and Family Services. “Their support helps us give our children the extras that a family would usually supply, such as outings to sporting events and plays, music and dance lessons, birthday parties and furnishings for the homes. These experiences help our children feel valued, which contributes to their healing.”

About Children’s Aid and Family Services and the Woodlea/Path I Advisory Council

The Woodlea/Path I Advisory Council is a group of dedicated community volunteers whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for the children in the Path I home for young boys and Woodlea home for young girls who have suffered abuse and neglect.
Children’s Aid and Family Services is one of the leading nonprofit human services organizations serving northern New Jersey. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for more than 110 years. Its mission is to preserve, protect and, when needed, provide families. Motivated by compassion for vulnerable children, young adults, frail elderly and their families, it provides high-quality and innovative services that meet their social, educational and emotional needs. For more information on Children’s Aid and Family Services, call 201.261.2800 or visit www.cafsnj.org.