Chosen Inc. Announces Third Annual Walk to Support Foster and Adoptive Parenting
May 11 event to be held at Milwaukee County Zoo, and include all-day zoo admission
By: Chosen Inc.
The event will support the ever-growing outreach of Chosen, which is dedicated to "Fostering Forever Families" through spiritual, material, and emotional support for families built around adoption and foster parenting. Its long-term goals include opening a multi-family foster community to care for children in need of a loving home.
The May 11 walk steps off at 10 a.m. from the Flamingo Landing Picnic Area at the zoo. Registration opens at 9 a.m. Lunch follows at 11 a.m. at the Flamingo plaza.
"We're thrilled to once again walk with all our volunteers and supporters to raise awareness of the tireless work of foster and adoptive parents, and the need for more foster families to care for kids in crisis," said Karen Schlindwein, Executive Director of Education and Development for Chosen.
Participants in the 1.2-mile walk will get all-day zoo admission, parking, an event T-shirt, lunch and a Chosen goodie bag. Registration can be made at https://www.choseninlove.org/
Funds raised at the May 11 walk will support operations of The Family Closet (https://www.choseninlove.org/
Since its founding in 2016, Chosen has served more than 225 families from 10 counties, caring for more than 500 foster or adopted children. The Family Closet has given away more than 14,500 items to families since opening in May 2017.
May is National Foster Care Month, established in 1988 to recognize the role of foster parents in providing safe homes for children, helping both them and their birth families. Chosen shares resource referrals to other organizations and professionals to help adoptive and foster families.
More information about Chosen is available at www.choseninlove.org, by calling (262) 724-6736, or following on Facebook at www.facebook.com/