MILWAUKEE (8/17/2012) - Children's Service Society of Wisconsin kicks off its second Ribbon Tie for Foster Care on Wisconsin Avenue at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20, at the Shops of Grand Avenue in downtown Milwaukee.
Employees from area businesses and members of the community will gather as volunteers to place ribbons around trees from 6th and Wisconsin proceeding east to Prospect Avenue. In addition to raising awareness for the critical need for foster homes in Milwaukee County, the event will introduce current foster care families to community members and potential new foster parents.
Who: Community members, volunteers and the media are invited to participate.
What: Ribbon Tie for Foster Care on Wisconsin Avenue.
Where: Begins at the Shops of Grand Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Milwaukee.
When: Registration begins at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20. The ribbon tie begins at 10 a.m. on 6th and Wisconsin Avenue proceeding east to Prospect Avenue.
Children's Service Society is the state's largest private, not-for-profit provider of child welfare services. From offices and family resource centers throughout the state, Children's Service Society offers activities and programs in four core service areas: out-of-home care; child and family counseling; public child welfare and prevention services . Children's Service Society is a member of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. The hospital is able to fulfill its mission thanks in part to philanthropic gifts and support from members of the community. For more information visit Children's Service Society at www.cssw.org.