Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin community services hosts ribbon tie for foster care event

August 14, 2014

DSC_0720Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services hosted its fifth Ribbon Tie for Foster Care on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at The Shops of Grand Avenue in downtown Milwaukee. This year the event has expanded to the Children’s Hospital Community Services office in West Allis.
Volunteers from area businesses and members of the community gathered to place ribbons around trees from 6th Street and Wisconsin Avenue, proceeding east to Prospect Avenue, in Milwaukee, and 70th Street south to Greenfield Avenue, continuing west to 76th Street, in West Allis. In addition to raising awareness for the critical need for foster homes in Milwaukee County, the event introduced current foster care families to community members and potential new foster parents. Pictured at the event are (from left) Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin community services recruitment specialist Amy Basting, and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin marketing and communications specialist Anthony Smith.