Every Little Bit Makes a Difference
Private donors contribute to this fund, allowing children in foster care to participate in common childhood activities, or purchase needed items not covered under state funding. If special needs funds through DCFS have been used or are not available, you, your caseworker, or the RFC may request up to $300 per child annually through the form below.
What Funds are Used For
Among other things, Wishing Well funds may be used to provide…
- music, dance, or karate lessons
- vacation expenses*
- team fees or sporting equipment
- eye contacts, school rings, yearbooks, or formal wear for prom
* Vacation requests are subject to limitations.