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A comfortable and stylish jacket for Jalen who has been struggling with his self-image

Posted Apr 3, 2024
Jalen has been suffering from Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), and his foster family would like to take him on a vacation to London to celebrate successfully completing treatment at an inpatient program for his ARFID. Jalen is really excited and has had a very rough few months focused on his self-image. Jalen requests a Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Fleece Jacket to take with him on his vacation to London. This jacket would give Jalen warmth and comfort and make him feel much better about his self-image on the trip. Jalen's trip is later this month, and it's still cold in London. This jacket will be such a great addition to Jalen's wardrobe.

Jalen is 20 years old and lives in CA

Jalen is a current non-minor dependent foster youth who has low self-esteem issues due to his parents' verbal and emotional abuse. Jalen has overcome adversity from the abuse and is now in a supportive living situation with a foster family that truly cares about his well-being. Jalen reported that for the first time, he is feeling positive about his capabilities as a student-athlete. In high school, Jalen was a track and field star and won several track meets as a senior. Jalen was given a scholarship due to his athletic abilities and is excited for that adventure. Jalen is working very hard and doing his best in both academics and sports, as he is reporting that he is getting A's thus far in college.

The Wish Story

CA DCFS - Los Angeles County requests this wish for Jalen.

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Awesome Human grants the wish for Jalen! Thanks Awesome Human.

"Jalen, I hope you enjoy your gift! The Patagonia Retro Jacket is my favorite and I know you are going to love it too!"

One Simple Wish sends the gift to the CA DCFS - Los Angeles County for Jalen.

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