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$22
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A LovedBy Box filled with goodies for Stephanie

Posted Mar 20, 2019
LovedBy Boxes are a beautiful way to spread some love to One Simple Wish Advisory Council members who have spent time in foster care. These awesome humans provide feedback on our programs, advise us on policy matters and share new ideas on how we can help the next generation of young people who are currently in foster care. To say thanks and "we love you", we will be sending them seasonal gift boxes filled with all kinds of goodies from our amazing supporters. This wish covers the cost of the box, shipping and a few fun fillers! If you want to know more about how to collect or donate items to these boxes, email danielle@onesimplewish.org anytime!

Stephanie is 45 years old and lives in Vancouver, WA

From Stephanie: "I have four-ish kids. I raised my sister, adopted her children when she couldn't care for them and am now raising my small great nephew. Being a parent is amazing and has taken a lot of work to change the dysfunctional cycle my biological family has has for generations. I went through foster care in the 80's and 90's during a time in which services didn't exist as much as they do now. I spent much of my childhood and early adult years feeling like I was at fault for how things went. I was embarrassed to talk about my feelings and trauma because I thought people would think I was selfish for wanting better. I have and still do struggle with severe PTSD from severe abuse and horrible neglect I graduate with my masters degree in 2016 and life has shown me some incredible things in this world. I get to work with children much like I was as a mental health therapist. I find the most joy in my job. I love my work and the kids and families I meet through it. My hobbies include lots of kid snuggle time with my youngest. I love reading books by Deborah Gray, Kent Hoffman, Dr. Siegel and books about how the mind heals. I also like to bake and cook for my family. In my spare time I run Bearable Bears and send bears to kids in crisis all over the world and I am working on writing a book"

The Wish Story

One Simple Wish posts the wish to the website.

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

Robert sent an update on the wish for Stephanie.

"Thanks for all you do to help others Stephanie! You are a blessing to others. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ―Pablo Picasso"

One Simple Wish sends the gift to the OSW Advisory Council for Stephanie.

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