Mission Statement

Roots & Wings provides young adults who age out of the foster care system in New Jersey with safe housing, educational support, counseling, and life skills in order to empower them toward self-sufficiency.

Quick Facts

Nationwide, within two years of being closed out of foster care, 50% of these young people are unemployed and 1 in 4 become incarcerated.

GIRL SCOUTS HELP WITH OUR 2016 AUTHOR'S LUNCHEON

A COMMUNITY THAT CARES

AUTHOR JACQUELYN MITCHARD & AUTHOR CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE

ROOTS & WINGS GIVING TREE

Our Award-Winning Video

Please take a few minutes to view our Ava Gold Award-winning video: Imagine… a difference for aged-out foster youth.

Whole Foods 5% Day to Benefit Roots & Wings: Union County

June 27, 2017 - June 28, 2017

In partnership with Roots & Wings, Whole Foods Market, Clark & Millburn will be providing 5% of their net sales to our organization. Please join us on this day! 

June 27th at 1255 Raritan Road Unit #150 Clark, NJ 07066

June 28th at 2245 Springfield Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088

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    06.20.2016

    Roots & Wings receives the Not for Profit Excellence Award for Innovative Programs

    Roots & Wings received the annual Not for Profit Excellence Award for Innovative Programs at the recent Morris County Chamber of Commerce 2016 Not-for-Profit Conference....

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    04.07.2016

    You made Author's Lunch a fantastic success!

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