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

175 youth recently took part in a survey to explore the needs of the aging out population. Of those surveyed, the top two answers regarding topics that were most important to them were education and housing.

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.

Announcements & Current Fundraisers

Roots & Wings Receives Award... More info...

Greetings from Roots & Wings' New Executive Director... More info...

Giving foster kids roots so they can grow wings... More info...



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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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