AFS Campaigns & Special Events - 2018 / 2019

Jennifer Harper, M.A., M.B.A.
Director, Development and Marketing
Alternative Family Services
Wish Upon a Backpack - Northern California
June - August 2018
Host a backpack / school supplies drive to raise awareness and supplies for foster youth. Collect backpacks and school supplies. Then have a volunteer drop off your collections at any AFS office - click here to learn more.
Holiday Funtastics for Foster Youth: Oakland - learn more
Help hundreds of foster youth celebrate the holiday season by helping setup and manage the Holiday Open House for hundreds of foster youth served by AFS. Distribute gifts, help serve holiday meal, entertainment, etc.

OAKLAND​ - Volunteer application for 2018 Funtastic - register now
  • Event Setup - Friday December 14, 2018
  • Holiday Funtastic for Foster Youth - Saturday December 15, 2018
Wish Upon a Wreath Holiday Drive, Northern California
November - December 2018
Help hundreds of foster youth celebrate the holiday season by hosting a holiday drive or hosting a holiday party. Click here to learn more
It's Still All About the Kids 40th Anniversary Gala
February 28, 2019
Salesforce East - Ohana Room
Join the supporters, staff and families that have helped care for thousands of Northern California foster youth since 1978. Click here to learn more