Michigan Lawmakers Should Allocate Federal Aid Earmarked For Foster Kids | Opinion

Source: Detroit Free Press School is about to start for the fall, bills and rent are due and Michigan youth who were raised by the foster care system are struggling with the ongoing economic and [...]


State Takes Steps to Send Stimulus Checks to Older Foster Care Alumni

Source: Michigan’s Children, Speaking for Kids The Whitmer Administration has started notifying foster care alumni – young people between the ages of 23 and 26 – of their plans to send [...]


An Open Letter to Governor Whitmer and Michigan’s State Legislators

Dear Governor Whitmer, In December 2020, the United States Congress passed the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act (H.R. 7947). This act designated funding specifically [...]


Local Girl Prepares Homemade Meals for Southeastern Michigan Foster Youth

Since 2006, the Park West Foundation has been dedicated to supporting young people who have aged out of Michigan’s foster care system. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation has realized [...]


Park West Foundation Honors Foster Care Graduates from the Class of 2019

Graduation ceremonies are always emotional, but the Park West Foundation’s Class of 2019 graduation was particularly moving this year. On July 17, the Park West Foundation held their annual [...]


Park West Foundation Sponsors New Traveling Museum Exhibition on the Revolutionary Work of Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí is one of the most famous artists of the 20th century, but there are far more aspects to the artist’s career than just his notoriously mind-bending paintings. In 2018, an exciting [...]


Park West Foundation Presents Alexandre Renoir at the Monthaven

Did you miss the chance to visit artist Alexandre Renoir’s solo exhibition at the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. The Park West [...]


Claude Monet Is Coming to Detroit—With the Help of Park West Gallery

Park West Gallery is bringing one of the founding fathers of the Impressionist movement to the gallery’s hometown—Detroit. Park West Gallery and the Park West Foundation are sponsoring “Monet: [...]


Park West Foundation Supports Fostering Future Scholarship

Less than 1 percent of Michigan foster youth who go on to college will graduate. In spite of these bleak odds, the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund is working to improve these statistics, [...]


Autumn de Forest Inspires Kids at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center

 Artistic prodigy Autumn de Forest knows better than most how exposure to art at a young age can positively impact a child, which is why she contributed her time and talents to the Art Horizons [...]

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