Foster Family Services

Share Your Joy by Donating A Gift    for At-Risk and Foster Youth!

Through December 18th, Aspiranet is proud to partner with more than 200 Starbucks locations throughout California to support at-risk and foster youth with gifts during the holidays.

How the Gift Drive Works

  1. Select a gift tag at your local Starbucks and shop for a gift
  2. Attach the tag to your unwrapped gift
  3. Return the gift to your local Starbucks
  4. Aspiranet will deliver your gift to an at-risk or foster youth

or…Donate Now

Visit AspiranetHolidays.org to learn more about how you can change a child’s life this holiday season.

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Starbucks 2016 Gift Drive Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How does the Starbucks gift drive work?
A: The Starbucks Gift Drive runs from November 21st to December 18th. Pick up a gift tag from one of these participating Starbucks stores or Donate Online. The tag will contain a special holiday wish from an Aspiranet youth. Here are the steps for donating a gift:

  • Select a gift tag and shop for a gift
  • Attach this tag to your unwrapped gift
  • Return the gift to your local Starbucks
  • Aspiranet will deliver your gift to the at-risk or foster youth

Q: How do I get a Tax Receipt for my gift?
A: Just visit our Tax Receipt Page for a tax deductible receipt.

Q: What is your organization’s Tax ID number?
A: Our Tax ID number is #94-2442955. Aspiranet is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations with locations throughout California.

A: Q: What if I have specific questions about the item requested on my wish tag?
Sometimes a donor may wish to confirm a size, color or other detail pertaining to an at-risk or foster youth’s wish. If you have questions about a particular wish, please contact Leanne Coronado at (844) 791-9281 or email Holidays@Aspiranet.org and she will connect with our local office to confirm the wish details.

Q: If I missed the December 18th deadline should I still drop off my gift?
A: Aspiranet cannot guarantee that gifts returned to Starbucks after December 18th will make it to the child in time for Christmas. However, any gifts returned after the deadline will still be used to brighten the lives of youth who are at-risk or in foster care.

Q: Who are the children that receive gifts from the holiday drive?
A: Aspiranet serves youth who are placed in foster care, residing in residential care, in the process of being adopted, transitioning out of foster care, or who are part of families that are at-risk and participating in programs that provide extra support. Aspiranet staff work with at-risk and foster youth to collect wishes for the holidays. Aspiranet also collects gifts for youth who may come into care close to the holidays in order to ensure that each youth receives a gift. Once gifts are collected they are given to the at-risk and foster youth at annual holiday parties or during regular visits between Aspiranet staff and youth.

Q: Are there other ways that I can get involved and change the life of a child forever?
A: In addition to donating a gift at your local Starbucks there are a number of other ways you can help:

  • Donate online to help support the needs of children and youth
  • Learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent.
  • Explore our career page to learn about opportunities to work with children and youth
  • Sign up for Aspiranet email updates to learn about ongoing ways to get involved

Thank you for sharing your light this holiday season by donating a holiday gift to child in need!

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