Half million to benefit foster care children

Eric Johnston and a check presentation

Originally posted on the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s website

March 9, 2022

More than half a million dollars will benefit the needs of foster children and children in crisis situations in the Lower Shore community. The Nordstrom Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore was created by Ray and Bonnie Nordstrom after they were inspired to grow their impact while continuing to make a difference in the lives of area children.

“We have worked with so many local organizations serving families in need, but our hearts are always drawn to the children. They are our future and we want to help them, in some small way, to be the best they can be,” says Bonnie Nordstrom. “I hear of foster care children being moved to new families with all their belongings in a black plastic bag. Our hope is to provide some basic resources to less advantaged children, so that personal dignity and well-being is elevated during the experience.”

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