Donate Now

As CAP does not receive governmental support, we depend on public donations to continue our crucial work. Donate through our secure server, by phone through Lauri McKnight at 888-835-8802 or 585-232-5110, or by check to Children Awaiting Parents (176 Anderson Avenue, Suite F202, Rochester, NY, 14607).

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Celebrate with a Donation

Encourage donations to Children Awaiting Parents in lieu of receiving gifts at your next big event or make a donation as your party favor. Helping kids in foster care find forever families is an amazing way to commemorate your special event!

Help Children for Decades to Come

Include Children Awaiting Parents in your estate planning to ensure that we continue to find forever families for waiting children far into the future. Please consult your attorney or financial advisor. 

Get your Business or Organization Involved in FUN-draising or Gift Matching!

Want to make the most of your charitable gift? Donate to CAP through your place of business and encourage your employer to MATCH your contribution!

Or have fun with your coworkers while raising money for a worthy cause!  Learn more >>

Become an Adoptive Parent

CAP will work with you on all the steps to adoption, from an Informational Meeting (held the second and last Tuesday of every month), through training, search and match, adoption finalization, and beyond. To start the process, contact Veronica Black at or 585-232-5110.  There is also helpful information in our blog >>

Become a Foster Parent

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent to a waiting child please contact Toni Helwig at or 585-232-5110.

Arrange to Have a CAP Representative Speak

Arrange to have a CAP representative speak at your PTA, club or professional organization.  Or invite a CAP representative to speak at your church through our Faith in Children program

Volunteer Opportunities

There are a number of ways volunteers can help! Please email, or call Lauri McKnight at 585-232-5110.

Donate an Unwanted Vehicle

Donating a vehicle is very simple and is a wonderful way to support Children Awaiting Parents’ efforts to find a family for every child in foster care. Donate now online or call 877-999-8322.