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First night bags



A first night bag is a backpack that is gender and age appropriate that contains necessary items a child would need including: diapers, wipes, formula, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, a comb, and a stuffed animal. The purpose of these bags are to show kids coming into foster care they are valuable, and are worth being treated with love and dignity.


If a child is placed in Pike or Lincoln County or are moving to a new foster home in Pike or Lincoln County, thy can receive a first night bag. All children who come to the Sparrow House will receive a First Night Bag before going to their foster placement. 

If you're in need of a bag, text "bag" to 636-383-1349.

Interested in donating a First Night Bag? Contact us HERE and let us know!

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