For Immediate Release
Contact: Chris Ciarlo
Reno, Nev. May 2, 2018. Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA) is teaming up with the Nevada Wolf Pack to celebrate National Foster Care Month on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Don Weir Field at Peccole Park, when the Wolf Pack baseball team plays host to the Fresno State Bulldogs at 1 p.m. Tailgating with the Wolf Pack and foster families begins at 11 a.m.
National Foster Care Month in May provides an opportunity for people from all across the nation to focus on the year-round needs of American children and youth in foster care, with the goal of encouraging more people to get involved in their lives as parents, volunteers, mentors, employers or in other ways.
The Human Services Agency is in need of more foster parents. The public can review the FAQ about becoming a foster parent online. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please contact the Washoe County Human Services Agency at 775-337-4470.
Who: Washoe County Human Services Agency and the Nevada Wolf Pack
What: Wolf Pack baseball game to celebrate Foster Parent Appreciation Month
Where: Don Weir Field at Peccole Park at University of Nevada
When: Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 1 p.m. Tailgating starts at 11 a.m.
Tickets: Can be purchased on the Wolf Pack Athletics website.
Media: Is invited to get video and interviews at the game.
Contact: Human Services Agency Community Outreach Coordinator, Chris Ciarlo, at 775-337-4500 or Cciarlo@washoecounty.us.
Washoe County Human Services Agency Numbers to Know
- HSA issued 624 foster care licenses in FY 2017.
- There are currently more than 800 children in the HSA foster care system.
- HSA has approximately 200 adoptive familiesthat help us achieve our mission of finding children forever homes.