Photos from our 2021 Summer Fun Roll Thru Event
Thank you to the community for donating summer fun games & toys to encourage family activities for all foster families!
Jozay & Patti August 20,2021
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Salem Co-operative Bank
Dempsey Benefits Group
Bonanno Law & Title PC
DCU Credit Union
Flowers by Steve
Joseph Gurka, D.O.
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union
Kiley Law Group LLC
Pleasant Valley Gardens
Salisbury Discount House
Superior Surfaces N.E. LLC
Donation from the Newly Formed
Thanks to all for your generosity!
Congratulations to our
2019 Bocce Tournament First Place Winners!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
August 23, 2019
Salem Co-operative Bank
Alternatives for Youth Foundation
Committee to Elect Neil Perry
Borrelli’s Italian Deli
Brian Dempsey Insurance Agency
Henry’s Jewelry & Awards
Friends of Jennifer Kannan
LaPlume Printing (In-Kind donation)
Markey’s Lobster Pound
Pest End Inc.
2019 Helene Giordano Scholarship Dinner
Thank you to St. Michael's School
The 1st Grade children at St. Michael's school, North Andover decorated the pillowcases and filled them with crayons and coloring book, tissues, toothbrush and paste, stuffed toys,
facecloths and soap. The foster children will receive these gifts upon coming into the system as one of the many ways DCF serves the needs of these kids during a very difficult time.
Methuen Exchange Club
Foster Kids of the Merrimack Valley received a $500 donation from the Methuen Exchange Club at their 24th Annual Recognition and Awards Night. The donation will be used to help defray the costs of our Annual Christmas Party.
2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Lawrence Department of Children & Families hosted their 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt recently. Foster Kids of the Merrimack Valley was one of the sponsors of this wonderful event that brought out about 180 foster children and their foster families for a morning of games, pizza, an egg hunt and of course, pictures with the Easter Bunny.
Left, volunteers at the event. Right, Jenna Martin, the Easter Bunny and Eileen Giordano of FKMV.
Helene Giordano Memorial Scholarship Awards
Thursday, May 17 2018
Scholarship Dinner was on Thursday, May 17 at the Roma Restaurant in Haverhill. Board Members attended to honor the recipients. This year there were 4 scholarship recipients - $2500, $1000, and two of $500 each
FKMV Receives Award from
Presented to Larry Giordano by Sibling Connections from the Greater Boston area. Larry was guest speaker at their Annual Fundraiser in Somerville on Friday, April 8th. Board Members Lisa Waxman, April Lyskowski, Marie Jean Earnshaw and Eileen Giordano joined Larry at this event.
Foster Kids of Merrimack Valley Nominated for Non-Profit of the Year
at the 2018 Celebration of Excellence Awards by Enterprise Bank
While attending the Nominee's event on Wednesday, April 4th Larry enjoyed meeting Keynote Speaker Joe Andruzzi, Former Patriot tackle who was part of 3 Super Bowl Teams and Enterprise Bank President Joe Duncan and Pamela Small, Exec. Dir. of Family Promise of Greater Nashua. Winners will be announced on April 11 and Awards will be presented on May 1 at the Lowell Auditorium. "FKMV is honored to have been nominated among so many other community service organizations who are doing such great work in the Merrimack Valley area." stated president Larry Giordano.
FKMV Celebrates 10 Years
with Governor Charlie Baker
2015 Book of Golden Deeds Award
from Methuen Exchange Club
Marshalls Regional Managers
Donate Easter Baskets
to Foster Children
FKMV received 30 Easter baskets to be distributed to local foster children. Baskets were donated by the local regional managers group of Marshalls stores. Rick Dupont is the manager of the Marshalls in the One Fourteen Plaza on Winthrop St., Lawrence. We are so grateful to this group of community supporters for their ongoing support of our kids. They are truly amazing!
Schneider Electric of Andover
Donates Much-Needed Supplies
to our Foster Kids
Schneider Electric's first ever 'Giving Tree' where they indentify a non profit organization who they choose to benefit. FKMV was blessed to be their first choice. As the pictures show, lots of backpacks, school supplies, duffle bags and clothing were all donated thru the generosity of their employees.