Online Resources

Given the current situation, most of us are temporarily out of work and the kids are out of school. We understand that these are hard times for everyone, that is why we at Ark Homes Foster Family Agency have provided a list of online resources for families:

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Social Work Month

March is officially recognized as National Professional Social Worker Month. It is a time to shine a light on the huge role that social workers play in their contributions to society. We would like to thank all the hard working social workers out there that go out of their way to improve the lives of others, making the world a better place! Find out what you can do to honor social workers by visiting the National Association of Social Worker’s website.

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Coronavirus Awareness

As you may have heard, there is a new disease named the coronavirus 2019 disease that originated in China and is quickly spreading across the world. Although the media blows it out of proportion, it is always better to take precautionary measures to prevent contracting this disease. The following tips have been provided by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask.
    • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
    • Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to  others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

You can learn more about the coronavirus at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention website.

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Mimi’s Fundraising Event!

Mark your calendars for this upcoming Wednesday January 29, 2020! We have partnered up with our local Mimi’s Cafe Restaurant to host a fundraiser, in which 20% of your Mimi’s purchase will be donated to our organization to help children in need. All you have to do is click on the flyer image below, print it, and show it to the server at the restaurant. This is a great way to support a good cause while enjoying a delicious meal, it’s a win-win situation! More details are provided on the flyer, if you have any questions please give us a call at 909-948-5747. This promotion is only valid at the Mimi’s Restaurant listed on the flyer, not valid in any other Mimi’s restaurant locations. Please help us out by spreading the word!

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Happy New Year!!!

We would like to wish you all a Happy New Year! This is a perfect time to look back at your accomplishments of 2019 and set new goals for the new year!

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Happy Christmas!

We hope you have a fantastic Christmas with all your loved ones and family members! May your day be filled with joy and laughter.
We wish you a Merry Christmas Eve and Christmas from Ark to your families!

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Holiday Dinner Ideas

If you needed a little inspiration for this Holiday season when it comes to dinner, here are a few links to inspire you!

The following links are different recipes you could try this holiday season!

Mini Turducken

https://howtobbqright.com/2017/11/16/mini-turducken-recipe/

Homemade Tamales

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/34512/real-homemade-tamales/

Meat Loaf

https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/a-christmas-story-meat-loaf/

Sizzled Sprouts (vegan)

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/sizzled-sprouts-pistachios-pomegranate

 

let us know what you think or how they came out!!

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Book for Christmas

Since Christmas season has officially arrived. A good book to read for this Christmas season is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss.

Please give it a read and let us know if you enjoyed the book!

 

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

We hope you have an amazing holiday with the company of your friends and loved ones!

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