On May 19, 2016, Junior League of Cedar Rapids hosts JLCR: Fostering Strength, Iowa’s largest foster care advocacy event. JLCR is honored to host Travis Lloyd as keynote speaker for our 2016 event. Travis Lloyd is a mental health professional, speaker, hiphop artist, foster care expert, and mentor. He is also the author of Overcoming Emotional Trauma. You can learn more about Mr. Lloyd on his website.
Proceeds from the Fostering Strength fundraiser support Junior League of Cedar Rapids’ Bridging the G.A.P. project, which assists local foster care youth through a variety of activities. Click here for more information on Bridging the G.A.P.
There are more than 900 youth in the foster care system in Linn County alone. Come learn more about how we can work together to make life better for those who otherwise might fall between the cracks.
May 19, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Doubletree Downtown Cedar Rapids
Keynote Speaker: Travis Lloyd (Author of Overcoming Emotional Trauma)
Ticket includes Luncheon and access to our exclusive Cash and Carry Market
There will be a raffle to win several great prizes during the event.
UNABLE TO ATTEND?
There’s still an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local foster youth! Use the link below to support Junior League of Cedar Rapids’ Bridging the G.A.P. project.
Apartment in a Suitcase $400
Suitcase Refresher Pack $60
AMP Meal $100
Buddy Outing $25
Tickets are available at the door!
Fostering Strength Table Sponsors
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Bohr Dahm Greif & Associates, P.C.
Clifton Larson Allen
Dermatology Clinic of Iowa
Farmers State Bank
Holmes Murphy & Associates LLC
TD&T Financial Group
Transamerica Women’s Impact Network
United Way of East Central Iowa
Van Meter, Inc.
Fostering Strength Table Hostesses