BLOOMINGTON, IL

Helping you support the foster care community.

Meet Our Team

Aaron & Shannon Spaid | TFI Advocates
bloomington.il@theforgotteninitiative.org

Kelly Schwamberger | First Response Coordinator
tfi.firstresponse@gmail.com

Katy Klokkenga | LIGHT Coordinator
tfi.familycoordinator@gmail.com

Pam Shepard | Families Serving Families Coordinator

Allison Yuhasz | Appreciation Coordinator
tfi.appreciation@gmail.com

Lynn Halcomb | Volunteer Coordinator
tfivolunteercoordinator@gmail.com

We Serve:

Agencies

  • DCFS – Bloomington
  • CYFS – Bloomington
  • The Baby Fold
  • McLean County Children’s Advocacy Center
  • McLean County CASA

Counties

  • McLean County
  • Livingston County
  • Dewitt County

Our Church Partners

Because of these Church Partners, we are able to help more people support the foster care community!

  • College Park Christian Church
  • Compass Church
  • Eastview Christian Church
  • First Assembly of God
  • Pontiac Bible Church
  • Vale Church

If you are interested in becoming a Church Partner, contact us!

Give a Gift

We depend on generous donors like you! 100% of your donation stays local so that we can continue helping to support the foster care community through awareness, encouragement, and advocacy!

GIVE NOW

Thank you for your generosity!

Request Forms

If you are an agency worker or foster parent, these are helpful links for you!

  • Agency Request Form – Link
  • Foster Parent Request Form – Link

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FAQs

Where are you located?

Because we are a volunteer-based ministry, we do not have a physical office location.

How are you funded?

By generous donors like you! 100% of your donation stays local so that we can continue helping to support the foster care community! Join us by giving a gift today!

Is TFI faith-based?

Yes! You can read our statement of faith here. We want to see people everywhere supporting the foster care community and experiencing Jesus together!

Is TFI a foster care agency?

No. We love our local agencies, and we support them in all that we do through awareness, encouragement, and advocacy.  If you want to find out more about becoming a foster parent please email us.

Is TFI unique to our area?

Our local ministry is part of a national organization, which has advocates all across the nation! Check out all of our locations here.

Your Advocates

Aaron & Shannon Spaid
bloomington.il@theforgotteninitiative.org
Shannon: (309) 275-6028

Contact Us

Recent Posts

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National Foster Care Month

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April 30, 2019

People everywhere supporting the foster care community and experiencing Jesus together.

People everywhere supporting the foster care community and experiencing Jesus together.

Who We Support

Foster Parents

Agency Workers

Vulnerable Adults

Children