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The Wishing Well Foundation

Categories: Education

We are a community-based support agency that is focused on the well-being of foster youth. Our mission is to provide the clothing, supplies and experiences unavailable to most foster kids and to retain quality foster homes in Pierce County by addressing financial barriers to accepting foster placements.

Executive Director

Erika Thompson


12716 Pacific Avenue S
Second Floor - Enter doors on left
Tacoma, WA 98444
Phone: (206) 406-2398

Our services include:
•Providing new and gently used clothing to children placed in foster care in Pierce County.
•Administering “Little Wishes” and providing monetary assistance for children in foster care to support their participation in extra-curricular activities.
•Providing holiday events, learning experiences and life celebrations such as graduations for foster families. 4-6 events supporting 900-1000 children are offered annually where gifts, supporting 900-1000 children are offered annually where gifts, supplies and joy are distributed.
•Educating and supporting foster parents/caregivers and connect them to community resources that allow them to continuing fostering children.


Annual Budget: $50,001 - $250,000

Accepts Volunteers: Yes

Service Area: Pierce County

People Served Annually: 2000