Resources for Kids in Care

Pictured is a small boy with a santa hat on against a white background with overlaying text that reads 'Wish List; every child deserves a wish.'


Every child deserves a wish come true. The holidays are full of uncertainty and questions for foster children. Questions like, "Will Santa find my new house?" or, "Will anyone remember me this Christmas?"

The Wish List is a Buncombe County program aimed at making sure foster children in our care get a present this holiday season.

There are three easy ways to find a foster child's wish list:

  1. Wish lists can be found on the form below. Simply select the wish list(s) that you would like to sponsor and enter your contact information. You are welcome to select more than one wish list.
  2. If you would like to talk with us about sponsoring a child's wish list, please contact us at: (828) 620-2944 or by email at
  3. Wish List trees can be found at 35 Woodfin Street & 200 College Street in downtown Asheville.

Don't have time to shop? You can make a tax deductible Wish List donation through our nonprofit partner, Buncombe County Service Foundation. Click here to donate now.

Together we can make the holidays magical and memorable for our Buncombe County children in foster care. Please consider a sponsorship or a donation.

Wrapped and labeled gifts must be returned to Ground Level A, 35 Woodfin Street no later than December 15th. Contact us at (828) 620-2944 or by email at if you have questions about the program.

Foster Child Wishlist Google Doc

There are resources for kids in care. Here are just a few links to give you information on all kinds of subjects related to the specialized nature of children in foster care. If you have any suggestions on programs or resources you would like to see, please email us at

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