17th Annual Voices of Children Contest Deadline Extended

[May 5, 2020 Update: Deadline extension due to Covid-19 pandemic.]

Foster youth are invited to write an essay, poem or submit a drawing for the 17th Annual Voices of Children contest.  

The contest aims to honor children and their grandparents or other relatives who raise them. The poems, essays and drawings must describe how living with a relative have made a difference in their lives.  

The top two entries in each division will receive $100 from Twin Start Credit Union and a free night for a family of four at Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound. Winners will be notified in early May and a ceremony will be held at the Governor’s Mansion in Olympia. 

All entries must be submitted or postmarked by June 1, 2020.  

To be eligible, participants must:

  • Be a Washington resident
  • Between 5 to 19 years old
  • Fill out the contest form 

For more information, call 360-754-7629 or email tammar@familyess.org.