Hero for a Day
  • Date
    TBD
    12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Location
    Bob Keefer Center
    Eugene, OR
  • Description
    Calling all Heroes! Hero For a Day is a chance for kids of all ages to come together and learn what it takes to be a hero! Meet your favorite comic book characters in person, and then meet real-life heroes like firefighters, first responders, scientists, medical personnel, and more! Forge your own superhero identity, don a cape and mask, and learn how to change the world! More information about 2023’s Hero For a Day event is coming soon.

Ways to Help

Thank you for your interest in supporting A Family for Every Child's Hero for a Day event. Through the continued support and generosity of our community members, we are able to continue bringing this amazing event to foster and non-foster children alike.  This is still one of our youngest events, but each year we grow and serve more and more families, providing them with memories and experiences that they will cherish for a lifetime. Keep reading to see the variety of ways that you can support our Hero for a Day event. 

Donations

Each year we are in need of Super Hero related costumes, attire and accessories like:

  • Capes
  • Masks
  • Goodie Bag Supplies
  • Food or treats
  • Face Paint
  • Hats
  • Other dress-up items

Our Heroes range in ages 2-18, so we need items of all sizes.

You can bring or send your donations to our office anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 5 pm.  Our office is located at 1675 West 11th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97402. We also have donation boxes located around our community, at PacificSource Springfield (555 International Way, Springfield OR 97477) and the Eugene Police HQ (300 Country Club Road, Eugene OR 97401). For more information, please contact our Events Team at (541) 343-2856 or events@afamilyforeverychild.org.

Wishlist

If you do not have anything at home but still want to donate, visit our wishlists on Amazon and Oriental Trading.

And throughout the year...

Please keep us in mind throughout the year when you are recycling your children's costumes and dress-up apparel, as well as other hero-themed items.  We collect donations all year long with the hope of growing our event to serve more foster children each year.
 
If you have any questions about how to get involved with our Hero for a Day event, please contact our Events Team at events@afamilyforeverychild.org or call us at (541) 343-2856