Days of Our Lives alum Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan) is a foster care and adoption advocate. She also has three children of her own, two of which are adopted through the foster care system. Since May is National Foster Care Month, the actress has launched the #VoicesThatGive contest and the grand prize is pretty impressive and it’s for a good cause.
National Foster Care Month
May 1 marked the onset of National Foster Care Month is to recognize that each person can make an impact on children’s lives. Lilley knows this first hand. Not only does she have two children that are adopted, but she started out as a foster parent. It is a subject that she is passionate about.
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For the past few years, the Days of Our Lives alum and Hallmark sweetheart has educated others about foster care and adoption. She has opened up about the challenges, heartbreak, and victory associated with keeping endangered children safe.
Recently, she spoke with New York’s PIX11 about the important topic.
Partnering with Project Orphans
The Days of Our Lives alum has partnered with Project Orphans. The goal is to give foster care kids and orphans safe and loving homes. The foundation also puts its focus on adoption and permanency.
Days of Our Lives Alum Launches #VoicesThatGive Contest
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The actress has launched the #VoicesThatGive contest. It gives everyone the opportunity a chance to win the grand prize of $10,000, a walk-on part in “When Hope Calls,” and more.
On Instagram, Lilley had this to say about the contest, “I am hosting a worldwide talent contest… The grand prize is $10,000 US, national press, and hte potential to launch your career and make your dreams a reality! It’s free to enter and 100% of my share of the profits will be donated to Project Orphans USA to help orphans and children in the foster care system displaced within our nation.”
This sounds like an amazing contest and a chance to change one’s lives, as well as the lives of foster care children and orphans. What is even more amazing is Lilley’s encouraging words to those who commented on her social media post. One insisted that they didn’t have any talents, but Lilley disagrees! She lifted that follower up and told them that everyone has talents, including hidden ones.
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