Article 1: Name
The name of the corporation is GREATER AMARILLO FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION and shall hence forth in the By-Laws be referred to as "The Association."
Article II: Purposes
The purposes of the Association are as follows:
(a) To establish an area wide organization bringin together all foster parents, agency personel and interested citizens who wish to work together for the same purposes as set forth in Article II of these By-Laws.
(b) To prived educations and training for foster parents in order to better serve children.
(c) To promote the genral welfare of children that need protective care, at home and in the community.
(d) To encourage and engagte in actibities which will assist all foster children in experiencing emotional security and to assist in providing resources for children to develop to their highest potentials.
(e) To actively campaign for increased public awareness of the Foster Care Program and to seek individual and corporate donations for suppling needs of foster children and for enabling foster parents to gain additional skills and understanding through instruction and travel to workshops and meetings.
(f) To encourage the training and education of personnel for work in the field of foster care and to encouage the recruitment of foster homes.
(g) To inform each other of the current information pertaining to the welfare of children.
(h) To provide support and encouragement for all active members of the Association in order to promote their abilities to provide quality care and enrichment for foster children.
(i) Notwithstanding the above statemtments, the organization shall not engage in any activities or excise any powers that are not inthe furtherance of the primary purposes of the Association.