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Anyone can provide hope and a hand in partnership to the families who have children with emotional or behavioral challenges. By using the Goodshop.com shopping portal to shop online, you can raise funds for our cause. Through the Goodshop portal, you will have access to over 7,000 major retailers and thousands of money-saving coupons, promotions and deals on items such as Hawaiian getaways from Expedia, soccer cleats from Nike and towels from Macy's. This is a free fundraiser that takes virtually no time as all donations are made by Goodshop, automatically, based on what you buy online. All you need to do is sign up and choose Families First - Essex County as your cause, and then shop online using Goodshop!