The Latest from FosterMore

- Former Foster Youth, Jelani Freeman, To Address The Nation

The following article is from The Chronicle’s of Social Change by Elizabeth Green published on July 26, 2016 and can be found here. Last night, Jelani Freeman boarded a train from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, where today he will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention. Now working as an attorney in D.C., Freeman will speak… Read More »

- David & Jessica Ambroz’s Foster Care Story- StoryCorps

FosterMore is proud to partner with StoryCorps, a national project whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. They do this to remind us of our shared humanity, to strengthen and build connections between people, to teach the value of… Read More »

- Marisol & Kerry Jablonski’s Foster Care Story- StoryCorps

FosterMore is proud to partner with StoryCorps, a national project whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. They do this to remind us of our shared humanity, to strengthen and build connections between people, to teach the value of… Read More »

Foster Care Reading List

There are many ways to learn about foster care. From speaking to individuals with firsthand experience to browsing the web, there are many resources to use. One helpful tool to learn more on the topic is reading books about foster care. However, one might find it daunting to try and pick out a book when they… Read More »

Parenting Tips: Teens

It takes a village, they say, to raise a child. Well it also takes as many hints, tips, and tricks as possible to make your life easier and to build a stronger relationship with your child. That doesn’t mean your little bundle of joy will make it easy for you as they grow older. Your… Read More »

Parenting Tips: Tweens

It takes a village, they say, to raise a child. Well it also takes as many hints, tips, and tricks as possible to make your life easier and to build a stronger relationship with your child. That doesn’t mean your little bundle of joy will make it easy for you as they grow older. Your… Read More »

Parenting Tips: Toddlers

It takes a village, they say, to raise a child. Well it also takes as many hints, tips, and tricks as possible to make your life easier and to build a stronger relationship with your child. That doesn’t mean your little bundle of joy will make it easy for you as they grow older. Your… Read More »

Quiz: Can you name which movie characters had foster care?

Many of our favorite movie characters were in or came from foster care. Test your knowledge and see how many you can name.

The Facts of Foster Care

Most people don’t know a “foster kid.” To them, perception is reality. FosterMore is working to combat the negative stereotypes too often associated with youth in foster care by sharing stories of individual success and spotlighting the potential of foster youth. Hollywood can help. Through the power of your story telling and the size of your audience, you can help inform opinions and shape attitudes to support this population.

Mary Lee, former foster youth and FosterMore advocate, shares the story of her life.- Mary Lee’s story

Mary Lee’s uplifting story exemplifies the positive and productive lives that youth in foster care can lead.  Her story shows that children in foster care can succeed just like anyone else, and that foster care didn’t define her, just as it doesn’t define any of the 400,000 children in foster care in the United States…. Read More »