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’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... Read More »
25 Celebrities and Athletes You Didn’t Know Were Adopted
Although there may be certain stereotypes surrounding youth in foster care, the truth is that foster children are just like any other child.
Which Of Your Favorite Classics Feature Foster Kids?
When you’re asked about the childhood classic Free Willy, what do you think of? Do you think of the famous jump over... Read More »
Debunking Myths in Foster Care & Adoption
It's time to set the record straight! Debunk the myths in foster care and adoption that prevent youth in foster care from finding their forever home.
I remember it all like it was the other day, the moment I found her double life, my mother’s bag of meth. I... Read More »
“I choose to let my resiliency of growing up in foster care be what shines brightly”
“Growing up in foster care I always wondered as a youth what would become of my future. Would I be successful or... Read More »
“She finally found where she could succeed and reach her full potential.”
In a true testament of the importance of the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids model, is the story of 17-year-old Beth Ann. Separated from her... Read More »
“I have personally benefited from Mr. Thomas’ commitment”
When a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiter first met Lucy, she was a very quiet, reserved and traumatized little girl who did not understand why... Read More »
Get The Facts of Foster Care
Nationwide, about 400,000 kids live in foster care, roughly the population of Miami, Florida.
The Heart Gallery is a traveling photographic and audio exhibit created to find forever families for children in foster care. Check out the Heart Gallery of America and meet the foster children.