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Fostering Blog

 
February 9, 2018

Greenville Women Giving sheds light on foster care in the Upstate

[This article was originally published in the Greenville Journal on Feb 8, 2018 ] Written By Sara Pearce.   Five times a year, Greenville Women Giving hosts […]
January 30, 2018

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** Are you a SC foster parent?! ** Are you passionate about fostering?! ** Do you want to share your story?! Then join our new Facebook […]
January 8, 2018

90 Degrees Yoga Supports Fostering Great Ideas

Members of Greenville’s 90 Degrees Yoga Studio have begun 2018 with the practice of the yogic philosophy principal of bhakti. Whether on the mat in a […]
January 1, 2018

A Bright Note!

Meet Celeste, a 22-year who lived in foster care since age 14. While residing in a foster group home, she received a mentor through Fostering Great Ideas’ Life […]
November 30, 2017

Time Together

Tasha and Stacy weren’t sure what was happening when a Social Services case worker picked them up from school one day. They didn’t yet know their […]
November 27, 2017

We Can All Change the World: An Interview with David White

In To the End of June, Cris Beam attempts to explain why the foster system is so troubled, and she leaves open the question, “What next?”  […]
November 20, 2017

To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

  The sad truth about the foster care system in the United States is it is literally failing.  In fact, it often harms the children it […]
November 13, 2017

The Impact My Foster Parents Had On Me

The key to a child being successful in foster care is stability. I know this because I was in foster care for much of my childhood. […]
November 6, 2017

The Hardest Goodbye

Our time with Kaden* was a gift. He had the biggest smile I had ever seen and he used it often. He was completely at peace […]
October 30, 2017

Brent & Bryson’s Story

Meet Brent, a 16-year old boy with autism. Meet his brother Bryson, a 14-year old with developmental delays. Two brothers, both victims of severe neglect early […]
October 30, 2017

Fostering is Not About Being Perfect

After reading Another Place at the Table by Kathy Harrison a second time and then writing my review of it, I contacted Carey, the friend who […]
September 6, 2017

Worth The Hardest Days

She came to us a wide-eyed, petite four-year-old, swimming in clothes four times too big for her. Her previous foster family sent her with just a […]
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