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Fostering Blog

 
July 17, 2018

Hope Woford Shares Her United Way Story

Hope lived in foster care. Her experiences led her to help others who are struggling. Through her work at Fostering Great Ideas, she encourages youth in […]
June 7, 2018

One local nonprofit views life in foster care through a child’s eyes

[This article was originally published in the Greenville Journal on June 6, 2018 ] Written By Melody Wright   Scared. Alone. Confused. Removed from the certainty […]
May 17, 2018

It All Adds Up – A Short Lesson In Multiplication And Geometry.

Give a few hours a week and it multiplies a hundred times over. Who remembers geometry? fondly? Two random points on a graph; connect them, and […]
April 18, 2018

Sisters Forever

Our daughter, Hanna, was separated from her sister, Kacie, in foster care. They have lived apart for many years. When Hanna was placed with us for […]
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

We can’t wait to connect with you!

** 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 […]
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 […]
May 29, 2017

Graduation Reflection

Chances are, you know of someone who’s graduating this month. Be it from high school or from college, having achieved the goal they set out to […]
May 11, 2017

Greenville Women Grant Awarded to FGI

On May 9, 2017, Greenville Women Giving, a philanthropic women’s organization, awarded Fostering Great Ideas (FGI) a $47,000 grant to fund a college success program at […]
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