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Fostering Blog

 
November 26, 2019

Can’t foster right now? There are plenty of other ways you can help children in foster care.

I wanted to foster, but I was scared. Here’s what I did. The decision to foster is huge. And scary. And often slow. If you’re anything […]
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 […]
May 10, 2017

United Way of Greenville County Awards Grant to FGI

On May 3, 2017, United Way of Greenville County awarded a three year grant to Fostering Great Ideas (FGI) to support FGI’s Life Support mentor program […]
June 21, 2016

James’ Story

James is a regular kid in a tough situation. Due to various circumstances, James and his 3 siblings have been living in foster care in 3 […]
July 2, 2015

Mentoring A Teen In Foster Care Is Anything But Dull

As told by one of our Life Support mentors, who has made a big difference in the life of this youth… “We have gone to court […]
July 2, 2015

You may get goosebumps…

…when you read this. Our mentoring program, Life Support, is changing lives for youth in foster care. We send a confidential survey to all youth so […]
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