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Fostering Blog

 
April 29, 2020
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To Brighten Your Day

We can all positively affect another person's life. Now, more than ever. Fostering Great Ideas salutes our 100 mentors who develop meaningful relationships with youth in foster care. We share 4 bright stories from April.
January 22, 2020

Foster Care in Your Own Backyard

I heard once that if the world were a village of 100 people that only 30 would have enough to eat, only one would have a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 19, 2016

Why I Love My Mentor

Youth in foster care have special needs, as they can often feel their very identity is shattered. They live with families not their own and know […]
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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