4 Ways to Show Appreciation to Foster Moms

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4 Ways to Show Appreciation to Foster Moms For many people, Mother’s Day is a special day to celebrate the important women in their lives. There are many foster moms who go above and beyond to provide love and support for every child in their foster home. If you know a foster mom, one of… Continue reading 4 Ways to Show Appreciation to Foster Moms

Chris Colgan Starts Fundraiser to Honor Parents

ADOPTION STORIES

Chris Colgan Starts Fundraiser to Honor Parents April 20th, 2019, started out like any other day for Chris Colgan Jr., of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Chris, now 18, was 16 at the time and planned on spending the Saturday hanging out with his friends while his dad took his mom out on their boat to celebrate… Continue reading Chris Colgan Starts Fundraiser to Honor Parents

Adoptionly Yours Supports Together We Rise

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Adoptionly Yours Supports Together We Rise One of the amazing things about Together We Rise is that our supporters love to lend their skills to help. Our friends Jayne Alfieri and Stacy Clark, co-founders of Tiny Type Studios in Tampa, FL, took their talents to launch Adoptionly Yours greeting cards. What is Adoptionly Yours Greetings Cards?… Continue reading Adoptionly Yours Supports Together We Rise

Florida Family Fosters and Adopts Three Children

ADOPTION STORIES

Florida Family Fosters and Adopts Three Children In Florida, private adoptions can cost upwards of thirty thousand dollars. The high cost is a barrier between children who need homes and loving families that can’t afford the steep price tag. Luckily there is a much more affordable option: adopting from foster care. In these instances, adoption… Continue reading Florida Family Fosters and Adopts Three Children

The One Thing I’ve Wanted My Entire Life, To Have A Mom

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The One Thing I’ve Wanted My Entire Life, To Have A Mom A heartbreaking reality for the majority of youth in foster care is they may never have a forever family. Each year, about 20,000 kids age out of foster care. Nearly 40% become homeless. This constant fear is crippling but for Monyay Paskalides of Bradenton, Florida,… Continue reading The One Thing I’ve Wanted My Entire Life, To Have A Mom

Foster Parents Accused in Death of 4-Year-Old

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Foster Parents Accused in Death of 4-Year-Old Jacksonville foster parents of a 4-year-old boy who died in April were arrested in connection with his death. Alex Pino is charged with second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. Michelle Sipko is charged with manslaughter and neglect in the death of James Reese Jr. Both appeared before a… Continue reading Foster Parents Accused in Death of 4-Year-Old

Foster Care Reform is Needed NOW

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Foster Care Reform NOW A USA Today investigation reveals disturbing allegations of unreported abuse endured by children in Florida’s child welfare system. The report claims to review nearly 5,000 calls to the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) abuse hotline from educators, health care professionals, daycare workers, neighbors, and others regarding the treatment of children… Continue reading Foster Care Reform is Needed NOW

Different Paths to Adoptions- Jennifer’s Story

ADOPTION STORIES

Different Paths to Adoptions- Jennifer’s Story There are different paths to adoption through the foster care system. You can choose to solely foster, provide respite care, or even adopt. For some, like Jennifer Olsen and her wife Jolene, the decision isn’t set in stone. The couple became registered foster parents in March of 2017. They… Continue reading Different Paths to Adoptions- Jennifer’s Story

Greeting Cards For Adoption Community

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Greeting Cards For Adoption Community Adoptionly Yours fills the need for greeting cards specific to the adoption community. The Tampa mom team, Stacy Clark and Jayne Alfieri started their company to change the narrative on adoption. The Start of Adoptionly Yours Stacy Clark and Jayne Alfieri both adopted their daughters over a decade ago. With… Continue reading Greeting Cards For Adoption Community

Kids in Foster Care Celebrate Their Birthdays with JetBlue

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Kids in Foster Care Celebrate Their Birthdays with JetBlue JetBlue is turning 20 this year! To celebrate they are helping kids in foster care celebrate their birthdays too. This week we flew out to Orlando for our first joint birthday party of the year. Not even the rain could damper this party of parties! Why… Continue reading Kids in Foster Care Celebrate Their Birthdays with JetBlue


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Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.
Together, we can bring resources and awareness to foster youth nationwide.

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With Your Support, We Can Change Lives

1 of 4

1 out of every 4 youth in foster care will become homeless within 4 years of aging out.

80%

80% of inmates incarcerated in U.S. prisons have spent time
in foster care

50%

Less than 50% of foster youth receive a high school diploma

3X

Children in foster care are 3Xs more likely to have considered suicide than their peers

Ages
18-44

2.6% of adults in America ages 18-44 have spent time in foster care

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We need everyone's support to make Giving Tuesday a success. Whether you can participate in a service activity, start a fundraiser, or simply donate a dollar, your contribution helps bring dignity and respect to foster youth nationwide.

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