Meet the 2017 All-Stars

Twenty five young leaders served a year-long internship with FosterClub, including an eight week in-residence experience at FosterClub headquarters.

Members of Our Team

Group Photos

Member Blogs

Cynthia Alaffa headshot

What Being a Great Foster Parent Looks Like to Me

By calaffa1 — Jun 20, 2017

Foster youth are very diverse individuals because they come from many unique backgrounds and cultures. I personally believe being a foster parent takes a lot of responsibility and patience. They have to make sure the children's needs are being... Read more

Sabian Hart-Wall headshot

Great Foster Parents

By Sabian Hart-Wall — Jun 15, 2017

There are many attributes that contribute to making a great foster parent, most of which coincide with just being a great parent. To be a good parent it's important to be open and try to look at things from everyone's perspective. This is... Read more

Shelby Bradford headshot

My Aunt Lisa

By slb079 — Jun 10, 2017

As far as I remember, it was a good day at school. I went to my normal bus stops waiting to be picked up. Instead of my mom picking me up it was a lady who happened to be staying with us. Being the person I am, I asked a million questions. Never... Read more


If you would like to engage one of the 2017 FosterClub All-Star insterns, please contact FosterClub at 503-717-1552.

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  • Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania

  • Arizona Department of Child Safety

  • Discovery Land Company Foundation

  • Foundation for California Community Colleges

  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

  • Nevada Division of Children and Family Services

  • New York Office of Children and Families

  • Michigan Department of Human Services

  • Minnesota Department of Human Services: Adolescent Services, Child Safety & Permanency
  • Missouri Department of Human Services

  • Oregon Department of Human Services

  • Reach Higher Montana

  • Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

  • Vermont Department for Children and Families

  • Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

  • Youth Villages