Meet the 2018 All-Stars

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

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Member Blogs

Higher Education

By guzman.aleea — Sep 11, 2018

Education is very important to me in order to move ahead in life. Not just get by, but to really succeed. My senior year I had to apply for colleges and make sure I was going to graduate. When it came down to clearance, I went to all my classes to... Read more


From Homeless To Advocate

By joe18 — Sep 10, 2018

What is the epidemic of homelessness? Why does it seem it is affecting so many people? For me, it is as simple and as complicated as spending every last dollar only to bounce from couch to couch. Then, spending all my time and resources worrying... Read more



By ShelliG99 — Sep 10, 2018

In my childhood and early adolescence I had never had a supportive person that gave me hope or encouragement. Throughout my life I had heard horror stories of foster care. It was something I feared more than the situation I was in with my own family... Read more


SIBLING SEPARATION: Pain of Being the Only Leaf

By YeshiV — Aug 13, 2018

There are great trees filled with leaves that are very beautiful, gorgeous, and precious. Each leaf is shaped uniquely, and it is astounding to notice how, although they are each different, they complement one another with their different shapes and... Read more


Aging Out: Is It Worth Giving Up Adoption?

By sillychild18 — Aug 8, 2018

I do not let money stand in my way and neither should you. Health care and educational funding should be available for everyone, including foster youth, until age 26. As foster youth, we are like all youth: anxious to be out and on our own. However... 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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  • Vermont: Washington Youth Services Bureau

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