Meet the 2016 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

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Member Blogs

Negatives Turn Into Positives

By Awesomesauce365 — Jul 2, 2016

Sometimes people can be a little condescending to us “foster kids” when we try and do something that we love. Unfortunately, sports and fine arts are a few of the things that we are told we can’t do. However, in my case, being in foster care opened... Read more

Growing Up

By John LeGrande — Jul 1, 2016

Growing up in the inner city of Pittsburgh without any limits placed on me I had to grow up fast. Not having anyone watching over me but having people to take care of made me feel like a full-time adult at the age of eleven. Being placed in a... Read more

My All- Star Experience

By John LeGrande — Jul 1, 2016

So check this out; me and my girlfriend Nicole went to go see the Amy Schumer comedy show in Pittsburgh. But before the show we were in the car talking about how I did not have many family ties in Pittsburgh or anywhere because I went through foster... Read more

Overcoming the Odds

By KaylaCarmen — Jul 1, 2016

First of all I spent nine and a half years in Vermont's foster care system. During those years my case stayed in the Newport, Vermont Department of Children and Families (DCF) district office. I also moved throughout the state while I was in care... Read more

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

By Lindsaybriese — Jul 1, 2016

I think we can all agree that as foster youth, we have to jump through additional hoops to achieve our goals. We have to take the long way in doing things that give our friends minimal trouble. However, going the great lengths to get your financial... Read more

If you would like to engage one of the 2016 FosterClub All-Star insterns, please contact FosterClub at 503-717-1552.

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