Amanda Bauer

Amanda was 15 when she entered the Idaho Child Welfare system. She experienced two placements. The first lasted seven months and was traumatic. Her second placement helped her to find stability, permanence, and healing. Amanda’s high school honor society provided her with many opportunities to Volunteer, including doing highway clean-up,... Read more

Chay Hurt

Chalyce Hurt 2.5 years in Idaho’s foster care system 23 years old She/Her/Hers Chalyce entered Idaho’s Foster Care system at the age of 15. She had two different placements, one in kinship and one in a regular foster home. She entered care with three of her younger siblings. However critical... Read more

Chay Hurt

Chalyce Hurt 2.5 years in Idaho’s foster care system 23 years old She/Her/Hers Chalyce entered Idaho’s Foster Care system at the age of 15. She had two different placements, one in kinship and one in a regular foster home. She entered care with three of her younger siblings. However critical... Read more

Shelli Guyer

2 years in Idaho’s Foster Care System Shelli Guyer is 18-years-old and from Idaho. She is currently going into her senior year of high school. She entered foster care at age 15 and remained until she was adopted at 17. Shelli wants to pursue a path of advocacy in continued... Read more

Ashley Kuber

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3 months in Idaho’s foster care system. Ashley entered Idaho’s foster care system with her younger brother at the age of 14. They were placed in the care of their aunt and uncle for 3 months, then reunified with her father. After graduating high school, she traveled the country. She... Read more