Libby Branch

1 year in Vermont’s Foster Care System. Libby Branch is an 18-year-old from Vermont. She was adopted at a young age and currently lives with her two guardians and brother. Libby prides herself on volunteering for organizations she cares for and stays active in her community. She volunteers for Planned... Read more

Nicholas Gee

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Nick Gee entered Vermont's foster care system at age 13. He experienced and endured a variety of placements that consisted of long-­‐term residential programs, inpatient/ residential psychiatric care, detention centers, transitional living programs and group homes during his 6 years in care. For most of his time in Vermont's foster... Read more

Kayla Lopez

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Kayla entered the Vermont foster care system at age 11. She experienced thirteen foster homes and one group home before moving in with her Aunt. Although she lost connection with her biological parents, she embraces the supportive people she’s met through foster care. She attends the Community College of Vermont... Read more

Kayla Beldon

Kayla spent 9 years in Vermont's foster care system. Kayla grew up in a broken home. Her parents divorced when she was young due to her father’s abusive nature. Throughout the first nine years of life Kayla learned her father’s abusive ways and became out of control. Entering care at... Read more

Ridmi Coe

Ridmi spent 6 years in Vermont's foster care system. Ridmi Coe immigrated to the United States at a young age from Sri Lanka. She entered the foster care system at the age of twelve and remained in custody until she aged out as an adult. Her passion in life is... Read more