Join our National Foster Care Month Kick Off!

National Foster Care Month Kick Off

Our virtual kick-off event is a great opportunity to meet other like-minded folks and hear directly from our Lived Experience Leaders — young people who have firsthand experience with the foster care system. They'll share their inspiring stories and talk about the challenges they've faced and overcome.

Mark your calendar:

Wed, May 1

When: 11 am PT / 2 pm ET (60 min)

Where: Zoom (online) —  click here to save your spot!

Who should attend: Young people who want to get involved, Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders, Advocates and Adult Supporters, Child Welfare professionals, and FosterClub donors, supporters, and partners!

Meet the National Foster Care Month Influencers at the Kick Off!

Natalie Clark

6 years in Utah’s Foster Care System
25 years old

Taniyah Williams

3 years in Indiana’s Foster Care System 
19 years old 

Mayda Berrios

4 years in Delaware’s Foster Care System 
24 years old 

Bianca Bennett-Scott

8 years in New York’s Foster Care System 
26 years old 

Gabe Foley

18 years in Illinois’ Foster Care System 
23 years old 

What you can expect:

Connect with Other Advocates

Meet and chat with a community of passionate supporters who care about making a positive impact in the lives of youth in foster care.

Hear Inspiring Stories

Listen to powerful narratives from young people who have experienced the foster care system. Their stories will inspire you and show you how they’ve overcome challenges.

Celebrate Our LEx Leaders

Join us in celebrating the incredible strength and impact of our Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders. These young individuals are driving change in their communities and paving the way for future generations.

How to Join:

  • Register: Click here to register for the event. It's free and easy to sign up!
  • Mark Your Calendar: Save the date and time—May 1st at 11 am PT / 2 pm ET.
  • Join the Zoom Event: On the day of the event, log in to Zoom using the link provided in your registration confirmation.

Let's kick off National Foster Care Month together with hope, celebration, and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of youth in foster care. We can't wait to see you there!