Learn more about what it is like to be in foster care from these real stories. The stories are written by the youth, for the youth. Each youth below experienced foster care and shared their #fosteryouthvoice in order to inspire, advocate, connect to other foster youth and to show that their voice can make a difference. The views and opinions expressed in the Real Stories are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of FosterClub.

The Unbreakable Bond

Kita Anderson headshot
I screamed out my sister’s name, tears cascading down my face, reaching for her out-stretched arm. But my four-year-old hand slipped from her fingers. My drunken biological mother was pulling me back inside the house, while my dad yelled for my... Read more

A tale of two brothers

In the U.S. today, there are more than 500,000 children living in foster care. Georgia alone has more than 14,000 children and young people in the foster care system. My brother and I were two of them. Before we entered foster care, I used to clean... Read more