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We live a step ahead in foster care (whenever possible- we also fly by the seat of our pants a good deal of the time as plan A yields to plans B, C, D, etc).
Though it is just November, our eyes are trained on December, a month of so many holidays, celebrations, and gatherings.
This year, we invite you, our Foster Friends of JRI, to set a festive tone for the season. On December
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Tables laden with wares form a rectangle. At the center, our staff members stand wearing brightly colored, holiday-themed clothing. Ugly sweaters have found their home here, much to the delight of our young patrons.
Each table has a theme. Household items here, baby toys there, beauty products on one table, sports memorabilia on another. Young people start lining up well in advance of the opening. They clutch their tickets in eager hands and crane their
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Many folks want to support foster care, but aren’t in a position to open their homes to a child or youth in care.
Is it still possible to help? Absolutely! Here are ten ways you can step forward to support foster care.
- Hire a Youth in Care
Are you a small business owner or manager? Do you hire for summer/after school/weekend work? Reach out to your local fostering agency and submit a job description. If