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Real Foster Parents of Colorado

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We make foster care fascinating by telling the stories of excellent local foster parents, and the village supporting the kids they love.

Latest Episodes

Lose the Panic, Keep the Urgency (call for volunteers)

What if you could volunteer two hours a month to support children in a healthy, vibrant foster home? Homes for Hope—a new project in Adams County—is teaming up with Foster Together to find and train eight volunteers to bring monthly meals to foster families in the Northglenn/Thornton area, north of Denver, Colorado. (If you want to apply, click here!) If you want to bring Foster Neighbors to your area (inside or outside of Colorado), see details and request a proposal here. In today’s episode we discuss: How emergency foster homes (also known as receiving homes) can help children find an appropriate longterm home. The claim that an emergency home model will necessitate additional disruptions for children. The importance of keeping brothers and sisters together (in the words of Katie, who is fostering, and likely adopting, four siblings) Why and how these foster homes need support from Foster Neighbors. From our special project page (click to volunteer): These homes provide intens...

35 MINJAN 11
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Lose the Panic, Keep the Urgency (call for volunteers)

Sixteen Things a Teenager Wants in a Foster Family

A boy (I should start saying "young man") we fostered last year just came over for backyard archery and a campfire. As we made lunch, I asked him what he'd want every foster family to know. What makes a great foster home? He gave me a 16-point list, which is a telling view of his life in and out of foster homes. If you want to hear more stories like this in 2019, check out our end of year plan and sign up as a monthly donor: fostertogether.co/2018

15 MIN2018 NOV 27
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Sixteen Things a Teenager Wants in a Foster Family

What did we do in one year? (and a big thanks-giving on Black Friday)

Hope explains the success stories of 2018, the plan for 2019, and gives thanks for just a few of the dozens of people who gave (financially and of their energy) to make this year excellent. To view testimonials and stats in more detail, go to fostertogether.co/2018. If you'd like to consider a year-end gift or join "The Neighborhood" at $600 this year, please email Hope to request a copy of our detailed budget for each 2019 project.

23 MIN2018 NOV 24
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What did we do in one year? (and a big thanks-giving on Black Friday)

Latest Episodes

Lose the Panic, Keep the Urgency (call for volunteers)

What if you could volunteer two hours a month to support children in a healthy, vibrant foster home? Homes for Hope—a new project in Adams County—is teaming up with Foster Together to find and train eight volunteers to bring monthly meals to foster families in the Northglenn/Thornton area, north of Denver, Colorado. (If you want to apply, click here!) If you want to bring Foster Neighbors to your area (inside or outside of Colorado), see details and request a proposal here. In today’s episode we discuss: How emergency foster homes (also known as receiving homes) can help children find an appropriate longterm home. The claim that an emergency home model will necessitate additional disruptions for children. The importance of keeping brothers and sisters together (in the words of Katie, who is fostering, and likely adopting, four siblings) Why and how these foster homes need support from Foster Neighbors. From our special project page (click to volunteer): These homes provide intens...

35 MINJAN 11
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Lose the Panic, Keep the Urgency (call for volunteers)

Sixteen Things a Teenager Wants in a Foster Family

A boy (I should start saying "young man") we fostered last year just came over for backyard archery and a campfire. As we made lunch, I asked him what he'd want every foster family to know. What makes a great foster home? He gave me a 16-point list, which is a telling view of his life in and out of foster homes. If you want to hear more stories like this in 2019, check out our end of year plan and sign up as a monthly donor: fostertogether.co/2018

15 MIN2018 NOV 27
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Sixteen Things a Teenager Wants in a Foster Family

What did we do in one year? (and a big thanks-giving on Black Friday)

Hope explains the success stories of 2018, the plan for 2019, and gives thanks for just a few of the dozens of people who gave (financially and of their energy) to make this year excellent. To view testimonials and stats in more detail, go to fostertogether.co/2018. If you'd like to consider a year-end gift or join "The Neighborhood" at $600 this year, please email Hope to request a copy of our detailed budget for each 2019 project.

23 MIN2018 NOV 24
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What did we do in one year? (and a big thanks-giving on Black Friday)

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