Here at The Fostering Network, we love fundraising! It’s the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself, try something new or take a hobby that little bit further while raising money to support those involved in fostering.
Kinship foster carer, Jenny, has overcome every hurdle with her grandchildren and is proud to see them thriving at university.
Four years ago, with the support of our members, The Fostering Network led a campaign to change the law to allow young people to stay with their foster carers up to the age of 21.
We have been disappointed with the negative portrayal of care and the experience of looked after children in some media over the last few days, surrounding the new documentary series by Lemn Sissay.
Back in October, we spoke to Shane from Dreams beds, who was captain of a corporate challenge team made up of adventurous souls doing the National Three Peaks challenge - summiting Brita
We hear from Alex Shewring, the daughter of a foster carer, about what being a foster sibling means to her
There are a number of high profile, multi-million pound football teams in north London that footie fans can get passionate about, but the group that has been put together by the Care Leavers teams at Brent Council, also has much to shout about.
This weekend a team of 14 hardy souls from our corporate supporter Dreams will embark on the National Three Peaks challenge- a gruelling physical challenge which consists of climbing Britain’s highest three peaks in just 24 hours!
Having blogged for many years about fostering and raising children I have more recently looked at ways in which adults and young people can achieve happiness and contentment.