"Foster care isn’t just a word, it’s a relationship."—Ray Ouellette
We’re thrilled that you’re thinking about becoming a foster parent and helping a child in crisis. One person can change the world for one child and there’s nothing more fulfilling than giving yourself for others. Take it from those who know:
"Each of us struggles with what we’re leaving our kids, and yet whatever it is will pass. The real legacy you leave is the lives you’ve impacted, the difference you made in your community, and the role model you were for your children."
"When you see the kids move from a place of woundedness to a place where they’re healed, happy and feel good, life is good. Just help one child. Anyone can do it, and help turn a life from heading the wrong way to heading the right way."
"We felt called to be foster parents so we went through MAPP training. We have been so changed through this process: You think you’re doing it to bless the children, but it’s such a blessing back to you! When you take a step of faith, God blesses you in a way that is overwhelming."
"One thing my children have learned through fostering and adopting is something I never could have taught them and that’s compassion. 4KIDS is just unbelievably supportive and always willing to lend an ear or a hand or advice. They offer once-a-month free babysitting for foster parents, and when you have five children, babysitting is big!"
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