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Emma's fundraiser to #FosterLove for older kids in foster care

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THE STORY:

Remember what it was like when you were 15? Or 17? Or 19? How pretty much clueless and inept you were, how ill-equipped to deal with the most mundane daily stuff, let alone life's big complicated challenges? Now imagine what it's like being 17 and living in a group home or foster home with no parents in your life:  no-one who loves you unconditionally, puts your needs first, is there for you no matter what.  No one to come to your graduation, to spoil you on your birthday and Thanksgiving, to teach you how to cook and open a bank account.   Over the last 5 years, through YouGottaBelieve, I've met so many young people who existed in this kind of nightmare for years - before their lives were utterly transformed by being adopted by a loving parent. And parents whose lives were transformed too - by gaining new sons or daughters they never thought they'd have. YouGottaBelieve performs miracles: they create loving families out of darkness and loneliness. It would be so fantastic if you could make a donation to help them continue their work

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To This Fundraiser

$2,575

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dany Lennon

    $100

  • Sam

    $100

  • Vaughn & Katie

    $50

  • Mike Densmore

    $50

  • Annette & the boys

     

  • Anthony DePalma

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Nicola Jalili

    $50

  • jennifer gavin

    $50

  • Alexa Knight

    $75

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $75

  • Stephanie Folwell

    $25

  • Laura

    $100

  • Krista Parris

    $25

  • John & Donna

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Stephen Beresford

    $50

  • Sarah Christie-Brown

    $50

  • Charles Day

    $150

  • David Rubin

    $175

  • Suzanne Kucera

    $100

  • Margaret Rimsky Richards

    $50

  • Angela Sun

    $100

  • jeff johnson

    $50

  • Bonnie Siegler

    $100

  • Saneel & Whitney Radia

    $100

  • Laura Stroup

    $50

  • Brian McCarter

    $50

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86% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,575 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Brian McCarter

Brian McCarter

DONATION: $50

1 month ago

Laura Stroup

Laura Stroup

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Saneel & Whitney Radia

Saneel & Whitney Radia

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

Bonnie Siegler

Bonnie Siegler

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

jeff johnson

jeff johnson

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Angela Sun

Angela Sun

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

Margaret Rimsky Richards

Margaret Rimsky Richards

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Suzanne Kucera

Suzanne Kucera

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

David Rubin

David Rubin

DONATION: $175

4 months ago

Charles Day

Charles Day

DONATION: $150

4 months ago