Enhancing youth’s potential for self-determination
Fostering Goodwill is a Lexington, Kentucky based 501c3 organization that assists older youth in the child welfare system to enhance their potential of self-determination.
Fostering Goodwill has pledged its commitment to fostering a sense of empowerment to motivated individuals in the foster care system within our community.
Every year in our country there are thousands of adolescents who age out of the child welfare system
Many of these youth age out with no parental or family support. Some of these adolescents have become dependent on the child welfare system for survival as they have spent most of their lives relying on the resources of the system.
According to research, this population is among society’s most vulnerable in regards to becoming incarcerated, homeless, pregnant, and developing substance abuse issues.
Fostering Goodwill is a Lexington, Kentucky based 501c3 organization that assists older youth in the child welfare system to enhance their potential of self-determination. This organization has pledged its commitment to fostering a sense of empowerment to motivated individuals in the foster care system within our community.
These adolescents need specific resources that can increase the chances they become independent and productive members of society. Unfortunately, some of these resources are not provided to them. Our organization challenges individuals and businesses to help these foster youth reach their full potential and in turn help our community reach its full potential as well.
Fostering Goodwill collects gift cards to give for Christmas to older youth who are in foster care.
Former foster youth will get assistance to pay delinquent accounts that they have at post- secondary institutions
Celebrating the academic accomplishments of youth in foster care in the past by recognizing their achievements.
Good Giving Challenge
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