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FOSTERCLUB
September 29, 2009

I have seen people paralyzed by anxiety to such an extent that every life circumstance to be dealt with becomes tinged by a sort of melancholic awareness of the impermanence of things. The awareness by itself is not necessarily a bad thing except when there is no symbol of hope or rather awareness of a future good. It is my opinion that Fosterclub provides an indispensable service towards this end, particularly in the form of the Fosterclub All Stars. The All Stars, and indeed Fosterclub in general, give a silent permission to others to proceed with life rather than becoming paralyzed by the stark revelations brought on by a less than good childhood. The programs offered by Fosterclub are impressive but would amount to very little were it not for the ever caring and ever patient staff of the organization whose compassion appears to me to be beyond question. I have been a recipient of the love and infectious joy of those involved with Fosterclub for sometime and I grow more impressed each time I see a presentation delivered to a group of eager foster youth or when I see a youth having fun simply playing with an All Star.

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the way that each member of the team cares. It is authentic and encouraging.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Former staff & I was an intern with the organiation for two summers where I traveled the country and interacted with foster youth of various states as well as interacting with those who interact regularly with youth from care.