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5 Ways You Can Help a Child in Foster Care Without Being a Foster Parent

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It’s a life-changing decision to become a foster parent. If fostering doesn’t work for you, here are five other ways you can help children in foster care.

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Jamari Traylor’s Journey From Homeless Teen to College Graduate

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In 2008, Jamari Traylor was a homeless teen in Chicago. He had never played organized basketball before, but a coach named Loren Jackson came into his life and changed everything.

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Children’s Book Inspires Kids in Foster Care to Find Their Hero

Dr. Jamie Schwanst’s second book “Finding Your Hero” encourages children in foster care to find heroes in their communities who can support and guide them toward becoming a successful adult.

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