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Success Story Foster Care Heroes

December 2012 Hero

| December 1st, 2012

Katie and her husband, John, who also has become a mentor for the two oldest, aging-out youth, and is an important and needed male role model in their lives.

Every child needs a hero, somebody who believes in them wholeheartedly, and who is always on their side. Katie Napolitano, VP at a social impact investment company, is also Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) to six New York City foster children, ages 4-19.  These brothers and sisters had only been in the same room together [...]

November 2012 Hero

| November 1st, 2012

Ja'Nelle and BJ 2

All Ja’Nelle Earle ever wanted was a “regular family.”  “You know,” she says, “like a perfect TV family with a stay-at-home mom.”

June 2012 Heroes

| May 24th, 2012

June’s heroes are Victor and Connie Erlacher. The Erlachers have fostered more than 50 children and teens over the last 30 years. Find out more!