Several years ago we had a dream to help
foster youth share their stories by publishing and distributing works
written by them. We are pleased to announce that Gift for a Child has
launched foster youth story telling initiatives: "My Write Story and
Over the last year, we've spent time
photographing some exceptional
youth that have written incredible mini essays about their experiences
in foster care. In 2011, our first two books will be published: "Foster
Drift and Celebration You and Me." These books are a collaboration of
professional writers and foster youth working together.
My Write Story
Over the last year, Gift for a Child
across the United States to find books and stories written by
experienced foster care. The foster youth and
alumni participating in our program are committed to advocating on
all foster youth across the country. Some experienced homelessness,
graduated from college, some achieved success despite moving from place
place and never obtaining a college degree. We are distributing their
books for free to foster youth.
Every month, we will be featuring an
excerpt from their book and we will provide a place for you to order the
book directly from the author.