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Fostering wellness in Wake, Durham and Orange counties

There are approximately 1,400 young people in foster care in Wake, Durham and Orange counties in North Carolina, many of whom lack the kind of support networks other young people rely on to make a successful transition to adulthood. What are we doing to help?

These resilient young people have big dreams and so much to offer to make the Triangle Region an even more healthy and vibrant community. 

That’s why we are proud to support Fostering Wellness, a collective of six nonprofit organizations, led by Inter-faith Food Shuttle, working together to help these young adults improve their own leadership and employment skills, develop stronger support networks, live healthier lives and become advocates for a healthier community.

We got to meet seven of these talented youth leaders to learn about the goals that we know that they can achieve with the support of one another and our Fostering Wellness Partners:

We can’t wait to see this group of young people, and hundreds more, achieve their dreams and we are happy to be a small part of it.  

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