Being at a new home, Maggie had to move schools, where the only person she knew was her foster sibling. Initially, she was nervous about being in a new environment and having to make new friends. To make the transition easier, she decided to get involved in color guard...
Bianca (7) was 5 years old when she entered care due to neglect, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, and witnessing domestic violence between her biological parents. Since arriving at the A.B and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center, Bianca has lived in 4 different homes, each time attending a new school, in just the past two years.
Ethan (3) was only three months old when he was placed into foster care due to neglect and living in an unsafe environment. He has since been with a caregiver who is dedicated to providing him with the childhood he deserves. His caregiver reached out to get him his first bike.
Alan (8 months old) entered care the day he was born. He was removed from his biological mother due to prenatal drug exposure. His caregiver wanted to enroll him in baby sign language classes so he could be given the gift of language before he could speak.
Nadia entered care when she was 9 years old due to severe neglect. She is now 17 years old, and like many teenage girls, she likes to go shopping and buy new clothes. Instead of asking for new clothes, or the newest gadget, Nadia requested items to better prepare for her future.
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