Foster care changed my life’

I spent four years in foster care and through those years, I knew that there was a need for more foster homes in Oregon. I remember call after call to my foster mother asking her to take in a new child. Thanks to the open heart of one woman, my life was forever changed for the better and I was able to grow into a better and stronger person in spite of all the struggle in my life.

After years of neglect, physical and emotional abuse from my parents, at age 14 I turned . . .