How Extraordinary Families Changes Youth’s and Family’s Lives

Sarah Boone, CEO and Executive Director of Extraordinary Families

"We've really made a concerted effort to recruit more families, to make sure that more kids are moving from group homes and congregate care into the family homes that they deserve. The reality is there are still 20,000 kids in foster care, ages 2 days old to 21. We've been able to redesign and develop our Up4Youth Program, a combination of mentoring services as well as educational and resource coordination." - Sarah Boone

Thanks to Extraordinary Families’ two forward-thinking programs, Foster Care & Adoption Program and UP4Youth, many families have successfully fostered-to-adopt and many foster youth have found love and support. In this incredibly heartwarming and candid video from Extraordinary Families, three families and three foster youth share how their lives have changed.

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