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Foster parents create the feeling of home and a sense of belonging for those who need it most. That’s why this Mother’s and Father’s Day, RITZ is shining a light on foster parents everywhere and celebrating them as the ultimate welcomers.

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Share your support for foster parents everywhere.

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#FosterWelcome

our partner.

RITZ is proud to collaboratively partner with the National Foster Parent Association to celebrate and support foster parents across America.

support foster parents.

Lack of resources is the number one reason foster parents stop fostering. This May for National Foster Care Month, help foster parents continue to make a difference by donating.

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get involved.

Foster parents can’t do it alone. Learn more about volunteer opportunities to help support foster families in your community.

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become a foster parent.

The need for foster parents has never been greater. Learn more about what foster parenting is really like and see if it’s right for you.

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facts about foster care.

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The number of children in the US foster care system on any given day.

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The average hourly amount of financial aid given to foster parents per child.

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Of all foster youth are reunited with their family or primary caregiver when they exit the system.

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Of foster parents would foster again, given the proper resources and support.

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foster stories.

Jeena Wilder

Jeena Wilder

This transracial foster mom and advocate isn't shy about sharing her opinions and adorable family photos with her social media followers.

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PJ and Thomas

PJ and Thomas

PJ and Thomas McKay are husbands raising 3 foster kids, renovating houses, fixing up their new farm and chronicling it all at PJandThomas.com.

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Peter Mutabazi

Peter Mutabazi

From street child in Uganda to a single foster dad in the US, Peter’s story is as extraordinary as it is inspirational.

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Jamie Finn

Jamie Finn

Author of FosterTheFamilyblog.com and host of the Real Mom Podcast, Jamie is also the biological, adoptive and foster mother of 4-6 children.

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These fun, playful stickers let foster parents share family photos on social media while also following their state’s rules about protecting foster children’s identities.

Use them now on Instagram by searching #FosterWelcome.

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Please get permission from the appropriate child welfare agency before posting family pictures that include a child or youth in care. It’s important to ensure that photos (including backgrounds/settings and accompanying copy) do not create privacy or safety risks. For more information see Social Media: Tips for Foster Parents and Caregivers (Credit: Child Welfare Information Gateway).