Our Foster Family Profiles

Our Foster Family Profiles

Featured Foster Family: Rick April 17, 2021 | Written By Family Works

Meet our foster parent, Rick. He and his crew of teenage boys live in western Wisconsin, near LaCrosse. There’s never a dull moment at their house as they stay busy camping, fishing, hiking and golfing. Rick has always been drawn to the world of helping others. As a young child, Rick’s mom passed away, and […]

Matt and Kristi with family
Featured Foster Family: Kristi and Matt February 26, 2021 | Written By Family Works

Meet Kristi and Matt, a foster family in the Eau Claire region. When the family isn’t busy keeping up with their adopted, biological and foster children, they enjoy spending time at their lake house and taking road trips across the United States.   You’ll find with foster families that “family” is an always expanding definition. […]

Wade and adopted son
Featured Foster Family: Wade November 20, 2020 | Written By Family Works

Meet foster parent, Wade. Wade and his family live in rural Wisconsin and find many ways to stay busy including caring for their farm and cooking lots of delicious food. Wade admits his journey to becoming a foster parent was less of a conscious choice and more of a natural chain of events. Wade describes […]

Gary and Leann
Featured Foster Family: Gary and LeAnn October 16, 2020 | Written By Family Works

Meet foster parents, Gary and LeAnn. They are passionate about foster care and especially love caring for teenage girls. They’re a unique family made up of 3 generations of foster parents (LeAnn’s parents and their adult daughter and son-in-law have all fostered!)   At the age of 50, LeAnn had to suddenly retire from a […]

Jim and Taunya
Featured Foster Family: Jim & Taunya September 9, 2020 | Written By Family Works

Meet longtime foster parents Jim & Taunya, whose “the more the merrier” attitude has given them a large family and a lot of fun. Learn how they became involved in foster care and their advice to new foster families.   Jim and Taunya approached foster care just how they do many things in life, wholeheartedly […]

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