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Featured Family Story

Jorge and Lisa Alvarez

Florida

Love and a sense of mission have compelled Jorge and Lisa Alvarez to open their home – and their hearts – to more than 100 foster children, many with significant medical needs.

Jorge and Lisa Alvarez

Featured Youth and Foster Alumni Story

Maxine

Wimauma, Florida 

Maxine Archibald was born into an abusive household and spent her early childhood severely ill. She credits a child welfare worker for removing her from her birth father when she was 9 and placing her with loving foster parents. For 13 years her forever family raised her. Looking back on her life, she believes her marriage, her children, grandchildren, and her business career, would have not been possible if not for her foster parents.

Maxine
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