Our Current Campaign!
In the summer of 2010, we launched our new recruitment campaign, I Did It. It features real Iowa foster families and the reasons why they chose to do foster care. Thanks to Joe Crimmings Photography for the time and talent donated to make this project possible.
First Lady Unveils "I Did It" Campaign - May 24, 2010
What would be your reason for doing foster care?
Meet some of our featured families:
Brandy - "I did it because I've been in their shoes. In junior high and high school, I was in foster care for six years. My foster family had such a positive impact on my life - it made me want to become a foster parent."
Christina - "I did it because I could. I knew my husband and I could be thoughtful, compassionate and supportive parents. We knew we could provide a loving and nurturing home to a child who needed one."
Linda - "I did it because two kids in our church needed a home. When two girls we knew were placed in a shelter, we thought we could just go pick them up. We became licensed foster parents to take care of them.Twenty years later we’re still fostering."
Sunshine - "I did it because of my sister.
Growing up, my sister was in foster care. When she later became a foster parent, she inspired my husband and me to think, Hey, we can do this. Now we help sisters stick together by fostering sibling groups and other Iowa kids."