Foster the Family provides Immediate Placement Packages to families welcoming a child through foster, adoptive, or kinship care.

Immediately after a child is placed in a new home, Foster the Family dispatches a trained & background checked volunteer to the foster home to deliver a Emergency Placement Package that includes clothing, hygiene, and comfort items for the child, a meal for the family, and an invitation into our caring network of support.
EXPLORE OUR TEAMS:
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We are a group of champions with diverse experieces and perspectives who are dedicated to fiercely supporting foster, adoptive, and kinship families and the children they care for. Our team brings a blend of professional and lived experience and shares a passion to see families thrive and the children they welcome experience healing and belonging.

Our work is driven by the Biblical ethic of caring for the vulnerable and is fueled by God's love for them and for us. Our staff is supported by a dedicated team of caring volunteers.
Want to join the team? See open roles here.
OPEN ROLES
OUR VALUES
Our values are rooted in Biblical principles, driven by the love of God for the vulnerable and for us, and lead us to serve with:
Compassion
We are driven by compassionate care for every person touched by the child welfare system–children, foster, adoptive, and kinship parents, first families, and social workers. We believe that children are precious to God and the family is created by God and sacred to Him.
Commitment
We support the entire family before, throughout, and after placement.
Cultivation
We educate foster parents and seek to develop a well-equipped, trauma-informed, restorative approach to foster care within the families we serve.
Collaboration
We believe that everyone has a part to play in impacting the foster care crisis. We equip, mobilize, and educate the local community and church to engage and support those affected by foster care.
Community
We prioritize belonging and connection. We invite vulnerable children and families into a caring community of our staff, volunteers and, most importantly, other foster, adoptive, and kinship families.

The Board

Jamie
 
Finn
Founder and President
Jamie
 
Finn
Founder and President
Justice
 
Volz
Vice President
Justice
 
Volz
Vice President
Andrea
 
Thorpe
Secretary
Andrea
 
Thorpe
Secretary
Megan
 
Clapper
Board Director
Megan
 
Clapper
Board Director
Mary
 
Tretina
Board Director
Mary
 
Tretina
Board Director
Joshua
 
Volz
Board Director
Joshua
 
Volz
Board Director
Robin
 
Young
Board Director
Robin
 
Young
Board Director

US Team

Savannah
 
Wehling
Executive Director
Savannah
 
Wehling
Executive Director
Micah
 
Wiginton
Senior Manager, Support Groups
Micah
 
Wiginton
Senior Manager, Support Groups
Trish
 
Swords
Administrative Manager
Trish
 
Swords
Administrative Manager
Julianna
 
Iepson
Executive Assistant and Filled Manager
Julianna
 
Iepson
Executive Assistant and Filled Manager
Melanie
 
Everett
Finance and Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator
Melanie
 
Everett
Finance and Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator
Jana
 
Langebartels
Support Group Supervisor
Jana
 
Langebartels
Support Group Supervisor
Kayla
 
Moffitt
National Communications Coordinator
Kayla
 
Moffitt
National Communications Coordinator
Jillian
 
Wilkerson
Marketing Coordinator and Program Coordinator
Jillian
 
Wilkerson
Marketing Coordinator and Program Coordinator

New Jersey Team

Jesse
 
Boykin
New Jersey Director
Jesse
 
Boykin
New Jersey Director
Kiarra
 
Cottman
Program Coordinator
Kiarra
 
Cottman
Program Coordinator

DC Team

Kim
 
McCullough
DC Director
Kim
 
McCullough
DC Director
Tricia
 
Jewell
DC Assistant Director
Tricia
 
Jewell
DC Assistant Director
Janel
 
Dunegan
DC Area Manager
Janel
 
Dunegan
DC Area Manager
Mandi
 
Brown
HUB FAMILY CARE Coordinator
Mandi
 
Brown
HUB FAMILY CARE Coordinator
Melanie
 
Drown
Hub Program Coordinator
Melanie
 
Drown
Hub Program Coordinator
Angela
 
McDermott
DC Administrative Assistant
Angela
 
McDermott
DC Administrative Assistant

Baltimore Team

Erin
 
Tracht
Baltimore Director
Erin
 
Tracht
Baltimore Director
Melanie
 
Everett
Volunteer Coordinator and Finance and Administrative Assistant
Melanie
 
Everett
Volunteer Coordinator and Finance and Administrative Assistant
Jillian
 
Wilkerson
Program Coordinator and Marketing Coordinator
Jillian
 
Wilkerson
Program Coordinator and Marketing Coordinator
Kristen Christy
 
Kristen Christy
Family Care Coordinator in Maryland
Kristen Christy
 
Kristen Christy
Family Care Coordinator in Maryland

Grand Rapids Team

Jessica
 
Mayhew
Grand Rapids Director
Jessica
 
Mayhew
Grand Rapids Director
Faye
 
Veltman
Volunteer and Events Coordinator
Faye
 
Veltman
Volunteer and Events Coordinator

Florida Team

Kimberlee
 
Peralta
Florida Director
Kimberlee
 
Peralta
Florida Director
Dawn
 
Corona
Family Care Coordinator
Dawn
 
Corona
Family Care Coordinator
Whitney
 
Raszka
Volunteer Coordinator
Whitney
 
Raszka
Volunteer Coordinator

Want to Be part of the Team?

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