Aging Out of Foster Care: In Search of a Lifeline
Let’s check in with Peter again, shall we? Readers of The Imprint may remember the plucky former foster kid from Silicon Valley whose luck went from bad to terrible recently when the police confiscated his $600 “hippie van” — his home, his refuge — after he was caught driving without a registration.
CNN Hero Taps Online Donor Network to Support a Former Foster Youth Battling Kidney Disease
In early March, Miriam Yarde started a GoFundMe page to raise $10,000 for the medical bills and living costs that will arise when she receives a life-saving kidney transplant. Less than two months later, the 24-year-old former foster youth and University of California-Berkeley graduate has almost reached her mark on the crowd-sourced fundraising page, and has boosted her goal to $20,000.