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The Jason Bishop Show – America’s Hottest Illusionist!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Join Foster Forward—and Presenting Sponsor, Waterson Terminal Services—for The Jason Bishop Show! Jason Bishop performs stunning, state of the art magic and illusions. Each show features amazing sleight of hand, exclusive grand illusions and even close-up magic projected onto huge screens. Jason has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, CW Network’s “Masters of Illusion”, Canada’s… Continue Reading The Jason Bishop Show – America’s Hottest Illusionist!


Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Works Wonders® Named WINNER of Ash Center Innovations in American Government Award This past summer, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, announced the finalists for the 2018 Innovations in American Government Award. Seven programs competed for a $50,000 grand prize. Today, Rhode Island Governor… Continue Reading Works Wonders® – NATIONAL AWARD WINNER!

An IMPORTANT Note to Foster Families!

Monday, November 26, 2018

The Holiday Gifts Distribution to Rhode Island Foster Families will be held on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018, 8:00AM – 9:00PM. You are invited to the Annual Holiday Gift Distribution to pick up free toys donated by Hasbro, coats, clothing, hats and mittens for the children placed in your care. Foster parents of teens will receive… Continue Reading An IMPORTANT Note to Foster Families!

National Blueprint For Excellence

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We at Foster Forward were honored to accept the National Blueprint for Excellence Award from the Child Welfare League of America for our Works Wonders program. The award is presented to an individual, community partner and agency innovator with a demonstrated commitment to the principles of the CWLA National Blueprint for Excellence in Child Welfare.… Continue Reading National Blueprint For Excellence

Amber’s WISH!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Meet Amber, one of our young clients, suffering with Pancreatic cancer. She has a lifetime dream to go on a cruise; she has never taken a vacation. We have identified a Carnival Cruise package and she could set sail this July after recovery from major surgery. Help us raise $2,800 to send her and a… Continue Reading Amber’s WISH!

Foster Forward Presents On Panel At United States Senate Caucus

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

On Monday, June 16, 2014 Foster Forward Executive Director Lisa Guillette and ASPIRE participant Sarah Smith presented on behalf of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative on a panel at the U.S. Senate Caucus on Financial Literacy for Foster Youth.

What Does It Look Like To Empower A Lifetime

Monday, April 25, 2016

Natcha madNatachae her first ASPIRE asset match for a shiny new (used) car! Her 2004 Honda Odyssey will help her maintain her full time job which helps support her family. Natacha will also begin Financial Coaching this Friday with the Capital Good Fund to continue to work towards her financial goals! Way to go Natacha!

Foster Forward Awarded Governor’s Workforce Board Innovative Partnership Grant

Monday, April 25, 2016

Governor Chafee Announces $1.75M in GWB Innovative Partnership Grants. Foster Forward was one of 13 awardees to receive grants to connect employers and educational providers to develop Opportunities for unemployed and underemployed Rhode Islanders. Using the Works Wonders model, Foster Forward will be serving 50 youth in or who have aged out of foster care… Continue Reading Foster Forward Awarded Governor’s Workforce Board Innovative Partnership Grant