2016 Reaching for Success Conference for SE Ohio foster care youth, ages 14+

As former foster youth ourselves, we offer heartfelt appreciation to the many people and organizations who worked together to make this event possible:

  • Athens County CASA: Thank you for sponsoring beverages for the event, and for your tireless work behind the scenes to move this exciting project forward.

  • Athens County Foster Parent Association: Thank you for baking cookies and sponsoring gift cards for the raffle for participating youth.

  • Athens County JFS and SEORTC: Thank you for your assistance and support.

  • Fairfield County JFS: Thank you for promoting this event to nearby counties, including Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskinggum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton and Washington

  • Kiser's Barbeque: Thank you for being such a joy to work with when we schedule foster care-related events.

  • Ohio Health: Thank you for sponsoring drawstring bags and planners for every young person in attendance.

  • Ohio University: Many thanks to the President's Office and OMSAR -- and also to the OHIO Career and Leadership Development Office for providing resource guides to participating youth. Special thanks to the OHIO Reach Scholars Program for sponsoring the cost of lunch.

  • Suits for Success: Special thanks goes to Herman Carson of the Ohio Public Defender's Office and Robin Bozian of Southeastern Ohio Legal Services for conducting a Suits for Success drive from April 1 - May 5, 2016.

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