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David, Scott, Christopher and Matthew make up a wonderful family brought together in an extraordinary way!

Meet Jazmin Coronado; a bright and hard working individual. At 18 years old she was living in a car, and

In honor of Pride Month and Father's Day we have asked Peter Gandolfo, an executive coach with www.GandolfoGroup.com and a father of two, to share his path to parenthood and how interconnected that path was to his coming out as a gay man.

Luis was 6 years old when he was picked up from school and placed into foster care. Through many struggles he's managed to grow into an extraordinary young man.

David & Margaret is dedicated to providing support to children, youth and families involved in foster care. In recognition of Foster Care Awareness Month we are pleased to announce progressive steps to further support team members involved in the foster care system.

May is Foster Care Awareness Month, and our theme for the observance is “It Takes a Village.” In this post, we talked to Dan about his and his wife’s experiences as foster/adoptive parents.

Meet Domeo, newest intern at Dave and Maggie's Café!

Hop Skip Drive, helping youth in foster care and families across the nation.

Mo Williams, BUSD shares insights into the village supporting youth in foster care.

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month (NFCAM), a time dedicated to raising awareness for all the children and youth in foster care. It is also when we honor the foster parents, families, volunteers, child welfare professionals, and members of the community who have a role in supporting youth who experience foster care!

Sadie looks forward to a teaching career, and eventually, a family of her own. To both, she will bring to bear not only a fine education, but perspective on life shaped by her experiences as a former foster child who is a success story.

Former foster youth Joy Clarke’s recent graduation from Cal Poly Pomona is a testament to her laser-sharp focus on her future.

Maria was born into the foster system, living with a variety of foster families and attending many schools. “My experience? It was good, all my social workers were nice, friendly...

Mr. and Mrs. Greenblatt have been active foster parents with David & Margaret for the last ten years. They have opened their home and heart to many foster children over the years.

Our Impact This Year

  • Youth & Families Served

    644

  • Volunteer Hours

    4,676

  • Youth Internship Hours

    1280

  • Housing Provided

    105

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