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Making the Holiday Bright… | Utah Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

The look on Ben’s face at our Santa Brigade event last year was priceless! When he opened his gift, it was exactly what he wanted—Star Wars legos. Unfortunately, many children in foster care ask Santa for one thing, and receive something completely different. Utah Foster Care’s Giving Tree program is committed to making sure that every child gets gifts that they have SPECIFICALLY asked for from Santa. This means that they don’t ask Santa for a bike, and receive a…

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Alan’s Story | Utah Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

At age 16, Alan was homeless, with no family or resources, walking the streets of Layton. A week before Christmas, Alan came to live at the home of foster parents Carl and Eva Goodfellow. Eva picks up the story from there: When we found out we’d have another teen in our home for Christmas, we quickly scrambled to get presents through Utah Foster Care’s Giving Tree program for the new boy. Christmas morning came and my other children awoke bright…

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