From foster care to fishing extraordinaire – David’s Story – Foster Parents Article

David Duff (left) donating two brand new fishing rods to Swiis Education Worker, Sandy McLeod. This summer in Dundee, Education Worker Sandy Mcleod has been supporting children and young people through outdoor activities.Sandy introduced our young people to 1:1 fly fishing coaching at the beautiful Ledyatt Fishery, run by owner David Duff.Over several visits to the fishery, Sandy discovered that David had a story of his own to share with people in care….With a calming nature, David welcomes everyone he…

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Swiis Dundee 30th Birthday Celebrations – Foster Parents Article

On Saturday 26th May in Dundee, foster carers, their families, children and young people went along en masse to celebrate 30 years of Swiis. The Dundee party was the first of a series of parties across Scotland and England to celebrate Swiis turning 30. Dundee Resource Worker, Karyn Brady tells us all about their celebrations for Swiis’ birthday celebrations. “We were amazed to have such a fantastic turnout for our party, with over 110 people coming along to celebrate Swiis…

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What is Foster Care Fortnight? – Foster Parents Article

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 12:36 pm Today, the annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign launches across the UK, but what is the next two weeks all about? Why do we need a fortnight dedicated to foster care? Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by the charity, The Fostering Network. It has been running for nearly 20 years and celebrates the inspirational commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers. The main aim of…

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