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Welcome to the HandMade by Foster Pride shop!

Foster Pride is a non-profit organization, established in 1993, that is dedicated to helping youth in foster care develop their talents and build self-esteem through mentoring relationships and the arts.

The HandMade program was born out of a simple request from a social worker: could Foster Pride teach the teenage girls living in their group home how to crochet? It turned out that crocheting wasn't just calming and creative - it spun into an opportunity for the girls to become entrepreneurs.

All items in this shop, 'HandMade by Foster Pride', are designed, created, and marketed by the young women that run this small business. All proceeds from sales go directly to these talented teens and for operating expenses of the program. You…

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  • Born on January 1
  • Joined February 2, 2011

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About

Welcome to the HandMade by Foster Pride shop!

Foster Pride is a non-profit organization, established in 1993, that is dedicated to helping youth in foster care develop their talents and build self-esteem through mentoring relationships and the arts.

The HandMade program was born out of a simple request from a social worker: could Foster Pride teach the teenage girls living in their group home how to crochet? It turned out that crocheting wasn't just calming and creative - it spun into an opportunity for the girls to become entrepreneurs.

All items in this shop, 'HandMade by Foster Pride', are designed, created, and marketed by the young women that run this small business. All proceeds from sales go directly to these talented teens and for operating expenses of the program. You can find out more at www.fosterpride.org or check out our blog at http://handmadefosterpride.tumblr.com/.

Thank you, and happy shopping!

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