Pretty Muddy Challenge

10 July, 2018

Two of our wonderful foster children decided that raising money for charity sounded like a fun idea. As both of the girls love being active, they signed up for The Pretty Muddy Challenge and did exactly that. With the support of their family, who they have been happily settled with for 4 years, they were cheered […]

Doncaster Carer Gets Crafty

6 July, 2018

Anita, our lovely Foster Carer from our Doncaster team, has been busy making a selection of Orange Grove crafts, including hand-painted keyrings and wooden spoons. Made with love, they share the all important message about making a difference and changing a child’s life. We just love how passionate our carers are about the Orange Grove […]

PGL Adventure

4 July, 2018

From 1st to 3rd July, Orange Grove organised an adventure at PGL for birth children, allowing them to interact and meet with other birth children from across the country. These fun-filled days were full of plenty of activities like Kayaking, giant swing, tunnels, high and low robes and trusting games. With friendships that will last a […]

James & Simon’s Fostering Story

20 June, 2018

“Whether you’re LGBTQ, a straight couple, or single and fostering is something you’ve considered, we can’t recommend enough that you go ahead and find out more” James and Simon are coming up to their second fostering anniversary with Orange Grove and have shared their fostering journey with us so far. We have been together for […]

Summer Kitchen Project Launch

19 June, 2018 #Summerkitchen18

We’re encouraging children to grow and cook with their own fruit and vegetables “It was a great pleasure and privilege to be at the event and to meet the wonderful people who are doing great things for the children” Together with Fosterplus, our Milton Keynes team have launched a brand new campaign to encourage children to […]

Circus Workshop

30 May, 2018

On May 29th, the Bromsgrove office was transformed into a circus for a fun-filled workshop! Staff, children and carers came out in numbers to give the range of circus activities their best attempt. Although no one will be leaving for the circus anytime soon, It was a great afternoon full of plenty of laughs!

Suzo’s Fostering Story

16 May, 2018 Suzo's Fostering Story

“We love him like he’s one of our own” Suzo shares how he’s fostered over 40 children in 20 years, despite losing his wife nearly 10 years ago. Twenty years ago, Suzo was inspired to become a foster carer by his wife Ruth who was a nursery nurse for several years but always dreamt of […]

Kenya’s Fostering Story

14 May, 2018 Kenya's Fostering Story as a Birth Child

“It’s these small things that make you realise that everything you are doing as a family is completely worthwhile” Kenya shares what’s it’s like being part of a family who fosters and having four more brothers and sisters.  Kenya, now 23, was 17 years old when her family welcomed foster children into their home. Her […]

Brigitte’s Fostering Story

Brigitte's Fostering Story

“I can honestly say that the lives of my own children have been so enriched by this whole experience” Brigitte shares the positive influence fostering a group of four siblings has had on her own children and the great bond they share.  Brigitte, a qualified Social Worker for over twenty years, made the life-changing decision […]

Dawn’s Fostering Story

Dawn Foster Carer Story

“One young person I fostered, now an adult in his thirties, is still in my life today and calls me ‘mum’” Dawn started her fostering career over 26 years ago. She’d always adored children and had spent many years babysitting and childminding. Dawn always felt that caring for children was her ‘calling’ in life, and […]