The Forgotten Initiative

Mobilizing the Body of Christ to bring joy and purpose to the foster care community.

At a Glance

The Forgotten Initiative supports, resources and networks TFI Advocates across the nation, helping them grow sustainable foster care ministries in their communities. Learn More »
68 Agencies Served
35 TFI Advocates
2011 Year established

Get Involved

There are so many ways to support foster care communities nationwide. Your donation and prayers make a difference in the lives of those who feel forgotten!

Our Mission

Bringing Joy and Purpose to the Foster Care Community

Who is the foster care community?

Agency Workers

Foster Parents

Vulnerable Adults


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“The Forgotten Initiative has provided our church with concrete and invaluable opportunities to show the love of Christ to our community.”

-Chris, Lead Pastor: Compass Church


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33 foster care ministries throughout the nation mobilizing the Body of Christ through:

To read all Foster Care related blog posts, see below, or visit The Forgotten Initiative's official blog.


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News + Updates

Who Is the Orphan in America?

When you hear “orphan in America,” who comes to mind? The truth may surprise you. Since the United States lacks traditional orphanages it can be easy to believe that our country is void of orphaned children (whether literal or social). Yet, in reality, the need to love and care for vulnerable [...] Continue Reading »

My First Father’s Day as a Foster Dad

I remember the first time I saw my girls. I had butterflies in my stomach. At first it was a picture on my Iphone. Then I remember walking into the agency and I saw them through the window blinds. The youngest had long (and I mean long!) black pigtails and sat next her birth mom quietly. The oldest was energetic and [...] Continue Reading »

Carried by God: National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month. Last year The Forgotten Initiative (TFI), Lifesong for Orphans’ foster care ministry, started something new with the launch of The Forgotten Podcast. Their goal with every episode is to bring voice to the foster care community. Jami Kaeb, Founder and Executive Director of TFI, [...] Continue Reading »

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