Aspire To More Wins National Award

We are delighted to announce that Aspire To More is a National Award Winning Project. On Monday 21st November 3 young people from the Aspire To More Project attended the Kids Count Inspiration Awards at The House of Commons. They were nominated and won in the category of “Most Inspirational Campaign on Youth Issues”. Lauren…

Meet Mike Dennis

Mike Dennis is a care leaver and co-founder of Wholistic Fostering, a fostering agency in the West Midlands.  He shares his story for the aspire to more project to inspire young people in care and care leavers. “My biggest achievement would be realising that success doesn’t come from trying to do it alone” Read his full interview…

Meet David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya grew up in care, and worked for 25 years in broadcasting, making current affairs programmes. He now delivers well being training for the NHS, and runs a course with Jenni Randall, who was once his social worker, on building relationships with looked after children. “A whole generation of mixed race kids ended up…

“People say”

” You’re different”, all ’cause you are in care. All ’cause you have been taken away, To make life fair. People stroll and glare, you go all shy and just want to be normal, when you’re already normal, So, when they start staring, hold your head high and don’t go all shy. When you’re at…