Creating an Impact: The Creative Community & Foster Care

Tennessee Kids Belong believes everyone can do something to change the story of foster care, and the creative community is a powerhouse of ingenuity and inspiration.

The national creative community has recently drawn attention to foster care with the addition of a character in foster care on Sesame Street, a series of news articles in The Kansas City Star, and the foster care plot line in This Is Us.

Creatives of every variety--from songwriters to movie producers, athletes to poets--have partnered with TKB to highlight foster care and support children and families impacted by foster care. Here are just a few examples!

MLB player Caleb Joseph joined TKB at an I Belong Project™ video shoot for the day.

Recording artist Chris Tomlin used his tour to highlight TKB and the needs around foster care nationwide.

Olympic figure skater Scott Hamilton gave a free private skating lesson to a teenager whose I Belong Project™ video he had seen.

The TKB songwriting contest winner recorded an anthem of “Belonging” for children in foster care.

Paramount Pictures and Ingram Entertainment partnered with TKB for a pre-release screening of the movie Instant Family.

A children’s book illustrator offered a collaborative painting experience for children at several I Belong Project™ video shoots.

A former astronaut recorded a personal video for a child who wants to be an astronaut when he grows up.

We are always looking for new, innovative ideas to change the story around foster care, and YOU, the creative community, are brimming with talents and originality. We’d love to hear YOUR thoughts! Click here to share your idea!

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