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 »
89 Agencies Served
31 Forgotten 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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40 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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The Forgotten Initiative | Mission Moments

The Forgotten Initiative Celebrates 5 Years! We invite you to celebrate with us the goodness of God as The Forgotten Initiative (TFI)–the foster care ministry of Lifesong for Orphans–celebrates 5 years of bringing joy and purpose to the foster care community around the country! In 2009, God led Jami Kaeb, a [...] 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 »


4 Truths: Men and the Cause of the Fatherless

Father’s Day affords us the opportunity to appreciate the men in our lives and reflect on their critical role in our family and church. The post below grew out of a panel discussion facilitated by Mike Hamilton, Show Hope, and joined by Jedd Medefind, CAFO; Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife; Russell Moore, Southern [...] Continue Reading »

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