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 »
92 Agencies Served
33 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


Life Touching Life: How to Create a Culture of Commitment

The statistics are sobering. 75% of foster parents no longer foster after their first placement, and as many as 1 out of 4 adoptions dissolve or disrupt. Fostering and adopting is hard work, plain and simply. But our relational God made us to be relational, and created a way for families to be encouraged while [...] Continue Reading »


How to Strengthen Your Marriage on the Fostering or Adoption Journey

Dennis and Barbara Rainey know a thing or two about how to preserve and even strengthen a marriage while doing the hard work of caring for the world’s most vulnerable. They’ve been married over 40 years and have 6 grown children, one of whom is adopted. Additionally, they lead Family Life, a multi-faceted [...] Continue Reading »


Why “The Least of These” Matter Most

Bible scholars have argued the identity of “the least of these” for decades. Is Matthew 25 referring to the world’s most destitute, or is it instructing believers to care for fellow Christians in need? Either way, both interpretations of “the least of these” have sufficient Biblical [...] Continue Reading »

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