Less than 3% of foster youth earn a Bachelor's degreeOver half end up homeless, incarcerated or on welfare.Donate Now
First Star's Foster Youth Academies keep youth on track for high school graduation and prepare them for college
99% of First Star youth graduate high school, 91% go on to higher education.
“You are no longer foster children... You are First Star students...and you will shine.”-Peter Samuelson
President and Co-founder, First Star
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