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There are many ways you can help Connections to Independence’s youth and programming. Keep reading to find out how you can support the mission adn vision of Connections to Independence!


The mission Connections to Independence is to provide unique programming and advocacy for youth, ages 14-24, to promote a successful and healthy transition to living independently as they reach adulthood.


Ending the cycle of foster care by creating a world that empowers youth to thrive for future generations.

We Are Currently Seeking Board Members

Interested in board service? Know someone who is? We are looking to add several board members, and we would love to hear from you! C2i helps foster care youth, ages 14–24, deal with the emotional and social impacts of being in foster care, and make a successful, healthy transition to adulthood by developing skills related to financial literacy, housing, education, and employment.

C2i’s outcomes are second to none:

If you or someone you know would like to learn more about C2i or serving on its board, please contact Beth Forsythe ( We are looking to expand the board in all areas of expertise, and are in particular need of HR and marketing representation on the board. Thank you!

Make a Donation

C2i exists solely because of generous donors, contracts, and partners that range from government agencies to individual donors and volunteers. We utilize all funds for organizational and programming purposes to move our mission forward.

You can give financial donations to support C2i by clicking the button below.

Strategic Partners

Strategic partnerships are the life support of all nonprofit organizations. C2i is no different. We are truly thankful for all our partnering businesses and agencies who have contributed various resources to benefit the youth of C2i and help us push our mission forward.

Below is a list of our partners.

If your company or community organization would like to collaborate with C2i through offering unpaid youth internships, donating product or services, or some other way, please contact Jessica Rogers, Executive Director, by email or fill out the contact form by clicking the button below.

Guest Speakers

C2i is always looking for dynamic speakers who can share areas of expertise and or life experiences that are relevant to our youth who face unique challenges as they reach adulthood. Some of these topics may include:

  • Post-secondary education topics
  • How to access and sustain housing and housing programs
  • Employment
  • Independent Living topics

If you would like to share your expertise and or relevant life experiences with C2i youth please contact Michelle May, Program Director, at or click on the contact tab and send us a brief email describing what you would like to share. We consider all speakers to be volunteers. Therefore, speakers will not be financially compensated.

C2i in the Media

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