statistics are against foster children, but the Life Institute in Toledo is
trying to change that by offering a night of celebration and scholarships.
for Marissa Roberts, Deonte Moss, and Marjory Curry were answered when they got
out of their troubles lives as foster children, and got educated as adults.
That's why they're contributing to the Life Institute to help current foster
Institute is preparing for the second annual Foster Care and Higher Education
experience in foster care and life has been like a war," Moss said. "A personal
war for me, and I feel like I came out victorious."
and the others are hoping recognition for the foster kids' hard work will
inspire them to thrive.
mom and dad might have made a lot of mistakes," Moss said. "But I am not
defined by those mistakes, and I use that in my successes today."
formal gala will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Grand Plaza Hotel on Summit
Street in Toledo. Tickets are $50 per person at the door.