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A new laptop for Kristiona who teaches preschool children

Posted Mar 8, 2021
Kristiona is a hard working, self motivated young woman who has come so far in life and is looking forward to changing the world in the foster care system. She is currently pursuing her dream by getting her masters degree in social work or nonprofit management while also working with preschool children as a teacher. She has been using the same Chromebook that she acquired in middle school and that laptop has presented many problems, including the loss of several important work documents, her book, and constantly has to be plugged in. She uses her laptop in her job as a teacher and needs to be able to access certain programs and build lesson plans etc. She would be so grateful to have this gift to continue her success in her job and education.

Kristiona is 28 years old and lives in CO

Originally, Kristiona was placed in Foster Care at the age of two where she was adopted, only to again be bounced around from foster home to foster home at the age of nine. She was adopted and then returned to foster care where she aged out. Kristiona became independent and started her college journey and has been successful at it despite everyday obstacles and medical issues. Kristiona has graduated from CMU with her Bachelor's degree and is looking at continuing her education to work with children. She currently works with an early head start preschool as a teacher and enjoys every moment. Kristiona is committed to breaking a generational cycle of abuse and lack of education. Her ultimate goal is to own and run a summer camp for children in foster care, that is not only fun, but can also provide them with therapeutic and mentoring supports.

The Wish Story

Foster Alumni Mentors requests this wish for Kristiona.

One Simple Wish posts the wish to the website.

Ronald grants the wish for Kristiona! Thanks Ronald.

"You are amazing and a great example to others! Achieving your goals has been done against so many odds! There is nothing that you can't do when you set your mind to it. It is time to retire that old Chromebook and move up to a new laptop! Best wishes to you as you focus on new goals and teaching children! Be well and stay safe! "

One Simple Wish sends the gift to the Foster Alumni Mentors for Kristiona.

Kristiona receives the gift from Foster Alumni Mentors!

"There is not enough words I can say or Thank you’s in the world! I am extremely grateful for this gift. Thank you for knocking down the barriers with your generosity. I am really excited to keep moving forward with my goals and dreams. Thank You, Thank you, Thank you. With Love -Kristiona"

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