2016: Claudette White and Karlene Miller
Claudette and Karlene are a mother-daughter team who have been providing foster care for over 20 years. Through their teamwork, they are able to provide a safe and secure home to children in need. At the time of the award, they had cared for over 40 youth. Claudette is known for warm embraces while Karlene ensures that the youth look and feel good. Consistency, stability, and self-esteem are important to the family and we know they have made a world of difference to the children they support. They were presented with the award at the 2016 Circle of Friends Gala.