Park West Foundation News

Park West Foundation Recognizes Class of 2018

As a foster care youth, Kyonna Woods faced trying times in school. Without stable homes or families, many foster youth struggle to keep up with their high school peers. But Kyonna, along with 86 of her fellow Class of 2018 students, didn’t let those difficulties stop them. Kyonna defined this resolve in an essay she […]

Jump Shot Your Futures Make College Dreams a Reality

More than 200 former and current foster care youth looking to create brighter futures for themselves recently received a helping hand from the Park West Foundation. The foundation held its 5th Annual Jump Shot Your Future college fair on January 28 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Detroit. Foster [...]

Park West Foundation Supports Fostering Future Scholarship

Less than 1 percent of Michigan foster youth who go on to college will graduate. In spite of these bleak odds, the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund is working to improve these statistics, such as with scholarship recipient Ashley Smith. “Park West Foundation connected me with Wayne County Community College and from there [...]