A Letter to Foster Youth from Darious J. Sanders

Darious J. Sanders is a former member of the foster care community and a U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran. Mr. Sanders travels to provider agencies speaking on his experience in foster care, and what he has learned from it; he recently had a letter to the editor on the subject published in The State, found here. He is currently a volunteer at Dorn Veteran Affairs Medical Center and is in the process of publishing a book of poetry while returning to college to complete a degree in Psychology.

Mr. Sanders wrote the following letter detailing what he would say to all the young adults that he has encountered going through the foster care system. If you would like Mr. Sanders to speak at your agency, please reach out to him at sgtnupe0331@gmail.com or by phone at (803) 529-7287.