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Blog and Interviews

Welcome to the Rees Foundation blog, where you can find commentary and discussion on all things related to the care experience.

If you would like to suggest a topic for a blog or write a post to be published here, please get in touch. We’d love to hear your views.

Interview with The Cornflake Kid

Interview with The Cornflake Kid

Tell us a little about yourself? I’m Mark Riddell, care leaver. Originally, I am from away up in Scotland, Aberdeen…..

March 10, 2017

Monkeys Need Other Monkeys

Monkeys Need Other Monkeys

It is not just about building positive relationships with young people in care, but with the people who care for…..

February 10, 2017

Interview with a Care Leaver – Jade

Interview with a Care Leaver – Jade

Tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Jade, I’m 21 years old. My hobbies are philosophy, theology,…..

February 3, 2017

Care Leavers Reuniting

Care Leavers Reuniting

After the recent Your Prospects Revolution with Rees I must say that meeting new care leavers (and old from previous…..

January 18, 2017

What Just Happened!?

What Just Happened!?

Like most people, I sometimes don’t see a situation for what it is until it’s over. Those things you wish…..

November 29, 2016

How the Housing Crisis hits Care Leavers the Hardest

How the Housing Crisis hits Care Leavers the Hardest

I’ve met people from all over Britain, sharing amazing experiences and hearing stories and life lessons. A more common story…..

October 3, 2016

What Binta got out of IFCO

What Binta got out of IFCO

I had the privilege in attending the IFCO conference twice as a care experienced young person. It was amazing! I…..

August 12, 2016

World Bike Girl

World Bike Girl

My name is Ishbel Taromsari and I am cycling around the world solo for two years now.  I’m currently exploring…..

July 15, 2016

Interview with a Care Leaver – Kurt

Interview with a Care Leaver – Kurt

Tell us a little about yourself? Hi I’m Kurt. I’m 22, I was born in Worcester and I’ve lived here…..

May 27, 2016

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