AOI Partners

AOI is pleased to be partners with the organizations listed below. These organizations – like AOI – have missions to support the caring individuals and programs that work directly with foster youth.

We believe strongly that it will take all of us working together to solve the problems facing youth aging out of foster care, and we support each other’s efforts whenever we can.

Foster Focus Magazine
The nation’s only monthly magazine devoted to Foster Care. Chris Chmielewski, Founder and Owner of Foster Focus Magazine, is serving as a judge in the inaugural year of the AOI National Awards Program.



We Are Valiant
An apparel brand dedicated to giving profits back to organizations that launch foster youth into sustainable independence.
If you type in AGINGOUT while checking out, We Are Valiant will donate 15% of the purchase to the AOI Awards Program.



 Fresh Chefs Society
As part of AOI’s December-January fundraising campaign, Fresh Chefs Society will distribute cookware donated by Lodge Manufacturing to foster youth in their apprentice program in 2018.


Lodge Manufacturing
Lodge Manufacturing has donated cast iron cookware as part of the AOI December-January fundraising campaign. For every donation over $100, cookware will be given to one of these youth in the donor’s name.