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A fostering company from Emneth started their 97,000 step walk Friday, finishing their four-day trek through Lynn yesterday.

Starz Fostering Community Interest Company is not a for profit organisation, fostering children between the ages of 4-18, and funding those between the ages of 18-27.

Nicole Starenczak and Leah Whiting both set up the company, with their main focus of helping children find a safe home.

Image of Starz Fostering in Lynn town centre (56013795)
Image of Starz Fostering in Lynn town centre (56013795)

Wanting to raise awareness for the need of more careers, Leah’s husband, Andrew Whiting, planned for the walk across 4 counties, Norfolk being their last.

Andrew is an army officer who has been involved with charity work since the age of 18.

He was wearing a superman outfit, naming himself the Starz Man with a Captain America style shield, hoping that it would “attract attention” from the public.

Leah said: “It’s been really good and we have had a lot of positive responses”.

Since their launch last year, the company has promoted their competitive weekly fostering allowance and additional support for foster carers that they said is a “vital element” of their organisation.



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