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Meet BNFEC: Karen Cowan

Meet our clinical director and owner, Karen Cowan. She was raised in Detroit but moved to Asheville when she was 16 years old.  Although she moved around quite a bit, she never really found a place that felt like home like Asheville did. She opened the foster care agency in 2004, and named it after her beautiful daughter Brandi, in 2010. She is a mother to her 7 year old grandson Joseph and an awesome boss. Let’s meet her!

Meet BNFEC: LaRisha Littlejohn

Meet our foster care specialist LaRisha Littlejohn. She is spunky, full of life, and loves to help youth. She has been with BNFEC for a year and a half. The passion to give back to the community and the passion she has for youth, lead her to where she is today.  She comes from a family of 4 kids, and has a 5 year old daughter. She enjoys writing and collecting candles and picture frames. She can even crochet!  Let’s meet her!