'We made a lasting impact in their lives': Germantown couple fosters kids to help with the area's increased need

Wisconsin couple fosters kids to help with the area’s increased need

“We made a lasting impact in their lives” A Germantown foster parent is encouraging everyone in the community to either be a foster parent or to support a foster family. “The need is great in Germantown and in Washington County,” said Kate Lafferty. If you cannot foster yourself, she suggested donating food, gift cards or […]

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WKYC Studios partners with Fostering Hope to brighten the lives of foster children during the holidays

Fill a Duffle Bag for Cleveland’s foster children during the holidays

CLEVELAND — Imagine going on trip and when you start packing, you have no suitcase to use so you just throw your stuff in a trash bag. That’s what many kids in foster care do all the time. They often move multiple times and have only trash bags to transport their stuff. Fostering Hope wants […]

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Lonely Children's Fund: It's the time of year to try to bring Christmas - and more - to a special group

Lonely Children’s Fund – How to Help

It’s the time of year when people turn their attention more completely to others, and more specifically to give rather than receive. Once more this year, the Mooresville Tribune joins the initiative to bring Christmas to children in foster care in Iredell County [North Carolina]. The fund began in 1960 and provides for children in […]

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'God changed his heart': One family's path to welcoming a foster child

‘God Changed His Heart’: One family’s path to welcoming a foster child

He knew the numbers — there were 6,996 children in foster care in West Virginia as of the end of October, according to the state’s Department of Heath and Human Resources; just over 4,000 of them have been placed with relatives, but the others are in group-home settings, temporary shelters and other placements. Some will […]

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Christian Singer Jamie Grace Reveals How Her New TV Series Follows Her Heart For Adopting Kids

Christian Singer Jamie Grace Discusses her Netflix TV Series

Grace Follows Her Heart For Adopting Kids. Christian singer and actress Jamie Grace shares how the new Pureflix series titled “The Beverlys” shares her passion for fostering and adoption. Grace stars as a mentor to three young orphaned girls that dream of starting their own music group, according to Media Play News. The Christian Post […]

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Easton, Northampton wrestlers team up to give those less fortunate and shed light on greater foster care issue

High School Wrestlers help 160 Foster Children

Teen shed light on greater foster care issue They left backpacks and gear in their respective workout rooms. Instead, they brought wrapped presents they picked out with the financial support of their respective booster clubs. The gifts were delivered to Amy Appello, senior director at Access Services. They will be given to approximately 160 Lehigh […]

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New Book, HOMEBOY, Tells Jawara Griffins’s Journey from a Crack House to the Courthouse

New Book, HOMEBOY, Tells of Journey from a Crack House to the Courthouse

PHILADELPHIA – By the time he was eight-years-old, Jawara Griffin, was abandoned by his crack-addicted mother and left squatting with his siblings in a condemned crack house with no running water or electricity. Rather than become debilitated by the trauma he encountered while homeless, living in foster care and group homes, or his brief stint […]

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WCU students make Christmas brighter for 28 foster care children

West Chester University Students make Christmas brighter for 28 Foster care children

Thanks to the contributions of 120 West Chester University students, Christmas will shine brighter for 28 children in foster care. This is the 20th year that students have held a festive holiday party and presented gifts to kids in foster care. This year’s group is from Children’s Home of York. Tuesday, students were busy decorating […]

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