Christian Singer Chris Tomlin Is a Foster Uncle to His Brothers' 4 Adopted Kids — Get to Know Him

Christian music star Chris Tomlin Is a Foster Uncle to His Brothers’ 4 Adopted Kids — Get to Know Him

American Christian star singer and songwriter Chris Tomlin, aside from being known for his high number of record sales, is a father of two daughters and an uncle to four adopted children. In his musical career, Chris Tomlin is known to be passionate when it comes to the topics of adoption and foster care. A […]

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How volunteers are advocating for kids in foster care during the pandemic

How CASA Volunteers are advocating for kids in foster care during the pandemic

Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA volunteers have continued to serve kids in the foster care system throughout the pandemic, but it’s been different. Before, they would do home visits and see the families and kids at court, but while court appearances were put on hold, volunteers were reaching out to the families they were […]

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Nonprofit of the Month: Love Fosters Hope

Love Fosters Hope Earns Regional Nonprofit of the Month

Randy Lovelace of Paragon Independent Insurance Agencies introduces the Hello Woodlands Nonprofit of the Month, Love Fosters Hope, and interviews Executive Director, Cindy Mericle. Watch our video interview below! Love Fosters Hope is a non-profit organization with many facets, but one purpose: to impact the lives of children and teens in foster care who have […]

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Arizona Schools. Children in foster care must go to school in person, says DCS

While parents, teachers and public officials debate whether it’s safe to send kids back to the classroom, one group is guaranteed to be on site when schools reopen: foster children. The Arizona Department of Child Safety has advised foster parents and relatives who care for kids in DCS custody that the children should attend school […]

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How HUD Is helping Ohio’s foster youth: Ben Carson

Ben Carson on How HUD Is helping Ohio’s foster youth

“Last year, I received a meeting request from a group of former foster youth, and it was one of the most eye-opening, productive, and inspiring meetings I have taken during my tenure as secretary. Not much stirs the soul like meeting young women and men who exemplify perseverance. These young Ohioans shared their firsthand experiences […]

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Guardians ad litem struggle with COVID limitations

Guardians ad litem struggle with COVID limitations

Angela Corbin is waiting for the day when she can be face-to-face with the three children she represents as a guardian ad litem volunteer. She is charged with speaking on their behalf as the state courts decide whether to let those children remain with troubled parents or be placed elsewhere until the issues are resolved […]

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