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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SA STRONG: Foster care graduate shares inspiring story of strength

Foster care graduate shares inspiring story of strength

Children in foster care can move schools at least one or twice in a year and it can be tough on their academic progress. Last month, six local foster care students received their high school diplomas. An in-person graduation reception is scheduled for later this month. Ti’Aysia, 20, is ready is ready to embark on […]

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Sia reveals she's adopted two teenage sons who were 'ageing out the system'

Pop Star reveals she’s adopted two teenage sons who were aging out

Sia has announced that she is a mother to two teenage sons after adopting them last year.  The singer has announced that she is a mum after secretly adopting two sons. The Australian singer, 44, revealed that both boys were 18 when she completed the legal documents. Speaking on a US radio station, she said: […]

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In her footsteps: Daughter follows mother’s path as foster parent

Daughter follows mother’s path as foster parent

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and many children won’t be able to see their moms this Sunday for Mother’s Day due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic. Foster families are doing what they can, including Elbow Lake foster family Katelyn and Connor Grytdahl, who are taking care of four siblings between the ages of […]

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Millennial who went from foster care to doctorate honored for work helping foster youth graduate

Meet Foster Care Hero Shante Elliott and her TasselTurn

Millennial Went from foster care to doctorate honored for work helping foster youth graduate Elliott’s Story: Her teenage mother turned her over to the state of North Carolina at birth. Until she was adopted at age 13, Shante Elliott grew up in foster care in the child welfare system. She’d go on to attend Fayetteville […]

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Single dad adopts 13-year-old left at hospital by adoptive parents

Single Dad adopts 13-year-old abandoned at hospital by adoptive parents

“A dad and U.S citizen in just two weeks can’t describe in words the joy in my heart and house after a long long journey.” CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A North Carolina foster dad is being hailed a hero after adopting a 13-year-old boy that was abandoned by his adoptive parents two years ago. Peter Mutabazi […]

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Foster parents share their stories on family and adoption

Foster parents share their stories on family and adoption

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – For some becoming a foster parent is a tough decision. But it’s one Johnny Taylor and his wife Jeanette made 20 years ago. “Young folks have so much peer pressure going on today. They can get pulled this way or that way… During the panel Benson, the Taylor’s, and other foster […]

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“Reel Hope” for Kids in Foster Care

Brilliant Idea Creates ‘Reel’ Hope for Kids in Foster Care

“When you ask an agency about a kid that you’re interested in adopting, the first thing you get is a history of everything terrible that’s ever happened to them and how it manifests in their lives,” Stanley explains. “It’s a horrible way to meet somebody. Yes, those challenges are real, but also this is still […]

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75-Year-Old Has Fostered Over 600 Kids: 'I Had So Much Love To Give To Children in Need'

75-Year-Old Foster Mom Has Fostered Over 600 Kids

‘I Had So Much Love To Give To Children in Need’ A bonafide good samaritan, Herring also was a first responder for nearly 50 years. She was known all across Johnson County for never turning down a child, no matter what the circumstances. Herring has five biological children, but over the years she adopted three […]

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