“Foster care changes a person,” wrote Stephanie Bennington, a former foster child from Fremont, Neb., after we asked readers to send us their foster care stories. The stories came in response to “Losing a Foster Child,” the most recent essay by Meghan Moravcik Walbert, who chronicled the time her family spent with the foster child […]
For a vast number of adoptees this series mimics their own lives. The Kung Fu Panda series has a great subplot about adoption. Many children’s movies have tackled the subject of adoption, but this one is unique in that it follows the whole evolution of an adoptee. For a vast number of adoptees this series […]
Two foster care county systems in Texas have partnered up with local churches to give more children loving homes. Read this article by Beaumont Enterprise that shines a spotlight on both Jefferson and Orange county for being creative in finding new ways to help children. http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Texas-officials-seek-foster-care-help-through-10855569.php
This article from The Washington Times talks on a global scale about how the United States could continue to be a leader in helping children in need. This article goes into detail about some of the challenges that our country faces when dealing with this issue and how we can become better than ever. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/4/uniting-obama-and-donald-trump-to-save-children/
Our Wild and Wonderful state of West Virginia is facing a massive increase of children in need of foster care which is putting a strain on our state in many ways. Read the whole article to learn more about the challenges we face and join the effort to give children a proper life and childhood. […]
“Dearest Friends, You are brave. You are changing lives. You are brave to choose to love big at the expense of your heart and comfort. You are courageous. And though it is hard to see, you are changing lives. The kids’ lives entrusted to you, yes. But also your family’s, your friends’, mine. While you […]
http://www.theet.com/news/free/foster-care-a-fostering-ministry/article_a16854a3-7064-549a-be37-0991313d754e.html This article about a group of families from Cabell county, West Virginia really proves that it always does “take a village”.
http://www.montgomery-herald.com/news/foster-care-west-virginia-s-growing-concern/article_26f0b288-bc31-11e6-8a7b-03bda1d1cc1c.html West Virginia’s number of children in the foster care system is at a five year high and the numbers continue to grow.
http://www.scarymommy.com/i-get-too-attached-to-my-foster-children-and-it-is-my-greatest-honor/?utm_source=FB A heartfelt story of a mother telling her experiences in foster care and how it has affected her life. Worth the read!