Executive Vice President from KVC management team worked with leaders throughout the United States to improve lives for children and families.
Archive for January, 2015:
Parent language can be a key part of building a child’s brain and impacts his or her future.
During the 2014 holiday season, KVC Health Systems and its subsidiaries brightened the holidays for 5,876 children in foster care and/or receiving treatment at KVC’s children’s psychiatric hospitals by providing gifts for them.
Cara and Eric Taylor announced their plans to adopt a child from foster care in a very unique way.
Jasmine Uqdah aged out of foster care at age 18 with no job, home or money to pay for college. Thanks to a new initiative called Fostering Success Michigan, Uqdah was able to attend a community college, and it didn’t cost her a thing.
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Construction continues on KVC’s new Institute for Practice Improvement and Innovations in Child & Family Services. The facility, located in Olathe, Kan., is expected to open in April 2015.
Logan Hunt was homeless and alone when he aged out of the foster care system at 18-years-old. After learning that he had a biological sister, an emotional meeting would change Logan’s life forever.
Over 30,000 youth age out of the U.S. foster care system each year. KVC is leading a broadly-supported initiative to address this crisis by converting a closing W.Va. naval base into a specialized career college for these youth.
Country music singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne tells the story of his troubling childhood in the autobiography ‘Walk to Beautiful.’ Wayne hopes his book will give hope to children in foster care and inspire more people to adopt these kids.