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CBS Special “A Home for the Holidays” Celebrates Adoption from Foster Care

CBS special "A Home for the Holidays" Special

For the past 20 years, the CBS Television Network has broadcast an annual holiday special to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children waiting to be adopted from the U.S. foster care system.

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Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Opioid Crisis

Understand what the opioid crisis is, how the epidemic started, who it affects and how you can help right now.

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Give the Gift of Family to a Child or Youth in Foster Care

Give the gift of family

Everyone can do something to help a child or teen in foster care, and there are several different ways you can get involved.

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KVC Health Systems Celebrates Over 100 Children’s Adoptions During National Adoption Month

National Adoption Month

In the U.S. there are more than 120,000 children and teens who are waiting for forever families. In November, KVC Health Systems will facilitate over 100 children’s adoptions.

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The Inspiring True Stories at the Heart of Our Work

inspiring true stories

Read the inspiring true stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems has partnered with children and families to help them overcome adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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Sportswriter, Author and Humorist Joe Posnanski Headlines KVC Hero Luncheon

2018 KVC Hero Luncheon

The luncheon, taking place on May 30 in Overland Park, Kan., will raise funds while honoring and inspiring Everyday Heroes who support children and families in need.

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KVC Health Systems Leaders Share Tips in New Children’s Book on Foster Care

foster care book

“Foster Care: One Dog’s Story of Change” is a great new book written by Julia Cook that helps adults explain foster care to children.

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First College for Youth Emerging from Foster Care Gets Name, Opening Date

Riverbend Center Supporting Higher Education

Riverbend Center Supporting Higher Education, located in Montgomery, West Virginia, will be the nation’s first college campus designed specifically to support youth transitioning from foster care.

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KVC Health Systems Releases Moving Stories of Families Who Overcame Adversity

kids playing - stories of families who overcame adversity

Read these poignant stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems helped children and families who overcame adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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The 6 Common Types of Foster Care

Types of foster care

When parents become unable to care for their children, different types of foster care exist to meet the unique needs of each child and family.

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