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KU Jayhawks Alumni Selden & Traylor to Headline KVC Hero Luncheon

2019 KVC Hero Luncheon featuring Wayne Selden, Jr. and Jamari Traylor

Wayne Selden, Jr. and Jamari Traylor, two former University of Kansas men’s basketball players turned pro, will headline the fundraising event on June 19.

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During June, KVC Health Systems Celebrates Families That Safely Reunited After Foster Care

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During National Family Reunification Month, KVC celebrates families that have worked hard to bring their children safely home from foster care.

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Sesame Street Introduces Karli, a Young Muppet in Foster Care, During National Foster Care Month

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Our friends at Sesame Street in Communities have launched a new foster care initiative with free resources for children, parents and providers.

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How to Get Prepared for the Family First Act and Help Thousands of Children

Family First Prevention Services Act

A radical reform of the foster care system has been long overdue. The Family First Prevention Services Act is just that. Here is how your agency can implement it and help families.

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5 Ways You Can Help a Child in Foster Care Without Being a Foster Parent

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It’s a life-changing decision to become a foster parent. If fostering doesn’t work for you, here are five other ways you can help children in foster care.

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How to Find the Meaning of Life Through Helping Children

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People search every day for the meaning of life. What is it? For our foster parents, they have found their purpose through helping kids.

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Why Family Preservation Services That Prevent Foster Care Are Key to Healthy Communities

Family Preservation at KVC Health Systems

Families deserve to stay together when safely possible. With family preservation services and new funding, more families can stay together.

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Children’s Seasons Brightened by Generous Holiday Heroes

KVC Holiday Heroes 2018 holiday donations

Thanks to the generosity of individuals, organizations, and communities, KVC provided holiday donations to thousands of children and teens in need this year.

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9 Things in “Instant Family” That Are Totally Accurate

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Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star in the heartwarming movie “Instant Family.” See 9 aspects of the movie that accurately depict foster care and adoption.

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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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