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Want Joy and Purpose in Life? You Can’t Imagine the Reward of Adopting a Teen

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Over 123,000 children and teens in foster care are waiting to be adopted. New videos from AdoptUSKids.org show the rewards of adopting a teen.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Tough Topics & More

New KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Foster Care and Parental Addiction and More

In the latest issue of Thriving, you’ll read stories about healthy child brain development, strengthening families, creating new families through adoption, and much more!

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Bring Home to Children and Youth in Need for the Holidays

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

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2019 KVC Gala at the Abbott Raises Nearly $300K for Children and Families in Crisis

Patrons raise money for children and families at KVC's Gala at the Abbott

Havana and Kansas City intersected for one sold out night to benefit children and families in crisis for KVC’s Gala at The Abbott.

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During National Adoption Month, KVC Health Systems Facilitates Over 60 Children’s Adoptions & Highlights Waiting Children

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Over 123,000 children and teens in foster care urgently need loving adoptive families. Learn more about the children who are waiting and read stories about families who chose to adopt a child.

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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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