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Donor Spotlight: Everyday Heroes Richard Webdell, Laura Treas & Don Ransdell

KVC’s life-changing work wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated supporters. Get to know three special donors in this blog and learn how you can make a difference too!

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What You Need to Know About the Suicide Prevention Hotline Changing to 988

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The number 988 is now a national suicide prevention hotline to provide support to those experiencing mental distress. Learn more here.

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How to Support LGBTQIA+ Youth: Gender-Affirming Care and Resources

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Having just ONE accepting and affirming adult can change the life of an LGBTQIA+ youth. Learn ways to show your support today.

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First-Ever Mental Wellness Expo Shines a Light on Mental Health Challenges and Support Available

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A new survey shows that Americans are experiencing more stress than ever before. Join us for the first annual Mental Wellness Expo. A free event in-person or online.

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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

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Over 400,000 children are in foster care in America. This community problem requires a community solution.

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KVC’s 2022 Friday Night Live Gala Raises $370K for Children and Families in Crisis

Sponsors and attendees raised a record-breaking $370,000 at KVC’s 2022 Gala to ensure children are safe and connected to a strong family and healthy community.

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What You Can Do To Prevent Suicide

To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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Families Share Why They Love to Foster Teens

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Meet two families who are making a difference for teens in foster care, and learn why the need to foster teens is so great.

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7 Ways You Can Help a Child in Foster Care (Without Being a Foster Parent)

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Learn seven different things you can do (besides becoming a foster parent) to help a child in foster care!

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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