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KVC Health Systems Releases New Thriving Magazine with Inspiring Stories

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In the latest issue of Thriving, KVC Health Systems provides inspiring stories of children and families who overcame adversity, helpful tips and more.

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National Adoption Month: KVC Health Systems Celebrates 4,000 Children’s Adoptions

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More than 110,000 U.S. children in foster care are waiting for loving adoptive families. KVC Health Systems will facilitate nearly 100 children’s adoptions this November.

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KVC Opening Short-Term Children’s Shelters to Replace Lost Capacity in Kansas

The short-term care options in Kansas City, Hays and Wichita will provide a safe place for children waiting to be matched with a relative or foster family.

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National Kinship Care Month

National Kinship Care Month in September recognizes the importance of grandparents and relatives caring for children when their parents are unable. Across the nation, approximately 2.7 million grandparents and 1.4 million other relatives are providing kinship care for children.

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Heroes Emerge at the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon Benefitting Children in Need

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More than 550 people from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel ballroom for the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Thursday, June 15.

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First Ever Study of Trauma-Informed Foster Care Shows Stunning Results

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A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.

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KU Coach Bill Self Partners with KVC Health Systems to Help Children

KU coach Bill Self partners with KVC Health systems to recruit foster parents

During the March Madness NCAA tournament, KU Coach Bill Self is partnering with KVC to recruit new foster parents to care for children and teens.

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Planning Underway for the 2016 KVC Gala on Fire, Benefiting Children and Families

2016 KVC Gala on Fire

This year’s Gala on Fire will take place on Friday, November 18 at the Historic Firestone Building in Kansas City, Mo.

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Chrissy’s Story – This Child Abuse Survivor Now Helps Other Children Heal and Find Loving Families

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One girl’s story of surviving physical, sexual and emotional abuse and becoming a champion for other children in danger.

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The White House Hosts First-Ever Technology Hackathon to Improve Foster Care

White House hosts foster care and technology hackathon

Non-profit organizations, child welfare leaders, philanthropists, engineers and leaders from the technology sector attended a two-day event to discuss ways to improve the foster care system through technology-focused solutions.

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