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KVC Holiday Heroes Provide 21,000+ Gifts to More Than 3,300 Kansas Youth

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Generous individuals, groups and organizations partnered with us to give 21,000+ gifts to more than 3,300 Kansas children and teens!

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Three Kids for Christmas: One Couple’s Journey of Fostering and Adopting

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Since they were unable to have children, Dawn and her husband decided to look into fostering and adopting. Read about their heartwarming journey!

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How You Can Help a Child or Teen in Need During the Holidays

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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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Learn About Our Staff’s Amazing Impact on Children and Families & Join Our Team!

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Our staff works tirelessly to improve the lives of Kansas children and families each day. Check out the impact they’ve made and how you can join our team!

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How Juvenile Justice Reform Has Impacted Child Welfare & What We Must Do To Fix It

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On October 16, 2019, Dr. Linda Bass of KVC Kansas testified about the impact of crossover youth in foster care at the Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight in Topeka. Here is the full testimony she shared.

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How This Faith-Based Organization Helps Kansas Foster Parents Thrive

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Fostering Joy is a faith-based organization that equips churches to provide Kansas foster parents with full-scale wraparound support. Learn more about them in this post!

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We Can Safely Reduce the Number of Kansas Children in Foster Care by Half – Here’s How

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In this article, KVC Kansas President Dr. Linda Bass discusses the attainable methods we can implement to safely reduce the number of Kansas children in foster care.

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Your Complete Guide to the 2019-20 Kansas Foster Care System Changes

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This is a big year for Kansas foster care changes – new leadership, new direction, and many changes in providers. Read this to find out what’s changing in the effort to strengthen children and families.

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Kansas Teacher’s Decision to Foster Leads to Adopting Two Brothers

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When Kansas teacher Adam Brown heard that two brothers in his school were entering foster care and needed a home, he overcame doubt and took them in. Learn more about their story!

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Mother Works Hard to Grow and Safely Reunify with Children

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In this story, a mother who was struggling with mental health issues recounts how she worked hard to reunite with her children after they entered foster care.

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