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Volunteers from Cradle Beach Donate Care Packages for Foster Children

When children are removed from unsafe homes and placed into foster care, they often have little more than the clothes on their back and a plastic bag with a few of their most prized possessions. Thanks to a generous donation, that will no longer be a problem at Gateway-Longview. Members of Cradle Beach’s Project SOAR

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Growing family provides foster care for decades

After two decades of fostering and going on 4 adoptions later, the Pache Family continues to foster children in need Over two decades ago, Tina & Kenneth Pache began providing a nurturing home, care, and support to children in need of foster care. Unable to have children of their own, foster care gave them an

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November is National Adoption Month

Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Month to bring awareness to the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting for permanent, loving families. For the Quebral family, this month is extra, extra special. Two years ago, Frank and Katie Quebral opened their hearts and home to two newborns, Brandon and Lilly. The two babies remained

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Caril R: Fostering was an unexpected journey

Spotlight Family Caril R., Foster Parent   Where has your journey taken you? Have you embarked on a journey that changed your life? Many people have a specific vision for their lives. Even in her 20s, Caril was interested in foster parenting and was open to the idea that someday she might become one. Her

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Q&A with foster mom, Trish K.

  Spotlight Foster Family: Trish K. & son, Gunar   Who: Trish K. is a pre-school speech therapist and single mother of 8-year-old son, Gunar   Philosophy: To make sure her foster children are having fun and that their time in her home is as enjoyable as possible.   How long have you been a

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Camardo family is enriched & rewarded by the ups and downs of being a foster family

The Camardo family is enriched by the ups and downs of being a foster family

Imagine being a child and finding out you are gaining a foster sibling. You are excited, nervous, and full of pure joy. Also, imagine knowing that your new sibling may return to their birth family at any time. Then, imagine an experience so rewarding it is well worth any range of emotions. This is the experience that parents and their children willingly and enthusiastically accept when they become foster families.