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May 29, 2019

Faces of Foster Care: Art & Karen

Art and Karen have been foster parents in February 2014. After raising their 10 children they were empty nesters and missed having children in their home. Since that time they have provided care to several children both short and long term, most notably M. who came to them as a […]

May 15, 2019

Faces of Foster Care: Chris & Ashley

Chris had just started dating his now wife Ashley when she began her fostering journey. He remembers everything about the day that her foster son C., then age 3, was placed with her. He remembers what C. was wearing, that it was raining and the first time Chris saw him […]

May 15, 2019

Faces of Foster Care: Ava and Aletheia

Ava and Aletheia are biological children of Pat and Jesi, foster parents. They live in Fenton, Missouri.   Aletheia was 10 years old and her sister Ava was 5 when their parents, Pat and Jesi, became licensed foster parents in 2017. Within weeks the family began fostering two brothers, ages […]

May 8, 2019

Faces of Foster Care: Todd & Carrie Adopt from Foster Care

Todd and Carrie were licensed in May of 2016. After waiting for a good match for their family, they were chosen as the adoptive family for a young boy with medical needs. After a transition period, he was placed in their home in April of 2018.  Todd and Carrie were […]