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Dade Foster Children Get Help From Locals

A group of foster kids in Miami-Dade are getting some help as they age out of the system.


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More Families Needed For State’s Foster Youth

A new study found of the 18,000 children in foster care in Florida, 13-percent live in group homes instead of with a family.


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Lawmakers Look To Increase Adoptions Of Foster Kids

A new bill meant to increase adoptions of foster kids in Florida unanimously passed its first panel on Thursday.


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Bondi Announces Anti-Human Trafficking Effort

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced a new state initiative in an effort to end human trafficking.

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Foster Kids Given Free Pass To State Parks

The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is making it easier for Florida’s foster kids to enjoy the great outdoors.


Bunchy Gertner has been volunteering her time to make sure foster kids get presents on Miami-Dade and Monroe counties get presents for Christmas. (Source: JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Great Grandma’s North Pole Provides Toys For Foster Kids

Would you put aside your social life and needs to give foster care children a Christmas morning they’d never forget? Bunchy Gertner does.



Foster Kids Getting Free School Supplies

While school doesn’t start for a little under a month, hundreds of South Florida foster kids will be getting their school supplies this week.



State Looks To Recruit 1,200 New Foster Parents

The Sunshine State is looking for a few good men and women to help with children in need. Okay, so they are looking for more than a few.


Custodial Workers at the University of Miami voted to go on strike if wage increase demands aren't met.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Foster Kids Attend Special Graduation Ceremony

Nearly 100 students in foster care in Miami-Dade were honored Saturday at a special graduation ceremony.


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Florida Foster Kids Get Early Holiday Present

Hundreds of kids across the state in foster care have received an early Christmas present – a trip to spend the holiday with relatives or family friends.