Monthly Archives: December 2019

24 Dec

The Challenges of Keeping Siblings Together in Foster Care

When children are removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect, they are often being removed along with siblings. It is estimated that over half of children in foster care have a sibling who is also in care. Being removed from parents or caregivers as a child can be very traumatic.  But when children are also separated from siblings and placed into separate foster homes, this can compound that trauma even further. Unfortunately, there are many obstacles that...

02 Dec

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday

via Giving Tuesday – often stylized as #GivingTuesday on social media – is a worldwide event celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Started in New York City in 2012, Giving Tuesday is widely considered as a response to the rampant consumerism associated with the holiday season, especially following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It has since grown into an international day of charitable giving, with individuals, families, and businesses encouraged to extend their generosity toward nonprofits organizations and other...