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May 16, 2017

Taking Action for Children in Foster Care

Each day a dozen children come into the foster care system in Arizona. Often times, these children leave their homes without any of their belongings or daily essentials. Items like a cherished teddy bear that helps a child sleep at night or pictures from their first birthday may get left […]

December 27, 2016

One Day

The day an adoption is finalized is one that families will never overlook. Today, there are more than 18,000 children in Arizona’s foster care system wanting to grow up safe, healthy, and with a family who loves and supports them. Though adoption is not the path for all children in […]

October 13, 2016

2nd Annual Dance Event Raises Awareness for Foster Youth

On December 3, 2016, “Dancing for Arizona’s Children,” presented by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, returns for the second year! Arizona’s Children Association’s dance challenge and brunch will be held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, led by co-chairs, Cheryl C. Anderson and Rene Smith. Local icons and community leaders […]

October 13, 2016

Life After Foster Care

Children in foster care are among our nation’s most vulnerable youth. They encounter significant life challenges that make it more likely that they will face negative outcomes. Many have been abused or neglected, resulting in a host of emotional and developmental needs. Most young adults receive family support to help […]