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Family Finding Connects Lonely Foster Teen (part 2)

This is the second part in a two-part success story about our Family Finding program and a child who had been in the system her whole life. To read part one, click here. As the holiday season approached, Angela felt the increasing loneliness she did every year, feeling the isolation o
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Family Finding Connects Lonely Foster Teen

This is the first part in a two-part success story about our Family Finding program and a child who had been in the system her whole life. To read part two, click here. Angela had been in foster care her entire life. Removed from her mother at birth, she lived in a series of foster ho
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A Tradition of Compassion and Results: Eastfield Home of Benevolence

Since 1867 when the Eastfield Home of Benevolence opened its doors, we have been dedicated to helping children in crisis and their families. Eastfield began as an orphanage in San Jose providing shelter, care and education for local homeless youth.  Mirroring the history of the child
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Foster Teen Aspires to Presidency (part 2)

This is the second part in a two-part story on how one chaotic and troubled childhood turned hopeful. To read part one, click here. Abuse and severe neglect framed Adrian’s early childhood. Once placed in a loving foster home with a supportive social worker and a tutor to help her cat
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Foster Teen Aspires to Presidency

This is the first part in a two-part story running this week on how one chaotic and troubled childhood turned hopeful. To read part two, click here. Adrian wants to be the country’s first African-American female President. However, her beginnings were so tragic you would never imagine
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