School Teachers, Foster Care and COVID-19

School Teachers, Foster Care and COVID-19

A School Teacher Introduced Me to Foster Care By Krista Petty, Faith Sphere Manager, America’s Kids Belong Unless someone jogs my memory, I can’t name a single family or kid involved in foster care from my childhood…or even through college. It’s not because...
Covid-19 Crisis Impact

Covid-19 Crisis Impact

7 Ways Covid-19 Crisis Impacts Foster Kids/Care – They’re All Bad By Brian Mavis, President, America’s Kids Belong, & Elle Flowers, AKB Social Media Manager Covid-19 most negatively impacts the vulnerable. The virus hurts our elderly loved ones the most....
Mom with a Phone Call

Mom with a Phone Call

I Became a Mom with a Phone Call I became a mom with a phone call. ‘We have an emergency placement for a 3-week old baby boy. Can we drop him off in an hour?’ Foster care is weird like that. Your life looks one way then an hour later it’s completely different. The...
Language of Play

Language of Play

The Language of Kids is PLAY After filming over 1,000 children available for adoption, America’s Kids Belong has learned a thing or two about working with kids. One thing is for sure: the language of kids is PLAY! At all our I Belong Project™ shoots, trained...