My Time to Shine

Caring for Kids Around Town:   My Time to Shine was a huge success this year and we are planning  another for 2015!  Every child/teen that attended was able to go shopping prior to the event, get their hair and nails done and spend one-on-one time with a photographer! The photos will be shown on photo-listing websites [...]

2015-10-06T21:42:57-04:00November 13th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on My Time to Shine

Adoption FAQ Session

May is National Foster Care Month. Caring for Kids would like to recognize and thank all of our Foster Parents for the extraordinary care, love and commitment they give to the children in their homes.  Caring for Kids Around Town: May 8th Caring for Kids presented our event Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Adoption. [...]

2015-03-03T14:54:38-04:00November 13th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Adoption FAQ Session

Family Expo

Caring for Kids Around Town:  Thank you to those who stopped by our table at the Family Expo at the Summit Mall in Fairlawn. We had a fun-filled day of great family entertainment, information and resource displays.

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Bowling Mixer

Caring for Kids Around Town: Our Wendy's Wonderful Kids Bowling Mixer in March was a great success!! We had several families interested in youth they got to have fun with, including one family that changed their age range after interacting with older youth in foster care for the first time! It is so [...]

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March Bowling Mixer

Looking Ahead: Are you looking to adopt a youth in need of a great home? Caring for Kids is hosting a Wendy's Wonderful Kids Bowling Mixer at the end of March in the Akron area. If adding a youth between ages 8 and 17 to your family is something that brings excitement to you, contact [...]

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2013 in Review

2013 was an exciting year for Caring for Kids. We saw major growth in our Wendy's Wonderful Kids program, through which we added many new recruiters who strive to find forever families for some of the longest waiting, hardest to place foster children in the area. The Caring for Kids Infant Program placed a record [...]

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First-Hand Views of Adoption

Caring for Kids Around Town: What a great evening we all had at "First-Hand Views of Adoption"! Thank you to all for attending. We had over 70 people in attendance and all were inspired by the wonderful adoption stories the families shared with us. We are all looking forward to next year's event in November [...]

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6th Annual Ice Cream Social

Caring for Kids Around Town: Thank you to everyone that attended our 6th Annual Ice Cream Social on September 8th!  There were over 100 people in attendance this year.  All of our families enjoyed socializing and celebrating with each other.  Many of our new families also had the opportunity to meet and talk with [...]

2015-10-06T21:44:44-04:00November 13th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on 6th Annual Ice Cream Social

Bikes 4 Kids

Caring for Kids teamed up with Bikes 4 Kids again this year in identifying a child in foster care to receive a brand new Mountain Bicycle, helmet and water bottle. 10 year old Logan was surprised when his foster family told him they were going grocery shopping and he ended up on the Grand Stand [...]

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Career Night

Caring for Kids Around Town:  Two of our staff attended the Cuyahoga Falls High School Career Night in February to speak with teens interested in pursuing a career as a Social Worker, Birth Parent Counselor or Child Centered Recruiter.  In addition, Executive Director, Pat Ameling, spoke to the 6 sections of Health classes at Firestone [...]

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