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Unlocking Foster Care Success: Why Agencies Desperately Need More Than Passion for a Brighter Future


In a recent article published by The San Diego Union-Tribune (Evans, 2023) , the author highlights the struggles faced by cash-strapped foster family agencies in California. The article emphasizes that passion alone is not sufficient to support these agencies, and they desperately need increased funding and resources.

The Importance of Foster Family Agencies

Foster Family Agencies (FFAs) play a critical role in California's foster care system. They find supportive homes for foster children with complex needs, such as medical, mental, emotional, or educational challenges. These agencies are essential in the state's goal to place every foster child in a family home rather than group settings.



Where To Donate Food This Thanksgiving

Where to donate food this Thanksgiving


In the upcoming weeks, friends and families will gather around to celebrate Thansksgiving. Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without turkey, mashed potatoes and other holiday classics! Many families around Riverside County face hunger and cannot afford to enjoy the same Thanskgiving meals as we do. This leaves them with feeling excluded and unimportant to the community around them.

This holiday season, donating food to your local nonprofit is a great way to help your comminity get food on the table and extend warm greetings to all.

How to Donate a Thanskgiving meal

The first step to feeding a family this Thanksgiving is finding a local nonprofit. Californi...


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