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Advocates: Black kids are more likely to land in foster care, just one thing that needs fixing

African-American children are much more likely to land in the Kansas foster care system than white children. A report from Strengthen Families Rebuild Hope, a coalition of organizations and people who have ...

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Hulu’s new kid-friendly content tops family-friendly spotlight

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A 2018 poll showed that nearly 60 percent of Americans watch streaming television, and most of them have Netflix. But Netflix’s dominance over streaming television could be changing soon. Disney will launch ...

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Families ride free on Topeka Metro during Christmas break

The Topeka Metro bus system in Topeka has announced their sixth annual Winter Fling/Families Ride Free campaign. Families can ride all fixed routes free of charge from Saturday, December 22, 2018, through ...

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‘Snow Ball Express’ brings families of fallen heroes together

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It’s a once in a lifetime trip for the families of those who have lost their lives serving our nation. For the last 13 years, American Airlines and the Gary Sinise Foundation have ...

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City Union Mission opens Christmas store for needy

The City Union Mission Christmas Store, where thousands of homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can “shop” for their families at no cost, is open for low-income shoppers this week. The ...

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You can help City Union Mission ‘Celebrate Hope’

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City Union Mission began their CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign on October 1 with the objective of securing about half of the Mission’s yearly operating budget by January 31, 2019. They ...

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125,000 kids looking for adoptive parents

A major adoption organization is calling attention to the ever increasing need for parents to step forward and bring some love to kids who need a family. President Trump has issued a ...

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Algeria warns parents about ‘happy’ children being secret Christians

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In Algeria, about 95 percent of the population follows Islam and less than two percent are Christians. The government bans conversion from Islam to Christianity, regulates non-Muslim worship, and enforces blasphemy laws, ...

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Escaping cold, homeless fill shelters overnight

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Frigid temps are pushing more homeless to seek shelter. Area facilities were packed Monday night as temps dipped to 7 degrees in many areas. More than year ago, Kim Clays’ her husband ...

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Autistic boy fails exams, gets encouraging letter from loving teacher

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A teacher has shown there’s a lot more to a person than what a test can show. Her honest and encouraging act of kindness, expressed through her letter to an autistic student ...

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Adoption, Fostering and Life Directory

          ADVICE & AID PREGNANCY CENTERS P.O. Box 7123 Shawnee Mission, KS Ruth Tisdale 913-962-0200 director@adviceandaid.com www.adviceandaid.com               ALLIANCE FOR LIFE 106B ...

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Show-Me Youth Home is that place

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Show-Me…There is a Place… In a single, unexpected instance a family can be thrown into a crisis: a car crash that kills both parents, an 80-year old grandma raising her grandchildren suffers ...

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MBCH: Once upon a dream

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home was founded upon a dream of Mrs. Joseph B. Thompson in 1882. Mrs. Thompson saw a vital need in the rapidly developing city of St. Louis, for a ...

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Conference will address families and the end times

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Many would agree that society is spinning out of control. How does that affect families, communities and the church? Some are asking if families have the tools needed to respond to challenging ...

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‘God Bless the Broken Road’ tackles faith and military

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Fans of faith-based movies who also have a love for the U.S. military could be a bit busy in the next two months. That’s because three films with military themes are set ...

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