KU & TFI Partner Together to Improve Children Running from Foster Care

TFI, KU Representatives provide testimony to Kansas Legislature on Study & Partnership TOPEKA, KANSAS – Youth in foster care run away from placements for many reasons—but it almost always boils down to the need for family, connection, belonging and normalcy. Last week, TFI and the University of Kansas (KU) provided legislative testimony about their recent … Read moreKU & TFI Partner Together to Improve Children Running from Foster Care

Local Kindergarten Teacher Gives Back to Children in Foster Care

Teacher donates Cuddle Bear books to vulnerable local children El DORADO, KANSAS – When children are placed in out-of-home custody, they can experience loneliness, isolation and fear. But one local teacher decided to do her part to provide comfort to children in foster care. Colleen Floyd, a local grade school teacher and Usborne books representative, … Read moreLocal Kindergarten Teacher Gives Back to Children in Foster Care

The Essence of Embracing the Commitment of Long-term Fostering

Long-term fostering involves caring for a foster child or a young person until adulthood. Fostering happens when the child or the young person cannot return home or be adopted, and the child and the foster family relationship is a voluntary mutual attachment. Being a foster parent, you will have the authority to make decisions about … Read moreThe Essence of Embracing the Commitment of Long-term Fostering

TFI Partners with Numana to Provide Meals for Families in Ukraine

TFI staff utilize volunteer opportunity for team building KANSAS – On Tuesday, August 15, 11 TFI staff joined forces with Numana to pack meals for Ukranian families impacted by the war. This hands-on project not only served as a team building activity for the TFI staff, but will help ensure children and families do not … Read moreTFI Partners with Numana to Provide Meals for Families in Ukraine