TFI to Hold Pinwheel Planting Ceremony at Local TFI Office to Celebrate June as Family Reunification Month

TFI reunited 330 Kansas families this past year


(Topeka, KS)— TFI CEO Michael Patrick and TFI staff are holding a pinwheel planting ceremony on Tuesday, June 1, at the local TFI office to celebrate June as National Family Reunification Month. TFI staff will share reunification stories and then plant pinwheels to recognize the 330 Kansas families TFI helped reunite this past year.

In June each year, National Reunification Month recognizes the families, people and efforts across the U.S. that help families stay together. In Kansas, approximately 54 percent of children are reunified with their parents. Since Oct. 1, 2019, TFI has reunified 68 percent of the children we serve in permanency.
What: National Family Reunification Pinwheel Planting Ceremony

When: 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 1

Where: TFI Office, 217 SE 4th St., TOPEKA KS 66603

Who: TFI CEO and President Michael Patrick, TFI Staff and other child welfare stakeholders

Why: Recognizing the importance of familial bonds, TFI is celebrating and recognizing June as National Family Reunification Month with this pinwheel planting ceremony.

TFI is a leading child welfare agency providing experience, compassion, quality services and care. We provide various types of services in the community and have over 50 years of experience in providing child welfare services including foster care services, group home care, case management, independent living, psychiatric residential treatment center, behavioral health, adoption services, visitation services, and aftercare services.