6/20/07 - Grand Saline, Texas
He's a special foster child in need of a special family. He will require a lot of attention, but he will also give a lot of love. More >>
12/18/07 - Tyler
This Christmas season, some East Texas children are getting a lesson in giving, first hand. As a class project, the pre-k students at Tyler Metro Children's Center pooled their money to help local foster children. Our Gillian Sheridan has their story in KLTV 7's Gift of Love report.More >>
12/26/07 - Tyler
He's a remarkable young man just waiting to shine. Shane is hoping he will soon find a forever family. Gillian Sheridan has his story in kltv 7's Gift of Love report.More >>
7/27/06 - Athens, Texas
This happy boy likes being outside. He's hoping to find a forever family to help him learn and grow. More >>
11/28/07 - Ore City, Texas
Adopting a child is a big decision for a family but giving up a child for adoption can be an even bigger decision. It's a decision an East Texas woman faced 22 years ago. She looks back on how it affected her life and continues to impact her life even today. KLTV 7's Gillian Sheridan has her story in this special Gift of Love report. More >>
11/01/21 - Tyler
November is "National Adoption Month." It brings awareness of the 114-thousand children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. There is one day during the month deemed "National Adoption Day." It started 8 years ago in the United States and has made the dreams of thousands of children come true. In this KLTV 7 Gift of Love report, Gillian Sheridan takes you to Smith County's observance of "National Adoption Day."More >>
11/14/07 - Longview
Thousands of Texas children are removed from their homes every year, placed in foster care. The reasons they are removed can impact the rest of their life. For two Longview children, those reasons left many questions. In this special KLTV 7 Gift of Love report, Gillian Sheridan looks at their quest to find their mother. More >>
In 2007, the University of Texas at Tyler baseball team became the ASC East Division Champs. But the highlight of their year may have been a young boy named Joey. The team first saw him more than a year ago on KLTV's Gift of Love report and dedicated their season to him. KLTV 7's Gillian Sheridan explains how Joey is growing a following, and now 2 teams are rooting for him.More >>
10/10/06 - Tyler
The challenge of a teenager also comes with its rewards. One East Texas foster child is hoping someone is willing to except that challenge. Gillian Sheridan has Chase's story in KLTV 7's Gift of Love report.
10/3/06 - Tyler
He's a remarkable boy with a bright future. Not to mention, He's adorable. Donald is an East Texas foster child, looking for a forever family. Gillian Sheridan has his story in KLTV 7's Gift of Love report.More >>
5/2/07 - Tyler
Every day, thousands of Texas children wait in foster care. Now there is an alternative to keep children with another family members, permanently. It's call the "Kinship Program" and it offers financial incentives for family members to adopt a relative. We look at this program just put in place in East Texas. More >>
9/12/06 - Tyler
Three adorable siblings will instantly put a smile on your face and a warmth in your heart These foster children are hoping to stay together in a permanent home. Kltv 7's Gillian Sheridan has thier story in this Gift of Love report.More >>
8/22/07 - Tyler
This teenager has a remarkable story to tell and a lot of love to give.More >>
8/01/07 - Tyler
Three accomplished Tyler businessmen share a story of adoption. They all began their lives in an unexpected way. Complete strangers would be become some of the most important people in their lives. KLTV 7's Gillian Sheridan has their stories in this Gift of Love report. More >>
7/18/07 - East Texas
It was almost 5 years ago when we first brought you the story of a little girl named Tally. She was one of the foster children we profiled on our weekly Gift of Love reports. Today, her life is completely different. KLTV 7's Gillian Sheridan has an update.More >>
7/11/07 - East Texas
Cases of domestic violence affect not only the couple but the entire family. And in some cases, it's the children who end up getting hurt. That's exactly what happened to a young boy in East Texas who is now in foster care. He needs your help to get a second chance at a better life. KLTV 7's Gillian Sheridan shares his heartbreaking story in this Gift of Love report.
7/4/07 - Tyler, Texas
This sibling group of 4 have a lot of love to give and would bring a family a lot of joy.More >>
6/13/07 - Tyler
The lives of 5 East Texas foster children are about to change forever. After a long wait, they are finally getting their forever families.More >>
5/9/07 - Longview
Graduation can be a scary time for a foster child, lacking support from a family. But some East Texans are stepping up, trying to make the process a little easier. How you can get involved in sponsoring a "graduation shower." More >>
Joel Baker became a successful attorney and newly elected Smith County judge. But his inspiration started at just a few days old when a Tyler family adopted him. More >>
2/28/07 - Smith County
Giving a child love and security, when they have never had it, is life changing, for everyone involved. That happens often when a foster child is adopted. We give you an update on a little girl we first introduced to you a couple years ago.More >>
5/2/07 - Longview
East Texas art students put their talent to work to help area foster children. They paint a creative and personal gift for them to carry their belongings. More >>
Robie has spent a majority of his life in foster care. He's not only ready for a forever family, he is desperately in need of one.More >>
Last year, we brought you the story of three bright East Texas children waiting for a forever family. Unfortunately, their wait continues. We caught up with them again, hoping to help them get a second chance at a bright future.
She's a talented young girl just waiting for her time to shine.
We went along with 11 year old Brittany for a round of hoops with the TJC Apache Ladies Basketball Team. More >>
Three wonderful children; each full of personality. If you've got love to share, Travis, Levi and Sherry have a lot of love to give. More >>
3/7/07 - Tyler
Four siblings separated, by no fault of their own, and placed in foster care. They are now hoping to be reunited in a forever family. We introduce you to them in this Gift of Love report.More >>
2/21/07 - East Texas
Food Fast Convenience Stores in Tyler have made it a priority for their employees to help local foster children. We look at how they are affecting young lives.More >>
2/14/07 - Smith County
An East Texas couple say it was a calling for them to help a child. They became foster parents almost two years ago but quickly discovered the joy was all theirs.More >>
Four loving and caring children looking for the right family to unlock their potential.More >>
Although these siblings have opposite personalities, they are hoping to share a common bond; a forever family.
A Florida sheriff said deputies have arrested a South Carolina mom accused of trying to kill her children by driving their minivan into the Atlantic Ocean.More >> A Florida sheriff said deputies have arrested a South Carolina mom accused of trying to kill her children by driving their minivan into the Atlantic Ocean.More >> 9 East Texas got perfect scores in the latest health inspection period.More >> 9 East Texas got perfect scores in the latest health inspection period.More >> Have you ever heard about oil pulling or oil swishing? It's an ancient Indian medical practice that seems to be making a comeback as a new health craze.More >> Have you ever heard about oil pulling or oil swishing? It's an ancient Indian medical practice that seems to be making a comeback as a new health craze.
A Smith County detention officer has been arrested for delivering contraband to inmates at the Smith County Jail.More >> A Smith County detention officer has been arrested for delivering contraband to inmates at the Smith County Jail.
Koby Yoder, 17 (Source: Panola Co. Sheriff's Office) Investigators say an East Texas teenager has been charged with killing his stepfather to stop an attack on the youth's mother.More >> Investigators say an East Texas teenager has been charged with killing his stepfather to stop an attack on the youth's mother.More >>