Balloons Released To Symbolize Need For Foster Care
The great need in Texas for foster families was symbolized this morning. 200 balloons released in downtown Tyler represented each person in foster care in Smith County. With hundreds of children in need, there are only 33 licensed foster homes in Smith County.
16,000 children are in foster care across the state each month. There are 7,000 foster homes. There was also a balloon release in Gregg County today.