As a child of the foster system for most of his life, the eighth-grader is ready for a new adventure: finding a forever family."I just want a family who loves me,” said Armani between climbs. “I really don’t want much more.”
Since 1994, “Blue Sunday” has been an opportunity for people of all faiths to pray for abused children and those who intervene to rescue them.Getting involved is as simple as asking your church leaders to pray for this cause during Sunday service on April 28th.
Daylon, 13, loves playing basketball and making friends in the foster care system. While this spirited teen knows the value of friendship, he also knows how important it is to have a family support system.
No matter where you are this weekend, an East Texas organization helping abused foster children is hosting an event you can take part in.This Saturday, Artfix Cultured Studios in Downtown Tyler is teaming up with Hope Haven of Smith County for “Stronger Together: Women Artists.”“Every dime that is
When a child is removed from a home by CPS, one of the first things they need is a bed to sleep in. Organizations like “Beds of Hope” work fill that need. According to the “Beds of Hope” Facebook page, their next event is happening Saturday, April 6th in Longview.
A new name and a new initiative is in place for an East Texas organization that has been helping children across East Texas for years. “We've been waiting a long time to be able to share this with people,” said East Texas Orphan Care Network’s Justin Hayes.
Livingston native and “American Idol” contestant Laci Kaye Booth is competing on one of the country’s biggest national stages - ABC’s “American Idol.”Friday, Booth visited with the East Texas Now desk about the competition and her music.
“This is not a Dallas problem, this is not a Houston problem, this is a problem everywhere,” said East Texas CASA Executive Director Shelly Smith. “Whether you talk about it or don't talk about it, it exists.”
If you find yourself contemplating what to grab for lunch or dinner today, you could always grab a bite to eat and at the same time, help give to a non-profit organization that’s making a difference in East Texas.
Gregg County stop-over of Run for the Wall. The mission ride begins in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and culminates with participation in Rolling Thunder’s “Ride for Freedom” on the way to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.