Entries by Keywesttim

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Become a Foster Family

Foster parents are a unique group of people and have one thing in common: they want to provide children with a temporary supportive home while they are separated from their families. Wesley House Family Services recruits, trains, and supports foster families for Monroe County children who can no longer remain safely in their own homes […]

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Perfect Parent

A national adoption recruitment campaign—a partnership of the US Children’s Bureau, AdoptUSKids, and the Ad Council—promotes adoption from foster care and raises awareness of the 112,000 children and youth who are waiting to be adopted. Built around the theme “You don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent,” this annual campaign uses humor to […]

Holiday Helpers

Holiday Helpers of the Florida Keys asks the community to help bring a smile to a child’s face. As Monroe County’s economically challenged– the essence of service, construction, tourism and water/based economy — struggle to survive, sometimes juggling multiple jobs on weekends and late/night. The Holiday Helpers Stores in Key West, Marathon, and Key Largo […]