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2014-09-18 23:02:07

For the 6th year in a row, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast restaurants around the state to celebrate PJs & Eggs on October 10th. The “breakfast for dinner” will begin at 5:00 p.m. at participating locations to benefit Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) foster care programs statewide. Phoenix/Tucson/Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Once again, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast...

2014-09-16 20:27:59

New Residence To House 300 Foster Youth A Year LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN) opened its doors to a new home for foster and homeless youth in Hollywood. The 10,000 square foot 1919 Craftsman style home replaces LAYN's current 30-year old barrack style emergency shelter and will enable over 300 foster youth (ages 12-17) a year to receive high quality enhanced services in a safe and nurturing environment....

2014-07-25 23:06:58

The Bair Foundation Child and Family Ministries would like to congratulate thirteen foster youth who’ve just graduated high school. New Wilmington, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 This June, thirteen Bair foster youth graduated high school. The Bair Foundation is proud of its thirteen students, who defied some alarming graduation statistics for foster children. Only 54% of foster youth ever receive a high school diploma. Eleven of the graduates serviced through The Bair Foundation have been...

2014-07-11 23:05:05

Lab Testing Company Congratulates Owner of San Marcos Location on Impressive Award Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ANY LAB TEST NOW®, the first direct access lab testing services business with more than 150 franchise locations across the U.S., congratulates San Marcos, Texas owner, Michelle Schlotter, on being the recipient of The Child Welfare Board Region 7 Volunteer of the Year Award, presented to her on May 22, for her innovative and impactful fundraising endeavors....

2014-06-25 12:30:50

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a measure that will provide attorneys to protect dependent children with special needs who are in the legal custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)--Florida's most vulnerable. The Florida Legislature also appropriated $4.5 million to fund attorneys to represent these at-risk children, most of whom linger in foster care --often for an average of up to...

2014-06-16 08:24:38

SimplyFun Makes $100,000 Product Donation to Charity SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SimplyFun, LLC., a developer and direct sales company for award winning games was honored at the My Stuff Bags Chic luncheon in Los Angeles, California on May 28, 2013 for donating $100,000 of product during National Foster Care Month to support the My Stuff Bags program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117681 The My Stuff Bags Foundation provides new belongings, comfort and...

2014-06-04 23:13:01

Eagle Village hosted a recognition dinner Thursday evening for foster parents licensed through the organization. It was a fitting way to look back on another year of dedicated service by a priceless group of people and celebrate Foster Care Month together. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “The decision to open your heart and home to a child or sibling group is one of the most rewarding and selfless things a person can do,” Director of Community Based Services Brenda Bolin said....

2014-05-21 23:13:10

The Bair Foundation is celebrating National Foster Care Month at their Las Cruces and Albuquerque, New Mexico locations. The Christian nonprofit, 501(3) c organization supports children and teens that have been placed in foster care and who need a loving, supportive home. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Bair Foundation is celebrating National Foster Care Month nationally and at their two New Mexico locations. The Christian nonprofit organization provides comprehensive, treatment foster care in a...

2014-05-16 23:08:24

The Bair Foundation is partnering with The Cabinet for Health and Family Services to host a foster care and adoption fair. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Bair Foundation , The Cabinet for Health and Family Services and at least a dozen private foster care agencies are hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Fair Saturday, May 24th from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Road, Lexington. The Foster Care and Adoption Fair provides an opportunity...

2014-05-16 12:28:02

Bill passage is a victory for children ST. PAUL, Minn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Late last night, the Minnesota Legislature passed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Omnibus Bill, which included a provision making Minnesota's foster homes smoke-free. "Smoke-free foster care means protecting Minnesota children from dangerous secondhand smoke," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota. "This bill becoming law will ensure healthier homes for...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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