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National Family Month 2008 Focuses on Top Issues Facing Kids and Families Today
Date:5/22/2008

all non-parental care of children in America is now

provided by grandparents. To focus the nation's attention on this

phenomenon and provide grandparents with the recognition they deserve,

the national children's charity KidsPeace, Humana, Mattel, Beaches

Resorts and GRAND Magazine are launching the third annual national

search for an example of extraordinary care worthy of the title of

GRANDparent of the Year. Any member of the American public can

nominate a GRANDparent of the Year. Nominating forms are available in

the May/June issue of GRAND Magazine and online at

http://www.grandmagazine.com . Children should use the kid-safe site

http://www.grandcontest.com .

-- OPENING YOUR HEART AND YOUR HOME TO A CHILD IN NEED

Got extra love to share? Think about creating a family or expanding

the one you've got. May is also National Foster Care Awareness Month

and more than 600,000 children nationwide currently need foster homes.

Unfortunately, the number of foster homes falls far short of meeting

the need. A supportive, caring foster family can give kids a

sanctuary where they can be safe, heal from their emotional scars, and

experience a sense of home and family they may never have had before.

The face of foster care is changing, with older children, youngsters

with disabilities, and kids who not only need a loving home but help

to overcome crises such as abuse. To learn more about foster care and

adoption, or find events in your area, go to http://www.kidspeace.org ,

http://www.fostercare.com , or

SOURCE KidsPeace
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