Mentors Help Local Foster Children

EUGENE, Ore. — There are dozens of kids from Lane County living in foster homes. The young adults are getting great care, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need a little more positive influences in their lives. That’s where A Family For Every Child’s mentor program comes in. It serves at risk children in need of permanent … Continue reading »

Dutch Bros. Raises Money for Foster Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Dutch Bros. locations in Eugene and Springfield will be celebrating moms Sunday and raising money for local foster kids. Every mom stopping by one of the coffee stands in the Eugene-Springfield area can get any drink for a dollar. Money from all of those drinks sold to moms will be donated to … Continue reading »

Kids Become Superheroes for a Day

EUGENE, Ore. — The Moshofsky Center was packed Sunday, but those inside weren’t wearing their Duck gear. It was all about the capes and masks today for foster boys who got to be super heroes for a day. Sunday’s event was called “Hero for A Day”, hosted by the non-profit, “A Home For Every Child”. … Continue reading »

EPD Collecting Hero for a Day Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — Some local foster children have the chance to feel like heroes this weekend, and organizers could use the powers of the community to help put the event on. The Eugene Police Department has teamed up with A Family for Every Child to support the first annual Hero for a Day event for … Continue reading »

Foster Kids Transform Into Princesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of Lane County girls were walking the red carpet Sunday. Three hundred and fifty girls attended the annual Princess for a Day event at the Valley River Inn. The girls get a new dress, their hair and makeup done, and attend a tea party with all their friends. Half of the … Continue reading »

Interview: Princess for a Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Lots of girls love to get made up and pampered. This weekend, there is a special event for children in foster care made possible thanks to people who care. Christy Obie-Barrett with A Family for Every Child joined us live on KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about the event Princess … Continue reading »

Radio Host Spreads Foster Care Awareness

EUGENE, Ore. — A local radio station is hosting a marathon broadcast Tuesday to spotlight the needs of foster children in our community. Bill Barrett, the morning show host for KKNU New Country 93.3 FM will be on the air for 12 hours to help raise donations, and recruit volunteers for A Family For Every … Continue reading »

Winery Raises Money for Foster Children

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, how about heading out to Sweet Cheeks Winery? You can have some summer fun and help a good cause. The winery has teamed up with the organization A Family for Every Child Saturday to help get kids out of the foster care system … Continue reading »

Foster Kids Turned Into Princesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Girls from all over Oregon came to Eugene to be crowned a princess for a day. A Family for Every Child puts the event on each year. Foster children get their hair and makeup done for free. They also pick out a dress and get their picture taken. Once the girls are … Continue reading »

Princess for a Day Volunteers Prepare

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 300 girls currently living with foster parents will be primped and pampered this weekend at Princess for a Day. Each of them will be treated like a princess and dressed like one too. The event put on by A Family for Every Child has been a huge success in years … Continue reading »

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