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 »

Princess for a Day Event

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department is asking for the public’s help for an upcoming event. EPD is helping to organize the Princess for a Day event. Police say it’s a way to help empower girls who are vulnerable in society. “It’s nice once in a while to just feel like somebody out there … 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 »

Out & About: March 1st-3rd

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, KDUK’s Valerie Steele has these suggestions. You can help a local deputy and his wife who are recovering from a hit-and-run. Friends are raising money for Deputy Drew Wattier and his wife Michelle’s medical fund run on Sunday. It starts at 10 a.m. at Alton … 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 »