It was a little dicey at first, but Communities Connected for Kids' annual Christmas toy drive is on track for a record year of paper, packages and perennial smiles. The first load of gifts arrived to the CCKids St. Lucie West offices Tuesday, delivered by Santa's Elves Harry and Bonita Williams. The Williamses represent the Retired Educators of St. Lucie County, one of dozens of local community groups organizing (keep reading)
The Selfless Love Foundation, an organization dedicated to finding permanency for children in foster care, this week awarded a $1,000 grant to Communities Connected for Kids to help establish a local youth council. The council will follow the model established by the foundation's One Voice Impact, a program that helps young (keep reading)
Forever Families Project
Children available for adoption are featured weekly on CBS 12 through the Forever Family project. This Florida-based non-profit project leverages the power of the media to help children and teens in foster care find loving, adoptive families. Communities Connected for Kids became a Forever Family partner earlier this summer to highlight the adoption needs of local children in foster care.
All segments air on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and again on Saturdays, then on NBC 6 Miami, NBC 6 Fort Myers, and WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando. To see previous segments, visit CBS 12. You can also catch each interview on our Communities Connected for Kids Facebook page.
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