Foster Families Needed

MEDFORD, Ore. — The holidays are a time of giving, but this season several hundred kids will not have a place they can call home. Just because a foster child is under the state’s care – does not mean they are living with a family. Many are in temporary group homes or shelters for the … Continue reading »

New Bill Informs Foster Kids’ Rights

SALEM, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber signed a bill making it mandatory for foster kids to know their basic rights. Thursday, the governor signed Senate Bill 123-A. Even though some existing laws already recognize foster kids’ rights, the bill forces foster parents to post signs or documents explaining rights to things such as clothes, food and … Continue reading »

Bikers Hold Easter Event for Foster Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. – Apparently the Easter Bunny is real, and he hangs out with a pretty tough crowd. On Saturday, the Freebird Motorcycle Club and its big-eared celebrity friend handed out Easter gift baskets to roughly 170 foster children. The Freebirds handmade each basket, personalized them, and filled them with goodies. “Easter eggs, candy, stuffed … Continue reading »