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New Hanover County in need of foster grandparents

New Hanover County is looking for volunteers to join their foster grandparent program.
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Opioid epidemic increasing foster care numbers

A new report by NC child reveals that thousands of children throughout the state were put into the foster care system because of opioids. More than one hundred are in New Hanover County.
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Help foster kids have an egg-celent Easter with Basket Bonanza!

Next weekend, you can celebrate Easter two weeks early with 'Basket Bonanza: An Egg’stra Special Foster Pantry Event'.

New and used suitcases wanted for local children in foster care

The Wilmington location of Paint with a Twist is trying to make sure children in the foster care system have a good way to carry their clothes.
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‘Carry with Confidence’ shatters donation goal

Montgomery Lanier, founder of Carry with Confidence, surpasses donation goal of luggage for kids in foster care.

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

The number of foster care cases related to drugs is ballooning as use of heroin and other opioids soars across the United States.
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Help foster kids get ready for school!

In Wilmington, all 8 Mattress Firm stores are stepping in to help and they need your help too.
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Foster Pantry is here to help foster families

A new local organization is here to help provide foster families what they need for these kids.
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Mother encourages others to reach out and help in New Hanover County foster care

According to New Hanover County, more than 400 children are in the care of the county social service but there are only about 120 foster families.

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