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Wednesday's Child — Jaid

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:34pm

Jaid is a 15-year-old boy living in the Utah Foster Care system. He says some kids make fun of him for being different.

Wednesday's Child telethon aims to help kids in foster care

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 10:31pm

Wednesday's Child is an effort to help place those children and the annual telethon helps fund some of the expenses the Adoption Exchange shoulders. Last year, KSL viewers, listeners and readers raised $50,000 to help pay for media and materials that reach possible adoption families.

Wednesday's Child — Anderson Family

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 7:41pm

Julie Anderson, who never had the opportunity to be a mom, and Olivia Anderson, who lived four years in foster care, became a family a few months ago.

Wednesday's Child - James

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 7:08pm

Like most 11-year-old boys, James loves his toy cars and video games. He says he would give them all away to be adopted.

Wednesday's Child - Goodrault family

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 5:33pm

Mariah lived in foster care all her life until recently when the Goodraults adopted her. Now, they're urging other families to adopt children who are still stuck in the system.

Wednesday's Child - Philip

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 4:58pm

Philip is 16-year-old boy who asked if someone would teach him to sew. Now, he's hoping to be adopted and leave foster care for good.

Wednesday's Child — Flanders Family

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 4:14pm

Bryan and Chantel Flanders always knew they wanted a son. They never expected to adopt a child through foster care, but now they say their family is complete.

Wednesday's Child — Shaleen

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 1:16pm

Shaleen faces enormous physical challenges being legally blind and deaf. Her caseworker says she would thrive in a loving and permanent home.

Wednesday's Child Aschley hopes to find a loving family

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 11:42am

Aschley is a 16-year-old girl who loves to spend time with her friends. Now, she's hoping to find a loving family.

Wednesday's Child — Dominick

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 8:02pm

Dominick is a 12-year-old boy who thrives on activity and staying busy. He's hoping to be adopted.

Wednesday's Child - Kolby

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:59pm

Kolby is a 14-year-old who loves Legos. He's also hoping to be adopted.

Wednesday's Child: Blessing and Prosper

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 8th - 7:02pm

Blessing and Prosper are siblings looking for a family. They don't want to be separated and hope to be adopted together.