Profiles

Wednesday’s Child: Teen hopes to find family before 18th birthday

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:00pm

Khoel may look like an adult, but inside, he’s still a child needing something every child deserves: a family.

Wednesday’s Child: Austin hopes to join a family, become a police officer

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 9:10pm

Austin’s doing his best to keep on the right path and hopes one day soon, he’ll have a family to help make all his dreams come true.

Wednesday’s Child: Utah couple adopts son, 17, from foster care

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 19th - 11:53pm

In our Wednesday’s Child segments, we usually introduce you to children living in the foster care system who need our help in finding a forever home. However, this time, KSL TV is featuring a family who adopted their son from foster care.

Wednesday’s Child: Cylis has been in foster care more than a decade

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 28th - 11:06pm

KSL re-introduces you to Cylis, who is holding out hope for a family.

Wednesday’s Child: siblings Austin, Declan, Lily hope to stay together

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:17pm

Austin, Declan and Lily have lived in foster care most of their lives. Their caseworker says there is just something special about the trio.

Wednesday’s Child: Kolby

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 29th - 7:38pm

Kolby says he’s not giving up on his forever family.

Wednesday's Child: Teen hopes for adoptive family, despite nearing his 18th birthday

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 26th - 8:41pm

On Friday, Cameron will turn 18-years-old. Legally, that means he will be an adult, but he doesn’t feel like one.

Wednesday's Child: Patty prepares for new school year; hopes for new family

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 12th - 9:11pm

Back to school shopping is a rite of passage for kids starting out a new year. Patty is going to be a sophomore. On Wednesday, she went to City Creek Center to do some shopping.

Wednesday’s Child Joey has gone from Ukraine Orphanage to Utah Foster Care

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 8th - 6:15pm

KSL TV is committed to raising awareness about children lingering in the foster care system. For many, time is running out for them to be adopted.

Wednesday’s Child: ‘Music Is the One Thing I Can Rely On’

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 25th - 1:07am

When you think of foster care, many people think of young children, but in Utah, the majority of kids in foster care are teenagers. The odds are stacked against them and time is running out for them to find an adoptive home.

Wednesday’s Child: Brothers try not to lose hope for a family

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:15pm

Right now, there are close to 3,000 children living in foster care. Getting adopted from foster care can often be a waiting game for the kids and when it’s brothers hoping to stay together — the wait can be even longer.

Wednesday’s Child: ‘Because families are cool’

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 6th - 6:30pm

Sometimes, everyone needs a little help — someone to show us the way. 18-year-old Jaid needs just that.