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Meet Tatiana, 15
"I want to have a family that will take care of me...that won't give up on me."
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Meet Shawn, 17
Shawn is a huge fan of archery and enjoys being outside and tinkering around with things in the garage.
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Meet Patrice, 13
"If I could have any superpower in the world I would choose HEALING."
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Meet Kayden, 17
"I would like a brother and long as I get my own room." :)
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Meet Anjelica, 13
"The most helpful thing someone can do for is sitting down and talking with me...and giving me a chance."
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Meet Marcellus, 16
Marcellus loves animals and would enjoy having a pet
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Minnesota Waiting Kids

The MN ADOPT State Adoption Exchange allows people and caseworkers to find children in foster care who need a permanent and loving home. Inquire about any child featured in the database and take the first step in providing a family for a Minnesota child.  Join our mission for Zero Kids Waiting.

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MN ADOPT is committed to a culture of inclusivity and does not condone or tolerate discrimination in any form.  We welcome all families and individuals without regard to age, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, military status, physical or mental disability or functional limitation, racial, ethnic or national origin, religious affiliations or beliefs, sex or gender, sexual orientation, skin color, or socioeconomic status.

This nondiscrimination practice applies to all our services and activities, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, and promotion of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all clients, members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.

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23 hours ago

We are seeking a diverse pool of board members who are committed to our work and who can help us better represent the communities we serve, including people who identify as LGBTQ+, members of the BIPOC community, individuals who live in Greater Minnesota, foster care alumni, adopted persons, and foster, adoptive or kinship parents.Interested applicants can view more information here: #BoardMembers #MNAdopt #fostercare #adoption #community #nonprofit ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

Chameleon Info Graphic: “When ‘I’m fine…’ really means ‘I’ve learnt to blend in to survive’“I please and match your colours so I stay safe and get what I need.”Take a peek at this Beacon House resource on how to recognize this blending-in safety strategy some kids use. Learn quick, tangible tips for parents and caregivers and why “little and often is the way to go…” ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

April is All About Adrian!Check back every Wednesday this month to learn something new, but for now, click this link to learn a little bit about him today: ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

Our 3rd Annual Shopping Event for Foster Youth is taking place this August and a common theme we've heard is how much confidence these kids feel as they start a new school year in the fall.Join us in giving kids the opportunity to begin their school year with confidence. Every little bit helps!Learn more about the event and please spread the word! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Who knew that yesterday was Hug a Newsperson Day? We can't let this day go by without acknowledging our partnership with Twin Cities Live (TCL) and, more specifically, to Kelli Hanson. For over a decade we have been collaborating with TCL to produce Kid Connection features to bring awareness of the foster youth still waiting for a permanent home.Hosted by Kelli, you can find these videos at this link or on TCL's website: ... See MoreSee Less
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