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Each month, MN ADOPT partners with local news and print media to feature a Minnesota child or sibling group in need of an adoptive family.  These partnerships are invaluable in helping to find homes for Minnesota children and raising awareness about the need for adoptive families in all Minnesota communities.  Below are our current newspapers partners and their most recent waiting child feature.

Star Tribune

Minnesota’s Star Tribune newspaper features Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) in their Variety section monthly.

This Month's Star Tribune Featured Children

Bridget, 17

Bridget is an active, likable teen who can be very outgoing once she feels comfortable around you. She enjoys both playing and watching basketball especially the Golden State Warriors. She also likes watching football and is a fan of the Chicago Bears. Bridget’s favorite genre of music is rap. She is a huge fan of the rapper, Lil Baby. Bridget has an artistic side as well. She not only listens to rap, but she also writes her own rap lyrics. Some of Bridget’s favorite foods are Orange Chicken from Panda Express and crab legs. Bridget loves animals and would like to have a dog. Bridget would prefer to live in the city versus a rural area. Bridget would do best with a two-parent family with no other children or only older children in the home. She would thrive in a small family setting that is structured and consistent.

Watch Bridget’s Reel Hope video & Inquire



The Duluth News Tribune newspaper partnered with MN ADOPT in February, 2019.  Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in their Sunday Pursuits section.

This Month's Duluth News Tribune Featured Child

Ronald, 12

Ronald is caring and witty. When with Ronald, you can expect him to sing, dance, play pranks, and make jokes. He describes himself as silly, funny, shy, fearless, and helpful. Ronald enjoys spending time with others and likes joking around. He has a vibrant personality and loves showing off in front of the camera. Ronald enjoys playing football, basketball, pool, and ping pong. A couple of his favorite foods are pizza and mashed potatoes with gravy, but he isn’t a fan of coleslaw, cooked carrots, or sweet potatoes. He likes superhero movies, scary movies, and Star Wars.

He enjoys participating in culturally specific activities that keep him connected with his Native American culture. Ronald okay with living in either the city or the country, and says that if he lives on a farm, he will need some boots. He loves dogs and cats. Ronald would do well in a structured home.

Watch Ronald’s Reel Hope video and inquire


Adam’s Publishing Group partnered with MN ADOPT in September, 2019.  Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in a variety of their newspapers (see list of papers below).

Aitkin Independent Age
Anoka County Union Herald
Blaine/Spring Lake Park/Fridley/Columbia Heights Life
Bloomington-Richfield Sun Current
Brooklyn Center-Brooklyn Park Sun Post
Burnsville Eagan Sun Thisweek
Caledonia Argus
Crow River News of St. Michael Albertville & Rockford
Crystal-Robbinsdale-Golden Valley-New Hope Sun Post
County News Review-North Branch and Cambridge
Dakota County Tribune-Apple Valley-Rosemount-Farmington
Edina Sun Current
Elk River Star News
Forest Lake Times
Lakeville Sun Thisweek
Laker Pioneer of Mound-Long Lake
Mille Lacs Messenger
Minnetonka-Excelsior-Eden Prairie Sun Sailor
Monticello Times
Morrison County Record-Little Falls
News & Times of Norwood Young America and Watertown
Osseo-Maple Grove-Champlin-Dayton Press
Plymouth-Wayzata Sun Sailor
St. Louis Park-Hopkins Sun Sailor
Stillwater Gazette
The Waconia Patriot
Union-Times of Princeton and Milaca

This Month's Adam's Publishing Group Featured Child

Nevaeh, 17

Levi is a very smart and active young man who is always in motion and keeps himself busy with his imagination, building things with Legos or creating things out of cardboard, zip ties and PVC pipe. He loves to share things he creates or tell stories about things that he finds interesting. Levi likes machinery that makes loud noises such as dump trucks or garbage trucks. He enjoys the outdoors and doing activities such as biking, riding the peddle go-carts, swimming, going to the park, and skateboarding on his knees. Levi would do best in a structured home that is familiar with using outside services.

Only families living in Minnesota are being considered at this time.

Watch Levi’s Reel Hope video and inquire

Press Publications partnered with MN ADOPT in May, 2020.  Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in weekly newspapers located in the Northeast suburbs of the metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul (Shoreview , North Oaks, White Bear, Forest Lake, Stillwater , Centerville, Lino Lakes).

This Month's Press Publication Featured Child

Ronald, 12

Ronald is friendly, playful, and inquisitive. He enjoys telling jokes, making connections with others and asking questions to get to know them better. Ronald likes listening to music and some of his favorite artists are Michael Jackson, Prince, and Queen. If a Michael Jackson or Prince song comes on, you will see likely see him dancing and singing along. Ronald likes playing basketball and video games, assembling LEGO sets, playing on the playground, and building things. When Ronald takes things apart, he really tries to understand why the thing works or is put together the way that it is. He is also interested in magic and spending time outdoors. Ronald would like to be a police officer when he gets older. His favorite colors are blue and green, and his favorite food is pizza. He also really likes McDonald’s and Culver’s.

Following adoption, Ronald would need to maintain contact with his brother and other birth family members.

Only Minnesota families are being considered at this time.

Watch Ronald’s Reel Hope video and inquire


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