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Recruit adoptive parents for special needs children, to sponsor support services for families who adopt special needs children, and to assist children who are waiting to be adopted.

AWARDS
WLKY's Wednesday's Child has won more than 45 awards, including the Adoptive Exchange Association Award for best segment of its kind in the country.

SUCCESS
WLKY 32 New's Liz Everman has helped over 3,600 children find homes as a result of Wednesday's Child.

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This Week's Wednesday's Child: Jacob


Jacob, age 13 (2/02), will win you over with his charming words and enthusiastic approach to life! A fan of country music, skateboards, bicycles, and video games, Jacob tackles the world at a full run. He likes pizza, macaroni and cheese, and grapes. He wasted no time saying that he is ready for a family that is not picky about what would be ideal for him. Jacob is social and all boy and a family that likes outside time and sports and taking walks would be a wonderful fit. On a recent trip to a farm, he went from petting cows and milking goats to riding a horse. A family for Jacob can expect lots of hugs, play time, and devotion. He would benefit from being an only child or the youngest child in a small family, he needs lot's of one on one attention and help staying on task. Jacob is very eager to be adopted and having his very own family.
Please contact SNAP today!
For more information on foster care adoption, in Kentucky, call 1-800-928-4303 or in Indiana, 1-888-25-ADOPT.

Adopt-a-thon


Thanks to everyone for making this year's Adopt-a-thon a HUGE success!


Shining Star Gallery


Our biannual Shining Star Gallery is a traveling display to raise awareness about the many children available for adoption. The children's stories and photographs are artfully portrayed with hopes that families will be moved to consider adoption. If you are interested in hosting the Gallery at your place of worship, business or organization please e-mail us at wlkywednesdayschild@gmail.com and we will arrange for you to have it there.


WLKY accepts award at National Ceremony in Washington DC June 6, 2011

Wednesday's Child was awarded the Service to Children television award from the National Association of Broadcasters. WLKY's Liz Everman and general manager Glenn Haygood were among the station representatives to accept the award.

Videos of Children

Liz Everman meets with Jacob, a lovable boy, who had fun petting a cow.
Liz introduces us to Braydon, who describes himself as an artist.
Liz shares with a sibling group of four adorable kids looking for a forever home where they can stay together.
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Wednesday's Child Adoptive parent groups meet regularly. Click here for more details.

 

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More details
Attend Adoptive Parent Support Group in Jefferson Co. KY.