• God doesn’t always call the prepared . . . but he always prepares the called!

    God doesn’t always call the prepared . . . but he always prepares the called!

    Chad and Amanda are the proud parents of 4 children.  A 5 year old son, two 2 year old twin daughters (whom they adopted through Covenant Kids), and a fourth they are expecting in October.  After finalizing their adoption in April of 2013 they felt led to bless Covenant Kids [...]

  • Older Child Adoption Videos

    Older Child Adoption Videos

    Have you considered adopting an older child?  Many children get stuck in our foster care system and face the possibility of “aging out of care” with the State of Texas as their “parent”.  The prospect of facing an independent life without the permanent support of a family can be daunting, [...]

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    National Adoption Month

      For 17 years, the United States of America has set aside the month of November, through Presidential Proclamation, as National Adoption Month.  President Bill Clinton was the first to do so on November 1, 1995 and President Barack Obama most recently did so on November 1, 2012.  National Adoption [...]

  • A Family for Nicholas and Gabe

    A Family for Nicholas and Gabe

    In 2006, after a long road of infertility issues, we were blessed to give birth to a little girl.  In 2009, we began to feel like our family was not complete. We knew that we did not want to go down the road of infertility treatments again. We felt that [...]

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Arthur, Caleb, Maggie, & Arian

Arthur, Caleb, Maggie, & Arian

  Meet today’s Wednesday’s Child Arthur, Caleb, Maggie and Arian. The adorable and highly energetic children took part in the Heart Gallery photo shoot as they search for their forever homes.   Click here to learn more about becoming verified to adopt Texas Children.  

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Esteban

Esteban

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 2:21 PM by CYNTHIA IZAGUIRRE WFAA Read more from Esteban’s interview. There are more than 6,000 Texas Children currently stuck in the Texas Foster Care system. Click here to start the process of becoming an adoption family!

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Landon and Laron

Landon and Laron

Today’s Wednesday’s Child is a handsome pair of brothers who want a loving family more than anything –– 14-year-old London and 11-year-old Laron would be a joy for any parent enjoying life on the go.

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Demichael

Demichael

by CYNTHIA IZAGUIRRE WFAA Posted on July 10, 2013 at 3:00 PM Today’s Wednesday’s child will blow you away with his smile. Demichael has a loving foster mother who spoke on his behalf, since he can’t communicate verbally. As you’ll see, his primary language is love, and it shines through. [...]

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Wesley

Wesley

by CYNTHIA IZAGUIRRE WFAA Posted on June 26, 2013 at 2:15 PM Updated Wednesday, Jun 26 at 3:08 PM 14-year-old Wesley has been in the CPS System since he was 4. “It’s really hard to stay in one place until you get adopted which pushes it back further and further,” [...]

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Derrick

Derrick

Want to help Derrick and other Texas Kids find their forever families? There are many ways that you can help.  To learn more about becoming licensed as a foster and/or adoption family in Texas visitwww.covenantkids.org or send an email to firststep@covenantkids.org.  If you would like to make a financial investment to help [...]

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Eric, TShaun and Keira

Eric, TShaun and Keira

Eric, TShaun and Keira are eager to find an adopted family. For this week’s Wednesday’s Child, News 8′s Cynthia Izaguirre took the three siblings to Legoland in Grapevine. Want to help Eric, TShaun, Keira and other Texas Kids find their forever families? There are many ways that you can help. [...]

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Caitlyn & Gabriel Revisited

Caitlyn & Gabriel Revisited

In today’s Wednesday’s Child, we’re revisiting a brother and sister who love to ride horses. Wait until you see Caitlyn and Gabriel’s faces lights up at All Star Equestrian in Burleson! Want to help Tyrone and other Texas Kids find their forever families? There are many ways that you can [...]

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Tyrone

Tyrone

WFAA’s Cynthia Izaguirre talks with Tyrone, who is looking for his forever home. Want to help Tyrone and other Texas Kids find their forever families? There are many ways that you can help.  To learn more about becoming licensed as a foster and/or adoption family in Texas visit www.covenantkids.org or [...]

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Zachary, Martin, Stephen, & Sammie

Zachary, Martin, Stephen, & Sammie

Today’s Wednesday’s Child is a group of three brothers and a little 5-year-old sister who keeps her brothers in line! Zachary, Martin, Stephen and Sammie are loving children who need a forever home that will take the four of them together.

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Meet Orion

Meet Orion

This week’s Wednesday’s Child is Orion, a boy who was named after the famous constellation and has dreams of playing professional basketball. But first, he hopes to find a forever family.

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Ashley

Ashley

Today’s Wednesday’s Child has a song in her heart, so we helped her record it. 14 year-old Ashley is a beautiful and talented young lady who has big aspirations. Channel 8′s Cynthia Izaguirre has her story.

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Thank you: An Open Letter to Child Welfare Staff and Volunteers

I need to say thank you to each and every one of you for choosing to do this work.  Whether you are a foster parent, adoptive parent, case worker, intake staff, supervisor, support staff, administrative staff member, professional service provider, program director, company executive, volunteer, PRN, part-time, contract, etc . [...]

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Cotton Patch Cafe Partners With You

Cotton Patch Cafe Partners With You

  The great people at Cotton Patch Cafe through its “Partners With You” program are hosting a fundraiser for AdoptTexasKids.org on November 28th, 2012.  Here’s how it works.  When you dine at Cotton Patch Cafe on 11/28/12 between 4:00 PM and close and tell your server that you are there [...]

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AdoptTexasKids.org on NBC’s Talk Street

AdoptTexasKids.org on NBC’s Talk Street

Scott Murray, with NBCDFW.com‘s Talk Street, recently interviewed Jailynn Smiley, with Covenant Kids, and discussed the efforts of AdoptTexasKids.org to raise funds for adoption in Texas.  Chow Down for Children is happening this weekend, and you can learn more about the fundraising event by watching this video.

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Chow Down at Dickey’s and Top it Off with Pinkberry for Children: November 10th

Chow Down at Dickey’s and Top it Off with Pinkberry for Children: November 10th

More than 6,000 children in the Texas foster care system are legally free and waiting to adopted by a “Forever Family”.  These are children who have experienced the impact of abuse, neglect, and exploitation and whose biological families are no longer able to provide for their needs.  Many of these [...]

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National Adoption Day

National Adoption Day

  National Adoption Day is a collective effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children waiting to be adopted nation wide.  This year National Adoption Day is on November 17th, 2012.  Many organizations are hosting National Adoption Day Events across Texas.  Some of them will occur on November [...]

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Texas Adoption Day

Texas Adoption Day

  The Texas Legislature has declared that the Saturday before Thanksgiving of each year is Texas Adoption Day.  This year, Texas Adoption Day is on November 17, 2012.  This day is set aside to celebrate and encourage adoption, adoptive families, and adoption workers in Texas. There are more than 6,000 [...]

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A Family for Jaylin

A Family For Jaylin

Today, 10/18/2012, marks one year since Jaylin came home.  This whole journey has been just that, a journey.  It has been amazing to see what God has done in a relatively short amount of time and we are greatly comforted by the fact that He never leaves us. After we [...]

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Forever A Family

Forever A Family

Our adoption journey began about 3 ½ years ago.  We waited 9 months for our first foster child; a time of waiting God used to prepare and grow us in areas that we needed to enable us to better care for His hurting children.  The wait was worth it! A [...]

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Levi and Khloe’s Adoption

Levi and Khloe’s Adoption

Levi and Khloe came into our lives in April 2009. Khloe came straight from the hospital where she was being treated for strangulation to the point of her limbs turning blue, and Levi came from a friend of the family’s where he had been starved for days. Khloe quit breathing [...]

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Ashley’s Adoption Story

Ashley’s Adoption Story

Our adoption journey started on the TARE website. Well, actually I had been thinking and praying about adopting a child with special needs for quite some time. When I found the website and showed Joseph that ALL the children under the age of three on the site had some sort [...]

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