Posts Tagged "Susan Fierberg"

Making a Difference, One Little Girl at a Time

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in News, Stories | 0 comments

Making a Difference, One Little Girl at a Time

At a time when other women her age are starting to contemplate retirement, 55-year-old Valerie Craig can be found on any given weeknight helping an 8-year-old little girl with her homework, and on any given weekend cheering on that same little girl as she streaks across the finish line at a track-and-field meet. The reason for Craig’s atypical mid-life schedule is because, as she puts it, “There are so many children in need – I had an empty nest, and I knew I could do this.” So she made the...

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Pasadena-based Child Welfare Organization Celebrates National Adoption Month

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Pasadena-based Child Welfare Organization Celebrates National Adoption Month

How the “Fabulous Five” Came to be On June 24, 2014, the Gutierrezes officially became a family of five, or – as they prefer to be called: The Fabulous Five. November is National Adoption Month, an especially appropriate time to share the Gutierrezes’ story. National Adoption Month was created to increase awareness of the urgent need to find permanent, loving homes for infants, children, and teens in foster care. Currently there are: nearly 400,000 youngsters in foster care nationwide, with...

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