We Are Their Future founder and President/CEO Vickie Isaac was interviewed on Valley Focus this past Sunday. Valley Focus, a Sunday morning feature of Hubbard Broadcasting on five radio stations in the Phoenix metro area. Conversation focused on the urgent needs for Arizona foster children. Every day Arizonans were encouraged to get involved in helping the almost 17,000 vulnerable children in Arizona’s state foster care system.
Host Valerie More graciously invited Vickie and Ixcel Baca, Program Coordinator for Building Arizona Families to join her on air. Valerie told her audience that helping Arizona’s foster children is the greatest need she has highlighted in her years of hosting Valley Focus. Arizona Helping Hands, Inc was highlighted as a wonderful way Arizonans help foster children.
Heartbreaking facts about Arizona foster children were discussed. There are almost 3,000 vulnerable children who live in group homes with other Arizona foster children. Over 5,000 abused or neglected children entered foster care in the past six months reporting period. There are thousands of Arizona foster children whose parental rights have been severed, leaving them orphaned. When children are removed from their homes, their meager belongings are hastily thrown into a garbage bag. These are just a few of the heartbreaking facts. There are many more…
We Are Their Future encourages everyone to do something – foster, adopt, volunteer, or donate. We cannot sit idly by, assuming that government should be raising these children. These vulnerable Arizona foster children need to know they are safe, loved, have a family to belong to, and a future they can hope for. Please take some time to listen to the interview. Please choose a way to help Arizona’s foster children. Everyone can do something!