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Listen-closely

Listen Closely

Each year, three million American children experience the trauma of abuse, neglect, and displacement – often at the hands of the very people they’ve loved the most.

Even when these children are removed to the safety of foster parents or group homes, the stability can be painfully brief. In a single year, kids often undergo 2-3 different placements. It’s hard to imagine what they feel, as again and again, the attachments they form are ripped apart.

Friends, teachers, church group, scout troops…they all become memories much too soon. No wonder so many kids think the only place they really belong is an endless revolving door – one that abruptly casts them out at age 17 or 18.

These children need more from us. They desperately need a consistent, supportive presence in their lives.

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Opportunity served up with Love


Love at its best. Listen to Leigh Ann Toughy discuss her journey of adoption and what it means to give of yourself. Her insight to human nature moves us all to really contemplate what is important in life, and how to make the world better.

When Opportunity Knocks. The Atlanta Children’s Foundation believes in providing opportunity. The mission of ACF epitomizes opportunity knocking by connecting a communities resources for the betterment of children, . When you combine the efforts of leveraging agencies and community based organizations to increase the children they touch, with a new facilities for prevention and restoration, its a winning combination. Tax payers dollars go further, negative statistics surrounding crime and homelessness decrease.