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Become an Animal Foster Parent Today

Noelani Guerrero | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
Noelani Guerrero

Have you ever seen a photo of a pet in need of a home and thought, "I wish I could help"? But maybe you work too much. Maybe you don't have the money. Maybe you don't how how he or she will get along with your current pet.

ReThink Review: Short Term 12 - You Must See This Movie. Seriously.

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Short Term 12, a film starring Brie Larson as the supervisor of a foster home for at-risk teenagers, won the grand jury award at this year's South by Southwest film festival -- and if you see Short Term 12, you'll know exactly why.

Oranges and Sunshine

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Sidonie Sawyer

The British government had taken the children, boys and girls, from shelter homes to send them thousands of miles away, to other orphanages, for the simple reason that it was cheaper to care for them overseas than in England.

You Can't Hurry Love: Nurturing Emotionally-Wounded Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

With time, patience, and the right tools and resources, every dog will eventually settle in. And there are few things as gratifying as knowing you are providing a bright future to a dog with a dark past.

''Family' Is A Hard Word For Me To Understand'

| Posted 01.12.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Represent Magazine, a platform for and by young people in foster care. Some details, such as names,...

Still Protecting Children, Decades After A Chance Encounter

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.28.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Woman...

VIDEO: New, Loving Homes for Previously Neglected Horses

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

One of the great outcomes of The Humane Society of the United States' animal rescue work is the chance to deliver previously traumatized animals into new lives, and to watch their transformation in their new surroundings.

Time Well Spent: Volunteering in the Foster Care System

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Vedic philosophy says that the three most important things we can give our children are attention, affection, and time. The children in the foster care system are starved for all three.

Law Can't Touch Octomom for Now

Stacy Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacy Schneider

If Suleman adequately nourishes and nurtures all of her 14 children, she is guilty of no crime and cannot be prosecuted. The only thing she may be guilty of is being a selfish and reckless parent.