Two young brothers are ready to make the transition from their foster home to a forever home. In this Adopt 8, News 8's Marcella Lee shows us how the boys are blossoming.
A boy featured three times before on Adopt 8 is making another appearance, but this time, he's no longer waiting to find a forever home. Dwayne was recently adopted by a local couple, who saw his story here on News 8 and knew he belonged with them.
If you've always wanted to help a foster child, but aren't in a position to adopt, becoming a mentor could be the right fit. Dozens of foster youth in San Diego County are currently on a waiting list to be matched with a mentor.
Kylee is a 10-year-old who loves to explore nature and the outdoors. And she would like nothing more than a forever family to share in her adventures.
It's something many siblings take for granted - living under one roof together. But for local 16-year-old Rose and her two younger brothers – 11-year-old Christopher and 9-year-old Joshua – time is running out for that dream to come true.
You can learn a lot about children, by the way they piece together a jigsaw puzzle. Some might get frustrated, or lose interest, others will stay focused, right through the very end. In Sunday's Adopt 8, Marcella Lee introduces us to a young boy, who shows us he's committed to achieving his goals - and he's hoping his dream of finding a forever home, comes true.
Some people looking to adopt, choose to become foster parents first in the hope that one of their foster children might end up needing a permanent home.
A collection of photographs designed to touch your heart, the "Heart Gallery" is traveling to local libraries, to raise awareness about the need for adoptive families.