SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - With the release of the 2017 Join the Team Calendar, comes heartfelt words from some Chargers players.
During the pre-season photo shoot, some of the players opened up about adoption and how it has touched their own lives. In the above video, they share their personal stories.
The free calendars, which raise awareness about the need for adoption, will be available to the public soon.
You can also call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U for more information.
As families across the country celebrate Thanksgiving this week, one local family is counting their new members.
13-year-old Sarah knows she has less than five years left, before she ages out of the foster care system.
A successful adoption story for, not only for the children, but also for their parents who say they weren't sure if they would even be allowed to adopt.
12-year-old Angelica has been through unimaginable heartache and grief during her nine long years in foster care.
A local couple who learned about San Diego County Adoptions through News 8's Adopt 8 segments never imagined they would one day be profiled in one.
If you've always wanted to help foster children, but aren't in a position to adopt, mentoring could be the perfect way to make a difference in a child's life.
A local 8-year-old girl has a giggle that's so heart-warming, her foster family says you can't help but be in a good mood around her.
The tween years are transition years. And they can be even more challenging when you are living without a forever family to call your own.