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Each month, Foster Adopt Minnesota partners with local news and print media to feature a Minnesota child or sibling group in need of an adoptive family.  These partnerships are invaluable in helping to find homes for Minnesota children and raising awareness about the need for adoptive families in all Minnesota communities.  Below are our current newspapers partners and their most recent waiting child feature.

Star Tribune

Minnesota’s Star Tribune newspaper features Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) in their Variety section monthly.

This Month's Star Tribune Featured Children

Elliston, 16

Elliston is a talkative, outgoing, funny, and brilliant teen who loves to chat and make new connections. He likes playing basketball, football, wrestling, and is even taking a boxing class at school, which he loves!  Elliston is excellent at solving Rubik’s Cubes and can finish them in minutes.  He is a great singer and enjoys singing along to the car radio.  Elliston likes reading “anything that catches his eye” he would say and would like to have a good library in his area.

A family that can keep Elliston connected to his physical outlets and can continue to help him achieve his potential is a must. Elliston is open to any family composition or religious views. He would prefer to live in the Twin Cities metro area. Elliston loves horses and dogs and would love to live in a home with pets.
Following adoption, Elliston needs maintain contact with his brother and other family members.

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The Duluth News Tribune newspaper partnered with Foster Adopt Minnesota in February, 2019.  Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in their Sunday Pursuits section.

This Month's Duluth News Tribune Featured Child

Darian, 14

Darian is talkative, outgoing, helpful, and funny. He enjoys spending time outside fishing, riding dirt bike, and four-wheeling. Darian likes to cook, play video games, and play dodgeball. He would like to live in a rural community with a “country style” atmosphere.

Following adoption, Darian will need to maintain contact with his siblings and birthparents.

Adam’s Publishing Group partnered with Foster Adopt Minnesota in September, 2019.  Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in a variety of their newspapers (see list of papers below).

Aitkin Independent Age
Anoka County Union Herald
Blaine/Spring Lake Park/Fridley/Columbia Heights Life
Bloomington-Richfield Sun Current
Brooklyn Center-Brooklyn Park Sun Post
Burnsville Eagan Sun Thisweek
Caledonia Argus
Crow River News of St. Michael Albertville & Rockford
Crystal-Robbinsdale-Golden Valley-New Hope Sun Post
County News Review-North Branch and Cambridge
Dakota County Tribune-Apple Valley-Rosemount-Farmington
Edina Sun Current
Elk River Star News
Forest Lake Times
Lakeville Sun Thisweek
Laker Pioneer of Mound-Long Lake
Mille Lacs Messenger
Minnetonka-Excelsior-Eden Prairie Sun Sailor
Monticello Times
Morrison County Record-Little Falls
News & Times of Norwood Young America and Watertown
Osseo-Maple Grove-Champlin-Dayton Press
Plymouth-Wayzata Sun Sailor
St. Louis Park-Hopkins Sun Sailor
Stillwater Gazette
The Waconia Patriot
Union-Times of Princeton and Milaca

This Month's Adam's Publishing Group Featured Child

Chays, 13

Chays is an endearing, engaging, and playful youth with a vivid imagination. He will make you laugh with his chatty, friendly demeanor and quirky turn of phrase. In his free time, Chays likes to play football and video games, ride his bike, and read books (especially about animals). His favorite foods include salad, spaghetti, lasagna, pizza, and McDonalds. Chays enjoys animals and would be happy to have a pet.Following adoption, Chays would need to keep in contact with his sisters.


Press Publications partnered with Foster Adopt Minnesota in May, 2020.  Minnesota Waiting Kids (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in weekly newspapers located in the Northeast suburbs of the metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul (Shoreview , North Oaks, White Bear, Forest Lake, Stillwater , Centerville, Lino Lakes).

This Month's Press Publication Featured Child

Timmy, 13

Timmy is very curious, inquisitive and creative.  He loves to build things with building toys and everyday objects. He also likes to play sports and loves to be active and keep busy.  Timmy has a very good sense of humor and loves to tell jokes.  He can be quiet around new people, but once he gets to know someone he is very funny and talkative.  His favorite treat is an Oreo Blizzard.

Timmy is open to any type of family dynamic – either a one parent or two parent family would be fine with him. Following adoption, Timmy needs to maintain contact with his siblings.

Only families living in Minnesota are being considered at this time.

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