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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

Amijah, 17

Amijah is a teenager with a bubbly personality and a positive outlook on life. She has a determination to succeed and is a joy to be around. Amijah’s kindness and sense of humor are just a couple of her standout qualities. She is very creative and likes to draw, dance, and sing. She also enjoys watching TV and playing board games.

Amijah will need to maintain contact with siblings and other family members.



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

JJ (Jenecio), 6

Jenecio (JJ) is engaging and laughs easily. He is helpful and considerate. At times, JJ can be concerned about those around him. JJ enjoys playing games on his tablet and watching videos. He likes pretend play, especially pretend cooking. JJ has a special set of cooking and baking toys for play. He is active and enjoys activities such as playing at a kids play gym or spending time outdoors.

It is important for JJ to stay connected to his culture and have ongoing access and participation with tribal practices and celebrations.

Following adoption, JJ will need to maintain contact with a variety of extended family members including a grandmother, aunts, and cousins.

ICWA applies.

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

Casey, 15

Casey is an intelligent child with a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoys telling jokes and making people laugh. Casey is helpful and enjoys office work, such as shredding paper and cleaning and organizing office spaces. He likes crafts and is interested in painting and photography. Some of his favorite activities include playing with fidget toys, playing board games, swimming, playing on his tablet, going out to eat, and shopping. Casey loves McDonalds and pizza. Casey loves having pets, especially cats.

Following adoption, Casey will need to maintain contact with his birth parents.

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

Ethan, 12

Ethan is kind, respectful, and responsible. He is described by others as a very sweet youth who thrives with one-on-one attention. He loves activities, both indoor and outdoor! Ethan enjoys building Legos, playing games, and spending time on gaming systems. He likes to spend time together with family. When outside, Ethan enjoys running around, riding his bike, and exploring. Ethan likes food but wouldn’t call himself a foodie. His favorite food is pepperoni and Hawaiian pizza. He is a big fan of fidgets, especially squeezable fidgets, fidget cubes, and little puzzles.


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