Wednesday’s Child

14-year-old Chea as she paints at the Easely Art Studio in West Jordan, Utah. (KSLTV)...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Chea loves to paint, draw to create masterpieces

On this week's Wednesday Child, Chea is a kind, outgoing, and a patient foster child who is looking for a family that will commit to helping her build her future.
1 year ago
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Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Kenzie, 15, loves reading fiction; hopes to find her forever family

Kenzie has lived in foster care since she was 3 years old. At the age of 10, she was adopted, but that didn’t work out and she returned to state custody. Now at 15, she's hoping to find her family.
1 year ago
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Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Manuel, 10, loves climbing; hopes to be adopted by an active, loving family

Manuel, 10, enjoys being active and playing sports. He's been living in foster care for more than five years and says he wants to remember what it feels like to have a loving and supportive family.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Autum, 13, dreams of living on a ranch with loving parents

Autum, 13, has been in foster care for almost a year. She loves ice skating and animals and dreams of living in the country on a ranch. She also hopes to be adopted by loving parents one day.
1 year ago
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Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Siblings want family that will keep them together

At Airborne Trampoline Park in Draper it was only a matter of minutes before siblings Phillippe, Elias, and Lazuli were flipping into foam pits and scaling the trampoline padded walls.
1 year ago
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Raise the Future chosen as Team Giannis’ beneficiary for NBA All-Star Game

As the NBA All-Star weekend in Salt Lake City approaches, several local charities have been chosen as beneficiaries, including Raise the Future, KSL TV’s Wednesday's Child partner.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Brothers AJ, William enjoy science, desire to be part of a family

AJ, 11, and William, 13, both enjoy science, but their personalities are quite different. The brothers have been in foster care for five years and desire to feel included and part of a family.
1 year ago
Susan at the GemStudio in Provo. (KSL-TV)...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Susan, 18, wants a family to love, guide her through life

Susan, 18, is preparing to graduate from high school and go off to college. She has been in foster care for three and a half years, but is desperate to be adopted and have a family that will love, guide and support her through life.
1 year ago
Wednesday's Child is Domanic...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Domanic wants to connect with a family that loves him

At Bricks and Minifigs in South Jordan you’ll find a treasure trove of LEGO® sets. From special characters to exotic cars, it’s heaven on earth for 10-year-old Domanic.
2 years ago
On this week's Wednesday Child; 12-year-old Angel likes to be active and wants a family to care for...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Angel wants to be a big brother for a new family

On this week's Wednesday Child; 12-year-old Angel likes to be active and wants a family to care for while they do the same for him.
2 years ago
Red, meeting her future family for the first time in Lagoon....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Red’s new forever family found on the East Coast

When 13-year-old Red entered foster care two years ago, she never imagined being adopted by a woman in New York, but today that’s exactly where Red is living.
2 years ago
Wednesday's Child Aria would love to play competitive soccer but the unpredictability of foster car...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Ariah is looking for a strong mother-daughter bond

Ariah loves soccer and would love to play on a competitive soccer team but 16-year-old said the unpredictability that can come with living in foster care has made that difficult for the high schooler.
2 years ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Dalton dreams of being adopted after 13 years in foster care

Dalton, 18, has lived in foster care since he was 5 years old. He says he’d like parents who will help guide him into adulthood.
2 years ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Amen looking for active, engaged family to help him navigate school

On this week's Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to Amen, a 15-year-old boy who, when you first meet him, may hide his true personality inside. But once you get to know him, you'll see what a kind and funny young man he is.
2 years ago
Chevy with his family, Brian and Jen....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Chevy, who dreams of becoming a game designer, has found his new home

In this week's Wednesday's Child, we follow up with Chovy, who has found his forever home with a new family and getting ready for college.
2 years ago
16-year-old Ayden at Red Butte Garden....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Ayden hopes to be an author

For this week's Wednesday's Child, 16-year-old Ayden is looking for a family to encourage him to reach his goal of writing imaginative stories.
2 years ago
Kaleb, 19, poses for a picture with the famous Kosmoceratops at the Natural History Museum of Utah....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Kaleb dreams of being a paleontologist

Children over the age of 18 make up a small percentage of Utahns living in foster care, but it’s this age group that desperately need a family connection as they enter their next phase of life. Kaleb, 19, is one of those young adults who is getting ready for college and hopefully a career in paleontology.
2 years ago
Kila at the Utah’s Hogle Zoo feeding the elephants....
Shara Park

Wednesday Child: Kila wants to help other foster kids when she grows up

For this week's Wednesday's Child, we learn more about 17-year-old Kila as she wants to help other children in the foster system after her experiences.
2 years ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Angel wants to have a forever family

Angel, short for Angela, turns 13 this summer and she doesn’t want to spend her next birthday in foster care. She’s been living in foster care since 2017.
2 years ago
Tyson at playing at the Nickelcade....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Tyson loves video games and asking questions

On this week's Wednesday's Child, 16-year-old Tyson loves video games and has creative aspirations. He is also very curious and hopes for a family that can keep up with him.
2 years ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Bella values friendship, hoping to be adopted

For this week's Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to 12-year-old Bella. She finds value in deep connections with others, and hopes to find a family who will love her, take care of her, and listen to her.
2 years ago
Wednesday's Child: Jade inspires to be a principal, looking for his new forever home...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Jade aspires to be a principal

It only takes a few moments with Jade to know that he is one of the happiest kids around. He is ready for a forever family, one that will show him love and patience. And in return, he will fill their life with joy.
2 years ago
Missy, 11, paints on a unicorn mug at Color Me Mine with KSL's Shara Park. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: Missy loves art, hopes to find her forever family

For this week's Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to 11-year-old Missy, who loves art and hopes to one day be adopted.
2 years ago
Wesley moved to Maryland with his mother Joy and loves exploring his new home. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Wesley finds his forever family with Joy

It was in 2020 when we got to know Wesley while visiting the LEGO® Store in Fashion Place Mall. At the time, he shared the one thing that he wanted most in the world. 
2 years ago

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