This Foster Child’s Gut-Wrenching Wish List Will Break Your Heart Into A Million Pieces

This foster child’s wish list full of things every kid should already have will break your heart.

In the United States, over 397,000 children are living without permanent homes in the foster care system. Over a 100,000 are adoptable and are waiting for loving forever families. My brother and his family are foster parents and I have seen first-hand how hard it is for a child to live without a sense of permanence or belonging, with parents that can’t or won’t care for them properly. That’s why when I saw this heartbreaking wish list from an Oklahoma foster child posted on Facebook by Dreamcatchers for Abused Children, I knew I had to share it here. Take a moment to read this foster child’s wish list, give thanks for all you have, and think about how your family can make a difference in the lives of children who need a loving home.

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Find out how to become a foster parent here.

For more information on kids in the US awaiting adoption, visit Adopt US Kids.

Jenny Rapson
Jenny Rapson is a follower of Christ, a wife and mom of three from Ohio and the editor of For Every Mom. You can email her at [email protected], or follow her on Twitter.