A 30 Days to Family® Success Story   Baby Layla came into foster care in May of 2020. Kristal, a 30 Days to Family® Specialist, immediately began calling relatives to identify a kinship caregiver. While diligently working to find a home for baby Layla, she also began inquiring about the possibility of a caregiver taking…

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In December 2020, the OhioKAN team from the Dayton area was contacted by a 30 Days to Family® Ohio staff member about a family who was exiting their program. OhioKAN was able to connect with this mother of 5 who is currently caring for her niece. The mother had recently agreed to extend her family…

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How long have you been a supporter of Kinnect? Apparently I was one of the earliest donors. I heard Mike and Shannon speak at an Akron Foundations meeting and was so impressed with their energy. Afterwards, I met them for coffee and away we went. What attracted you to the cause, and Kinnect in particular? Mike and…

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In November 2018, twins Emma and Tommy were born. Unfortunately they tested positive for drugs as their mother struggled with addiction. The children and their family were referred to the 30 Days to Family program as their child welfare case manager did not want the children to remain in foster care while their mother received…

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Franklin County

Franklin County will adopt innovative child welfare program Partnership with Franklin County Children Services and grant from Molina Healthcare of Ohio, is another step toward permanency for children in foster care   CLEVELAND, November 18, 2020 – The 30 Days to Family® program operated by Cleveland-based nonprofit Kinnect that aims to place foster children in…

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Edwin was in the custody of the public child welfare agency since he was four years old. He is close to 17 years old now and wanted to build a strong network of people who love and care about him. Edwin experienced multiple challenges while living in foster care including more than 7 moves, being separated from…

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Lisa, a 30 Days to Family® Specialist was assisting a young man named John who is 17 years old and was living in a residential treatment facility. She was determined to find connections for him before he aged out of foster care. Within a week, Lisa found his aunt and uncle who were eager to welcome John into their home. There was just one problem the family had recently experienced a…

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