As National Resource Parents Day approaches this weekend, we applaud Amy and Michael Bagley for their nomination as the Charles County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. The Bagely family provides integral support to youth in care and for that we thank them.
Cheers to Michon Semon for her nomination as the Howard County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. We truly appreciate her nurturing spirit towards youth in care as well as her advocacy and trust. Thank you.
Tylor and Katie Johnson are truly an asset to children in foster care and their families. The Johnson’s provide exceptional care to all that enter their home. It brings us joy to announce them as the Washington County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year.
Tracy and Karl Jentzsch have shown diligence as they strive to fulfill the needs of the youth in their care, making the couple excellent nominees as the Cecil County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. We thank them both for their commitment and selflessness
Congrats to the Prince George’s County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year, George and Ernestine Barksdale. The Barksdale family has opened their hearts and home to youth for 10 years. As advocates for youth, they have proven to be a great asset to our agency. * Image...
Tina and Bryan Broadwater truly exemplify the essence of a dedicated resource parent. Their steadfast devotion to youth in their care is honorable. We are happy to announce them as the Garrett County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year.
With no hesitation, Rick and Ashley Candy have provided a safe and stable home for multiple youth in care. Their nurturing spirit brings comfort to those in need. It is an honor to acknowledge the Candy family as the Carroll County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year.
Hooray to Ryan and Sarah McKelvey for their nomination as the Somerset County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. The McKelvey family provides a warm and accepting family environment for youth in their care. Thank you both for your important contributions.
Shannon Leffler has devoted her love and attention to older youth in her care. Her faithful service makes her more than qualified to be the Queen Anne’s County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. Thank you Shannon for all that you do
Caring for over 20 foster youth, the Wilkerson family is truly committed to the well-being of children in their care. It is our privilege to announce them as the Baltimore City 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. We cannot thank them enough.
Congrats to Katie & Tom Johnson on their nomination as the Kent County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. We applaud the Johnson family for their continued love, consistency, and sacrifice when providing for youth in care. Thank you.
We are pleased to highlight Stephanie Law as the Calvert County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. Thank you Stephanie for your thoughtfulness and unconditional love towards youth in care.
Join in the celebration as we congratulate the Wicomico County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year, Megan and Frank Baker. It is an honor to highlight such an amazing and selfless family.
In the spirit of #GivingTeusday we give thanks to Patricia and William McDermott, the Worcester County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. We truly appreciate your unwavering love and dedication to youth in care.
Congratulations to the Anne Arundel County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year, Abigail and Everett Devries. Along with their commitment to providing care for youth, the Devries family are advocates for reunification and assist with parental training.
Today we highlight Tiffany Patterson for her well-deserved nomination as the Harford County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. We thank you for your structure, consistency, and more importantly unconditional love towards our youth in care
We are thrilled to announce Daniel and Melanie Andrew as the 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year for Caroline County. The Andrew family are responsible caregivers with big hearts who truly understand the foster care process. We cannot thank them enough.
Every May, dating back to 1988, when President George H.W. Bush proclaimed May as National Foster Care Month, the Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) takes the opportunity to acknowledge and recognize the tremendous contributions of resource parents....
As the Executive Director of the Maryland Resource Parent Association, I get the privilege to work alongside many dedicated resource families and staff who are committed to the children of Maryland. Everyday this caring group of individuals give tirelessly of...
Representing Baltimore County, April & Amanda Loomis have fostered over 15 children making them more than qualified nominees of the 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year. The Loomis’ optimism, positivity, and commitment to the care of foster youth are unmatched....
Cheers to our Talbot County 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year nomination, Denise & Taalib Smith! You’re effort and dedication to keep our youth safe do not go unnoticed. We are truly honored to celebrate in your nomination.
Kudos to Scott and Sherron Beach from Frederick County for their winning nomination as a 2020 Resource Parent(s) of the Year! The Beach family’s unwavering commitment, openness, and compassion for their children makes their nomination evermore rewarding.
Allegany County Department of Social Services proudly presents our Foster Parents of the Year: Julia and Jared Steward The Stewards truly believe in including biological families as a part of fostering and it doesn’t stop when adopted.This year’s theme was “Foster...
First up, is Kristen & Nate Crew from Montgomery County. The couple truly embodies the foster care philosophy of loving and caring for children temporarily or permanently. It is an honor to congratulate the beautiful family. Thank you for all that you do.
Let's Celebrate Maryland's Foster Parents! A message from the Maryland Department of Human Services The Maryland Department of Human Services hereby proclaims May, 2020 as Foster Care Month in Maryland. May 31, 2020 is further recognized as National Resource Parent...