Rep. Stephanie Kifowit urges veterans to volunteer with foster children

Rep. Stephanie Kifowit urges veterans to volunteer with foster children

Rep. Stephanie Kifowit joined a group of bipartisan legislators for fighting to advocate for the vulnerable children in the local communities of Illinois. She joined the representatives of the Illinois Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The Illinois CASA and Kefowit called on the veterans to volunteer with the local foster children.

Kifowit urged the veterans to consider training with their local CASA organization. She said, “Veterans are unique in that we are very mission-driven, and this is exactly the trait that children need on their behalf”. The children, who have been abused or neglected, need advocates and there is a shortage of advocates for this purpose, she told.

Kifowit called on the fellow veterans to fill up the gap and join her. She is the chairman of the Illinois House Veteran Affairs Committee and a US Marine Corps veteran. She urged the local veterans to come forward and volunteer their time with foster children. The mission of the Illinois CASA is to provide an opportunity for every abused or neglected child to thrive in a loving and safe home.

Kafowit said that she was concerned about the shortage of advocates at the Illinois CASA. That is why she urged the veterans to step up and volunteer. The judges appoint the Illinois CASA volunteers to advocate for the best future of the abused children. The volunteers advocate for the loving and safe home for the foster children so that they get out of the child welfare system

Kefowit said, “Veterans believe that no one should be left behind, and these children are being left behind.” She hoped that the veterans would come up and serve the local children. She said that the veterans would come forward for that noble cause of advocating for the most vulnerable children in the state of Illinois.

Staff writer for the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
Disney’s culinary and college programs select 12 students of JJC
The culinary and college programs of the Walt Disney Company will be started next year.
Court sentences Chicago man one and half year in prison for handgun offense
A Suburban Chicago man has been sentenced by the court to one year and a
Construction work starts for South Loop condo tower
The foundation permit of $8 million has been issued by Chicago for the construction of
Carpentersville man admits his mail fraud crime in court
Roberto Fisher, a 50-year-old Carpentersville man, pleaded guilty in the court. Sara L. Ellis, a
Dr. Lucio Martinez comes back to FHN Family Healthcare Center
Lucio Martinez, MD, a family health physician, has returned to the FHN Family Healthcare Center.
City Council Chambers to host City of Springfield Public Utilities meeting on Dec 11
Douglas A. Brown, the chief utility officer, released press news about the next meeting of
Court sentences Peoria woman to 15 months in federal prison in medical fraud case
Sue Myerscough, a US District Judge, has ordered Erica Miller, a 37-year-old Peoria woman, to
Steel win against Muskegon on Saturday night at L. C. Walker Arena, Muskegon
The Chicago Steel grabbed an overtime win against the Muskegon Lumberjacks at L. C. Walker
Des Plaines man dies of cold exposure, fifth cold-related death of the season
Cook County medical examiner’s office released a report of the death of a Des Plaines
Rep. Joyce Mason urges Pritzker to sign Senate Bill 1300
Rep. Joyce Mason of D-Gurnee (61st Street) supported the pension reform and property tax relief