About Lauren Davis

Lauren comes to Kidsave with a knack for social media strategy and content production, having previously served at Montgomery County Maryland’s workforce development entity establishing their content strategy. Before this, she worked in television production at Hope Channel, a non-profit network, enjoying the pace of a live TV control room. Prior, she worked as a communications consultant and a reporter. Lauren has a Master of Science in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and English from Oakwood University.

Celebrating All Moms on Mother’s Day

By |2021-05-09T11:18:42-07:00May 9th, 2021|

When Samantha met Kecia Wherry in 2006, she was just 11 years old and traveled from Colombia to the United States through Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program. Although she was being hosted by another family, Kecia and Samantha struck an inseparable bond. The Wherry Family later adopted her and her brother Antonio. Samantha is now is 26 and is currently completing her Master's in International Relations at the London School of Economics. 

Gaining a New Perspective

By |2021-01-11T14:59:21-08:00January 11th, 2021|

Jimy didn’t have an easy start. Born with toxoplasmosis Jimmy grew up losing his central vision, living in a Colombian orphanage for the blind for six years of his young childhood. That was until he accepted the chance of a lifetime to travel to the United States and participate in Kidsave's Summer Miracles program.   

A Family Meant to Be

By |2020-12-29T12:06:31-08:00December 29th, 2020|

“Kidsave has changed my life... from meeting all the kids during the events to finding Mafe,” says Linda. “I feel like Kidsave is a second family to me. Kidsave made it possible for us to meet and changed Mafe’s future."

Film, Friendship and Fatherhood: John and Jack One Year After Adoption

By |2020-12-15T08:49:23-08:00December 14th, 2020|

For anyone interested in adopting a child from foster care, John’s advice is to be patient and open-minded to all possibilities. “I found an organization that allowed me to spend time face-to-face with the youth and then together they can see if there's a relationship that can blossom,” says John.

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