Wins For Kansas: It Takes A Village

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Roughly 7,000 kids are in Kansas foster homes.  Without a traditional family structure, it can be hard for these kids to take the next step into becoming independent adults.

That's where It Takes A Village hopes to help.

"We want to be that last stop. We want to be that stop where we can actually help them, and help them understand what it's going to take once they step outside outside of our doors and become independent," said Terry Atwater, executive director of It Takes A Village.

Kids involved with It Takes A Village are required to set goals, finish school, hold down a job, and save money for their future.  All the while, mentors provide guidance and support.

DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers honored It Takes A Village with a $500 Wins for Kansas Grant.