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Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child is a part of the Dave Thomas Foundation's national campaign to increase adoptions of children in foster care. Each Wednesday (and again on Sunday mornings), a child in foster care who is waiting for a loving, adoptive home is profiled during the evening news on WNBC 4.

Tameika

Tameika

Tameika, 14, is a radiant teen who enjoys laughing at good jokes and playing on the computer.

She is an avid volleyball player and on Sundays, you can catch her rooting for her favorite NFL team.

As a freshman in high school, Tameika enjoys school and interacts well with both her peers and teachers. Her dream is to one day become a famous artist.

We hope to help identify a family that will show Tameika affection, support, and most importantly a place where she can call “home.” Will you be that family?

Learn more and inquire about Tameika (page will open in a new window)

Watch the video on NBC Website (page will open in a new window)

Search our online database of waiting children

Sign up for our weekly adoption and foster care newsletter

Wednesday's Child TV Schedule

Wednesdays between 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Sundays between 6:00-7:00 a.m.

About Wednesday's Child

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Wednesday's Child is hosted by NBC meteorologist Janice Huff, who encourages viewers to call the ACS Parent Recruitment Hotline at 212-676-WISH to learn more about the adoption process.

Wednesday’s Child is an award-winning program began in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area in 1992 which features children who are waiting in foster care to be adopted and success stories of families who have adopted from foster care. Because of its phenomenal success, the program was expanded to other cities around the country. In April 1999 Wednesday's Child started in New York City as a collaboration between WNBC 4 and Freddie Mac Foundation. Since January 1, 2014 the Dave Thomas Foundation has sponsored Wednesday’s Child. For more information, visit the Dave Thomas Foundation website at www.davethomasfoundation.org

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