With “Wednesday’s Child,” news anchor Jack Williams is successfully increasing public awareness of the needs of children waiting for adoptive families. These children are primarily school-aged children, children of color of all ages, sibling groups and children who face intellectual, physical or emotional challenges. Watch Wednesday’s Child every Wednesday with Jack Williams on WBZ News at 6pm.
Williams works closely with the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) in coordinating the program. MARE is a private, non-profit organization working in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Social Services, contracted private agencies and other New England agencies to find permanent homes for children waiting to be adopted. For more information on MARE, call toll free in Massachusetts 1-800-882-1176 or for the Metropolitan Boston area 617-54-ADOPT.
Learn more about The Jack Williams Endowment for Wednesday’s Child, which continues to raise funds for special needs adoptions.
Michael who also goes by Mikey is a very sweet, loving 3-year-old Caucasian toddler who has a true love for dogs.
Que’Mya and Ty’Janee are fun-loving, smart and active sisters looking for a family with whom they can grow up together. WBZ-TV’s Jack Williams reports.
Xander is a sweet, kind and funny boy who loves basketball and other outdoor activities.
Dominick is a bright, charming and friendly Caucasian boy who loves to engage in conversations with others.
Tiara, 13, is a sweet, polite Caucasian girl who opens up easily to others and likes to ask a lot of questions. WBZ-TV’s Jack Williams reports.
Farrah is a smart 14-year-old Caucasian girl with loads of personality and spunk.
Jack Williams checks up on four children that he featured more than 11 years ago.
Randy, soon-to-be 4, is a cute, expressive Haitian young boy who has a very loving side to him.
Veronica, 14, is a sweet girl of Hispanic descent.
Arairis is a shy but friendly 12-year-old girl of Hispanic heritage available for adoption through the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange.