Imagine that new neighbors move in next door. You’re not entirely sure how many kids live there, but you know it’s a lot. And judging by the frazzled demeanor of the adults, it’s clear that they are overwhelmed.
When you introduce yourself, fresh-baked cookies in hand, you discover that all the children living there are being fostered—with more arriving all the time. The neighbors desperately want to find loving homes for each child. Some of the children also need dental work and special therapies to improve their quality of life. But with so many children, those are difficult and costly tasks.