Many foster children begin to lose hope of finding a forever family. Those who are bounced from home to home learn to hold back trust and to rely only on themselves. Heartbreaking stories abound in foster care. For those who are given a family, love abounds, hope returns, and joy fills the lives of the children and their families.

In this tender video highlighting six foster children and their stories, The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption offers a look at the huge difference just one word can make in the lives of children.

Say “yes.”