Recognition

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2019 Champion for Change Award from North American Council on Adoptable Children [NACAC]

2019 Community Service Award from UNLVs Greenspun School of Urban Affairs

2018 Clark County, NV Proclamation recognizing Foster Kinship and September as Kinship Care Month

2017-2019 The state of Nevada recognizes September as Kinship Care Month

Ali Caliendo Big Give Nevada Donation Drive

2013-2017 Nevada Big Give Top Three Finalist

News and Media:

October 2018: Fox5 More Girl Scout Bronze Award Costume Drive for Foster Kinship

August 22, 2018: NPR “Foster parents often struggle to find doctors to treat the kids in their care”

July 27, 2018: Backpack, supply giveaway helps Las Vegas children prepare for school 

July 30, 2018: Ali Caliendo interviewed on the Time to Be You Podcast with Laura Berens

April 7, 2018: Foster Kinship gives underprivileged students makeovers for prom

March 30, 2018: Ali Caliendo interviewed on The Shameless Mom Academy podcast.

December 2018: NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt “Gift Card Scam”

November 2017: Caring for the Caregivers: Foster Kinship on Vegas PBS Inside Education.

December 16, 2016: Fox 5 Vegas “Foster Kinship Provides Christmas Gifts to 300 Children” 

May 11, 2016: City of Las Vegas “Daily Dose” 

May 10, 2016: WBKE Radio “Making a New Path”

May 5, 2016: Featured in the Clark County “Caregiver Courier” 

November 14, 2015: Fox 5 Coverage of 4th Annual Fall Festival

June 15, 2015: Foster Talk with Dr. John- Kinship Caregivers Toolbox

April 23, 2015: Civil Engagement Interview on KUNV

July 22, 2014: Channel 3 Child Haven Facility Dealing with Overcrowding Problem

February 6, 2014: Channel 8 Open Your Heart Gala News Coverage

November 25, 2013: Ali Caliendo on the Neon Roundtable

September 9, 2013: KNPR State of Nevada “Grandparents Raising Kids: Kinship Care in Nevada”

August 22, 2013: Las Vegas Review Journal “Backpacks Boost Foster Children as School Nears”

August 21, 2013: Channel 8 News Coverage of the Back to School, Back to Basics Event.

August 10, 2013: Las Vegas Review Journal View “Temple members help organize donations for kids at Child Haven”

August 7, 2013: Channel 5 News “Backpacks, school supplies needed for foster students”

November 26, 2012: Las Vegas Review Journal “Grandparents open homes, hearts to children

November 26, 2012: Las Vegas Review Journal Slideshow “Non-profit helps grandparents raising more kids”

November 24, 2012: Channel 8 News Story “Non-profit connects kids in need with family”

November 17, 2012: El Mundo “Celebraron a los abuelitos Estamos para ayudar y alentar: Ali O’Donnell”

November 9, 2012: Channel  8 News Coverage of Kinship Family Night

October 16, 2012: Las Vegas Review Journal View  “Woman uses inheritance to help relative caregivers”

March 23, 2012: Good Maker Winner: Foster Kinship brings hope to Las Vegas families