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Meet the amazing Sugarman family on the TODAY Show!

Learn how this beautiful family was built in an unexpected way. Watch the story of how Jenna & Michele found their loving parents, Charissa & Stacie, and how You Gotta Believe helped them become a family.

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For those who want to interview an executive or advocate from YGB, the Sugarman family or other YGB families please contact Charly Rok or call 917 912 2863.

Jenna was in foster care, but that’s about to change.

Join Jenna on her drive to the court where her life will be changed forever because she’s about to be adopted by her Mom and Momma! Listen in as Jenna talks about how she feels on this exciting, life-changing day!

Jenna’s family story was featured on the TODAY Show!

Big kids need family too!

More than 25% of children waiting for adoption right now are between the ages of 13 and 17.

When people think about adoption, they often think about babies, but there are thousands of older kids, teenagers, and young adults in foster care who are also waiting for families.

This year alone, more than 20,000 young people will leave the foster care system without a family.

Jenna's Moms, Charissa & Stacie, talk about making this day special!

Watch their family story on the TODAY show!

Jenna gets her moms and a sister, Michele! Watch as Michele talks about how happy she is to welcome Jenna to the family.

More on this amazing family on the TODAY Show!

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Voices For The Voiceless: Stars For Foster Kids

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Sirius XM Radio Host Seth Rudetsky (Disaster!) and James Wesley (Unbroken Circle)
Emmy and Tony Award Winner Laurie Metcalf (The Conners, The Big Bang Theory) and Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara (The King &  I, Kiss Me Kate), Tony Award Nominee Megan Hilty (Smash, Wicked), Daytime Emmy Award winner Judy Gold (Love Loss & What I Wore, The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom), Javier Munoz (In the Heights, Hamilton) and more TBA.


Feb. 2020

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To interview the Sugarman family or anyone else at You Gotta Believe, please contact: Charly Rok at, Mobile: 917 605 1337