One of Brenda Sweeten’s major concerns going into holiday breaks is what some students have or don’t have planned.
Sweeten is the adviser of the University of North Texas student group PUSH, which is an organization for foster care alumni — current UNT students who lived in foster care at some point in their youth. While some were adopted and have families, others aged out of the foster care system at age 18 and don’t have anywhere to go for the holidays.
Sweeten will host a Thanksgiving meal for these students, their spouses and children at her home tonight.
“Some of them may go home with boyfriends and...