Stars of hit reality television shows like Vanderpump Rules, The Real Housewives Of Dallas, The Real Housewives Of Orange County, Little Women LA and The Real Housewives Of New York are using their celeb status for a great cause.
LOS ANGELES, CA, December 28, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dr. James Mercer knows first hand how tough life in the foster care system can be for a child. He lived it. This experience prompted him to pen his book “Secrets and Shame. Dear Oprah Diaries”. It also lit a fire deep inside of him to do everything in his power to find a loving home for as many children as he can that enter the foster care system. And he not only talks the talk, but he also walks the walk. He and his partner Jason Fulton have 3 beautiful daughters that they adopted from the TX foster care system. With dozens of offices in the state of Texas, Lone Star Social Services is planning on expanding to other major cities in the United States. With a little help from their friends.
Speaking of friends, Dr. James Mercer has a habit of making friends where ever he goes. And not just any friends, some of the entertainment industries most influential people flock to the good doctor for advice on foster care, adoption and how they can use their celebrity status to raise awareness for foster care and adoption.
On a cool December evening in Dallas, Texas gifts began to arrive for the children. Courtesy of a bevy of celebrities that sprung into action when help was needed.
Some of the celebrities that have shown their support for Dr. Mercer’s work are:
Eileen Davidson – CBS “Young And The Restless”
Emily Simpson – Bravo “Real Housewives Of Orange County”
Aviva Drescher – Bravo “Real Housewives of New York”
DAndra Simmons, Brandi Redmond, Bryan Redmond, Stephanie Hollman, Travis Hollman, Cary Deuber, Mark Deuber, LeeAnne Locken, Kameron Westcott of Bravos “Real Housewives of Dallas”.
Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker of Bravos “Real Housewives of New Jersey”
Tanya Tucker – Country Music superstar
Prince – may he RIP
Christy and Todd Gibel– Lifetime’s “Little Women LA”
Lisa Vanderpump – Bravos “Vanderpump Rules”
Robin Roberts – ABC “Good Morning America”
Wendi McClendon/Covey- ABC ” The Goldbergs”
Andy Cohen – Bravo TV
Most recently, Dr. Mercer can be seen on the latest season of Bravo Television’s “The Real Housewives Of Dallas, where they chronicle Brandi Redmond and her families adoption journey.
“The fact that such a real and emotional subject is being shown on television really helps out everyone involved in the foster care and adoption system by shedding light on our needs. We have been able to help countless more families since this has aired. Families that would have never even considered fostering or adopting. And for this, I am eternally thankful”.
2019 is going to be a stellar year for the foster and adoption industry. Dr. Mercer and his team are committed to raising awareness throughout the community. With your help. “Most of these kids carry all their belongings from foster home to foster home in a trash bag. We are making it a priority to change that. We are constantly on the lookout for corporate and private partners to provide luggage, blankets, and pillows for these kids to provide them with a sense of security”.
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“Givers search for takers to make them feel complete. Takers chase the givers and sweep them off their feet. Together they are one and happiness will reign. Until the giver’s done, and no takers remain-Dr. James Mercer”
Lonestar Social Services is a full-service Texas licensed Adoption & Foster Family Agency, established in 2014 by Dr. James Mercer and Jason Fulton. Our mission is to assist in finding permanent adoptive families for the thousands of Texas children currently in foster care and provide caring short-term foster homes for children temporarily removed from their biological parents. Our experienced professional staff, dedicated donors and volunteers have worked together to build our established reputation for quality services.
Lonestar Social Services offers services throughout Texas for adoptive and foster parents providing care for children in their communities with offices centrally located in Austin, Texas.
In 2019 Lonestar Social Services plans to open satellite offices in several major cities around the United States.
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