ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — There are more than 400,000 children in foster care across the country and 4,800 of those children are in the Commonwealth.

To help highlight the need for foster families in Virginia, WFXR News has partnered with ‘Extra Special Parents’ for National Foster Care Month.

WFXR News’ Hazelmarie Anderson and Evan Johnson spoke with Deborah Pryor and Adasha Holdren from ‘Extra Special Parents of Roanoke’ about ways people can help.