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Are you home for Easter?

Are you home for Easter?

April 1, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
A beautiful story of adoption unfolded today. A woman who has struggled through life heard the truth of Easter. Her heart was longing for a place to call home, to find rest and peace and forgiveness for the burdens of her life.She heard of a heavenly
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Without this there would be no foster children…

Without this there would be no foster children…

March 26, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
Adoption or foster care does not exist if there is not loss, if there is not trauma,” shares Mark Ottinger in the Empowered to Connect promotional video.Many children in our community experience neglect and abuse. They are in our classro
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Celebrating our foster families.

Celebrating our foster families.

March 2, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
The partnership of donors make great things possible...like a family bowling party! Thanks to the generous support of our donors we are able to rent out the Luray Lanes Bowling Alley in Ashland for our families who foster.
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Three ways to shower foster children with love.

Three ways to shower foster children with love.

February 10, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
The little Valentine's are all written and sealed to be delivered to classmates. Do you remember the fun of opening each one and sharing in the festivities? You are Special. You are Loved, each little Valentine declares.For children who come from ha
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How can you change the life of a foster child forever?

How can you change the life of a foster child forever?

January 5, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
New Year's resolutions are all about change...for the good. One resolution you can make is to get involved in changing the life of a foster child. Our community, our state and our country has been overwhelmed in 2017 with the surging number of chidlr
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You still have time to tell him...

December 29, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
I drove into town Sunday afternoon with a few foster kids on the way home from church. One smote my heart with his observation. As we drove he had noticed several Fostering Family Ministries signs prominently displayed in front of a few churches."It'
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Best Gift of Christmas...a home for the holidays and the whole year through.

Best Gift of Christmas...a home for the holidays and the whole year through.

December 22, 2017
There is no place like home for the holidays! Truly the best gift of Christmas is an open home and heart for others and most importantly, for Christ Jesus.
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Where have you see these?

Where have you see these?

December 9, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
Our new yard signs in two sizes are starting to pop up around the community. You will find them at churches who have foster families or volunteers and other locations that want to support our mission. A big thanks to students at Ashland University wh
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Give a home on Giving Tuesday...

Give a home on Giving Tuesday...

November 28, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
As our hearts turn towards home during this holiday season I urge you to consider how you can help a child from hard places feel at home away from home.Right now there are nearly 130 children in our county alone who have been removed from their home.
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He couldn't afford to give

He couldn't afford to give

November 25, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
Recently, I was having a conversation with some of our amazing kiddos who happen to be in foster care through no fault of their own. They had to be uprooted and move to a foster home right before the holiday season. Like most children in care they ha
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Stand Sunday

Stand Sunday

November 10, 2017
Stand Sunday is an expression of Orphan Sunday that can be used in churches across America who are standing for kids in foster care. View and share the two minute video in your church, Sunday School, small group and through social media.Everyone can
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Have you shared the blessing of adoption this month?

Have you shared the blessing of adoption this month?

November 6, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
This month of November is National Adoption Awareness month In the United States there are over 400,000 children who are temporary orphans in the foster care system. Of that number, more than 100,000 are waiting to be adopted today. In Ashland County
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