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Do you celebrate our nation's freedom from or freedom for?

Do you celebrate our nation's freedom from or freedom for?

July 4, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
There are many things we can be thankful we are free from this Independence Day. Reflecting on history we realize our independence in 1776 gave us freedom from: tyranny, religious persecution, government without representation. We celebrate our every
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Do you know why this pup was in class?

Do you know why this pup was in class?

June 28, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
In the beginning of June we had 20 people from a wide spectrum of roles attending our TBRI Caregiver Training. Foster, adoptive parents, social workers, counselors, residential care, school teachers and principals filled the room as we learned. Diese
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Welcome Summer!

Welcome Summer!

June 21, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
What do you look forward to this summer? It is a time to enjoy friends, family, new places, recreation, camping and vacations. One thing you can do to get the most out of your summer is to support a foster child in their summer activities.
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Compassion has a face

Compassion has a face

May 22, 2018 Sherry Bouquet
If you take the time to look you to may recognize that compassion has a face. That was certainly the case for a church seeking to arouse the compassion of their congregation for the needs of children in foster care.
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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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