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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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'
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
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.
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