Stories of Impact
Stories of Impact
Strong families can make all the difference for children. That’s why Christian Family Care is committed to strengthening families and serving at-risk children in the name of Jesus Christ. Read through the stories below to hear how God is moving through the lives of those that we serve.
Aaliyah was 11 years old when she was placed into Patricia’s foster home. At the time, she never could have foreseen the impact Patricia would have on her life. With your help, more at-risk foster kids will see what it’s like to grow up with a loving foster mother like Patricia.
The story of one woman who found Christian Family Care after becoming pregnant at 17 years old and why she chose to place her baby with an adoptive family. “I sat in a lot of support groups and I would hear from women who had placed their child for adoption and I was so grateful for those women who could tell their stories because it gave me hope…”
“I’ve changed my mind again, please help me…” Mary’s story continues with part two here.
Meet the McLaughlin family who has just enrolled their son into our Family Care KIDS early childhood learning center. At Family Care KIDS, we are more than a preschool. Our staff is trauma-informed, so they can reach every child right where they are and show them exactly who God created them to be!
Watch their testimonial here!
This is the beautiful story of two mothers. One is the biological mother and the other is the adoptive mother. They share how their open adoption story not only blessed their children but also each other. In deeply loving their children, they found common ground and got to know each other, and extended grace to each other because that’s what God does for us.
“It’s okay to be sad, but you have to remember to also be thankful.” Wise words from a newly adopted ten-year-old girl, Jessica. She and her younger sister will be spending their first Thanksgiving as official members of the Watson household after being adopted from foster care in June.
Be encouraged that even in the midst of a global pandemic, economic shutdown, and civil unrest, miraculous things are still happening all around us! A teenage boy finally understands what it feels like to trust again, to have hope in a future, and receive unconditional love.
Ken and Katie said “yes” to God’s call to foster despite having their hands full with two toddlers. Their story is one of God’s faithfulness. Katie writes about how despite the heartache and loss of reunification, God completely redeemed every broken thing in their whole experience.
Christian Family Care’s child and family therapist, Brandon Jones, talks about how to ease the transition from summer to back to school. He gives practical ways you can help ease the fears and anxieties your child might face at the beginning of a new school year.