Happy Famiversary! 

One year has passed since I surrendered my life in Christ, “all old things have passed away and all things have become new.” God has filled the cracks of my spirit and answered my prayers.  Let me tell you...

February Story: Allan and Cameo VanDenBosch

Family Story Allan and Cameo VanDenBosch     Cameo has known for a long time that she wanted to be a part of a child’s life as they face the harsh realities of the foster care system. She desired to serve...

Raising a Modern Day Princess Update!

Our Raising a Modern Day Princess Program is moving along quickly. We currently have one young women placed with a family and we are currently talking through options for another young woman. We are continuing to build our base of...

Transition House Now Open!

We have opened a new Independent Living Transition House! March saw us move some of our more successful youth (as measured by attending Valencia or school full time and working a job and paying rent) to a transition house...

Mentoring Matters

A big brother. A father. An uncle. A grandfather. A best friend’s father. A youth leader from church. Every person, but young men especially, need an older man to pour into their lives. We need someone to help us...

Setting Goals

Sounds simple, right? Make a plan, devise a strategy for what you want to accomplish in a given time frame. Make a plan of attack and accomplish things. This isn’t always the case though, is it? There are many...

Zack Needs Your Help!

This is Zack. Zack needs your help. Zack, is in need of a laptop for school. Zack moved in a week ago and is going to be working on his GED at ALCO (Adult Learning Center of Osceola) in their...

Stay Connected

As he approached the cliff’s edge he was very shaky and nervous. He looked down and slightly tugged on his harness to make sure he was hooked in. He was. He visually inspected the carabiner and figure eight to...

Stay Adaptable

White water rapids are created when water in a river flows over an obstruction under the surface of the water. I’m not an expert hydrology, but I understand the dynamics of what takes place in a river when water...