Blog / 2015

On The Grid: Tier 1 – Investing in Children and Families

Over the past four months, we’ve explored the various channels of engagement, through the CarePortal, to invest in and to address the physical needs of local children and families in crisis.  To recap, we’ve discussed the following boxes in Tier 1 on The Grid and even… Read More


Did You Know that CarePortal aided more than 1,000 Children during 2015?

As we celebrate the light of the world this Christmas, we are celebrating the CarePortal network for reflecting that light into the darkness enclosing families in crisis. As the book of John states, “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome… Read More


Okwera

Different December and the Now Needs of children like Okwera

Remembering the first Christmas, we celebrate one child who changed the world. In His Spirit, this Christmas we give thanks for the opportunity to change the world, one child at a time. Recently GO Africa's Executive Director, Alison Barfoot, wrote to share about a young man… Read More


The Halliburton Story Update

In April of 2014 Melvin and Keisha Halliburton received an email that a 14, 12, 9, and 5-year-old siblings in their neighborhood needed a home. GO Project invested funds with World Harvest to renovate their home so they could meet State regulations for foster parenting. They… Read More


Needs being met, one at a time. Families being helped, one at a time.

Foster care can be messy. It’s a known attribute.  This is not a grand revelation.  Social workers and volunteers alike cite the frustrations of the system.  This is not grandstanding about bureaucracy: this is the result of family collapse. This messiness, though,… Read More


CarePortal Launch in Pima County AZ

Arizona Government Advocates CarePortal

“This type of connection between faith based organizations and government is vital to restoring balance between protection and charity.  As the good book says, a cord of three strands is not quickly broken; DCS, the Church, and the CarePortal just formed three… Read More


Meet Dorceus

We are dedicating your Different December donations to meeting the Now Needs of children of all ages around the world, including young adults in GO Project's Pathways program, like Dorceus. Last August, Dorceus graduated from the first class at Pathways, GO Haiti’s… Read More


Did You Know that these are the Faces of Foster Care?

If I told you to imagine a group of ten children currently in the foster care system, what would you picture?  Rather, who would you picture? Each year, the Children’s Bureau – an office of the Administration for Children and Families – releases The AFCARS Report. … Read More


The First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: A History

The “first” Thanksgiving took place in November 1621 between the Pilgrims at Plymouth and their Native American allies. The peaceful relationship between the Native Americans and the Pilgrims was possible through the presence of English-speaking Native Americans (including… Read More


On the Grid: Tier 1 – Transition

Graduation. In American culture, it is one of the few universally esteemed milestones of accomplishment and maturation. For many, it is representative of more than past efforts: it is a symbol of the road ahead, a springboard into the future. The day of graduation often… Read More