Stand Sunday: Standing for Kids in Foster Care

This morning, churches across the U.S., are dedicating today, the second Sunday in November, to remember, pray and commit to standing for youth in foster care in our communities. Today is Stand Sunday.

God has called His bride, the local Church, […]

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Glam Cafe: 5th grade girls open restaurant to provide food for kids in need

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — All these girls needed to help other kids was a spatula and a dream . . . and a garage.
A group of 5th graders from a small community in Missouri recently opened a pop-up restaurant […]

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The Cost of Poverty Experience: Disrupting Assumptions

40 million people live under the poverty line in the United States. For those isolated from this poverty, stereotypes portrayed in the media often foster uninformed assumptions, perceptions and attitudes.
 
“Maybe we wouldn’t all admit it ahead of time, but […]

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Providing Back-to-School Basics | CarePortal

It’s back-to-school season! This time of year, school supplies are among the items most requested through CarePortal. And churches across the U.S. are coming through in a big way!
Many children connected to the child welfare system experience high levels […]

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Serving Every Child: The Grid

CarePortal identifies needs of children and families through a tool we call “The Grid”. Churches, organizations, and individuals can serve anywhere on a spectrum of needs, from providing a one-time resource to fostering children in their own homes.

Foundationally, The […]

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Adopting from Foster Care: 5 Things You Should Know

1) Who are these children? 
It is estimated that there are approximately 400,000 children in U.S. foster care at any given time, with 100,000 of those ready to be adopted. They are children of all ages, genders, and races. And […]

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Stand Sunday | November 12

Each November on Orphan Sunday, Christians all around the world stand for the orphan.
At CarePortal and The Global Orphan Project, we invite you to stand with us this Sunday and claim this opportunity to rouse your church, community and […]

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Gettin’ Creative: 5 Tips to Help More Children Through CarePortal

It’s no secret that every ZIP code will always have children and families who need help in times of crisis. With so many families, sometimes it’s important to get creative! Here are a few tips for finding new ways to meet needs […]

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Classes for a Tiny Dancer

A 6-year-old girl was recently placed with a foster family. She is a social butterfly and loves making new friends! She dances quite a bit to her own tune at home, and because of the CarePortal community, she is now enrolled […]

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Toddler Beds in Texas

Do you remember your first bed? Beds for children and families in crisis are among the items most frequently requested through CarePortal. Meeting such a basic need often proves to be a powerful experience for everyone involved.
This week, a 3-year-old […]

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