Reflection: Foster parent shares her experience

In honor of May’s Foster Care Month, our friend Mandy Gratton shares her experience fostering seven children under the age of five over the last 3 years. Read on for her reflection:
Foster care has been something I knew I […]

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10 meaningful ways to support a foster family

May is National Foster Care Month! At CarePortal and The Global Orphan Project, we want to acknowledge and thank all those who open up home and heart to children and their families in a time of crisis. Even if […]

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Arizona churches work to keep families together

We love seeing news features like this one from Phoenix, Arizona! Stories of neighbors serving neighbors are popping up across the nation. Why? Because the Church is answering God’s call to love!
Take a couple minutes to watch this encouraging […]

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The #careforeverychild Campaign

Our mission at CarePortal is to enable connections to care for every child in need. Our sister company, Forevery Apparel, makes and sells Fair Trade shirts and then gives the profits away to care for kids through our parent organization, The […]

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At his best on his bike | CarePortal

A United States social worker recently submitted a request for an unusual item through CarePortal, our platform that connects kids and families in crisis to churches and people who want to help. She shared this story, explaining the weight behind the gift:
An 11-year-old […]

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COPE: The Cost of Poverty Experience

1 in 5 children in America live at or below the poverty line.
These numbers should disturb us, yet statistics can have a numbing affect. The Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) offers an opportunity to gain a glimpse into the […]

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5 best practices for meeting material needs | CarePortal

 
The child welfare system is complex and diverse, as are the ways that you can engage and serve within it. CarePortal is a tool designed to help bridge the gap between the children and families in crisis and people […]

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Adoption and CarePortal: What’s the connection?

We recently explained that every time you respond to a request on behalf of a child in your community through CarePortal, your response is intended to accomplish one of 10 purposes. Today, on National Adoption Day, we want to talk […]

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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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Why do beds matter? | CarePortal

People often ask what item is most commonly requested to meet the needs of children through CarePortal, our technology platform designed to connected children and families in crisis to churches and people who want to help. Across the 18 […]

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