Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for ALL children

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for his children, but it was also for children all around the world, regardless of their race, creed or religion — he had a dream for them all. As we reflect […]

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The Power of Prayer | Joe Knittig, CEO

The Power of Prayer
“She (my mother) became a warrior far superior to any epic hero.  She became a giant on her knees.  With a sword in one hand she battled the enemies of death and disease, and with her […]

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CarePortal’s Church of the Year 2020: Co-Recipients Pulpit Rock and World Harvest

It is our extraordinary pleasure to announce Pulpit Rock Church and World Harvest Ministries as the 2020 co-recipients of CarePortal’s annual Church of the Year award!
CarePortal is a technology platform used to help connect local churches to the most […]

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CarePortal’s Community of the Year 2020: The Coastal Bend of Texas

Congratulations to the Coastal Bend of Texas for being awarded the 2020 CarePortal Community of the Year! This award recognizes Nueces, San Patricio and Aransas counties for their momentous collective impact in their community.
Each year, the Community of the […]

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The ultimate CarePortal story: from a single transactional request to a life-changing home

Every CarePortal request presents the opportunity for churches to make meaningful connections. Sometimes, connection means meeting one need at just the right moment. At other times, connection starts life-changing relationships like for one single mom of nine kids in […]

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22 million kids rely on school lunches | CarePortal

Schools are reopening for the fall semester with a variety of remote, hybrid and in-person options and children are learning, but many of them are going hungry, too.
In the U.S., 22 million kids receive free or reduced-price lunch during […]

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The strength of the Church network | CarePortal

One request, two states and the Church network worked together to help reunify one six-year-old girl with her father.
Request #46532 came in from California for a bed, bedding and a dresser for six-year-old Tiana who had been in foster […]

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The national food crisis | CarePortal

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has disrupted lives across the nation. As we try to recover even a semblance of pre-virus normalcy, there’s one group of people who are easy to overlook in the midst of the chaos — the […]

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The real winner: the family | CarePortal

One agency’s first CarePortal request had two churches clamoring for the opportunity to respond. CarePortal in Montgomery County, Ohio recently started enrolling additional requesting agencies outside of Children Services to be able to provide a wider net of care […]

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Butterflies, Bats and Breakfast | An update from Trace Thurlby, GO Project President

For years, mathematicians, engineers and even philosophers have discussed and debated the idea that a butterfly flapping its wings in the United States can create a hurricane in China. Given enough time, the theory goes, seemingly small events can […]

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