How you support kids in foster care through CarePortal

 
Thank you for supporting kids in foster care through CarePortal.
As May comes to an end, so does National Foster Care Month. And we think it’s a great time to remember all the ways you support kids in foster care […]

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5 steps to become a licensed foster parent

May is National Foster Care Month and you may now be asking, “How do I become a foster parent?”. Perhaps it’s a question that’s been in the back of your mind (and heart) for years.
Today, let’s get practical and […]

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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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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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A Different Story for Foster Mom & Family

During this second week of Different December, we’re highlighting a story of God at work through CarePortal. Every community has children and families in crisis. CarePortal provides a real-time, relational connection for churches who want to care for them.

Life can change […]

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Connecting the Church to Grandma's Home

On the east side of Kansas City, a different kind of apartment complex exists. In general, apartment complexes are known for their ability to serve a wide variety of tenants, with each apartment’s features standardized to serve one or […]

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Advice from one CarePortal worker to another

The CarePortal network is filled with servants of the Lord.  There are so many who have sacrificially given to aid those impacted by the child welfare system.  Some were working long before CarePortal: others are new and eager to […]

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Where are we going? A CarePortal Vision . . .

“Piti piti zwazo fè nich li.”
As part of our international ministry, we are deeply invested with church partners in Haiti. In our interactions with our partners, we have come across this Haitian proverb. It states, “Little by little, the […]

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Children helping children

By Taylor Burdiss, CarePortal intern
The CarePortal network includes churches of all sizes, ages, and demographics. The common thread that binds these churches is the longing to serve local children and families in crisis. No need is the same. No response […]

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Like Christmas in July

By Sadie Elliott, CarePortal intern
We are often blessed by stories shared by church members at active CarePortal churches. We hear how meeting a need has impacted them personally, and we hear how their gift has affected the family in need. […]

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