Tag - CarePortal

More than a Crib

“You still felt I was worth doing it for, and that means so much to me.”
In July 2015, we shared about Patrick and Jennifer Johnson’s decision to buck the weight of societal strain and pursue a life of generosity. […]

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On the Grid: Tier 2 – Walking with Children and Families

In 2015, the CarePortal network engaged to meet the physical needs of children and families in crisis. 2016 is very promising, with existing and new churches continuing to meet physical needs of at-risk local families.
Yet, as we enter 2016, […]

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Local Church Launches Guesthouse to Strengthen Relationships in Community

The individuals that are part of the organizations, agencies, and church partners that make up the CarePortal community know that one of the biggest barriers to mobilizing ourselves and others to care for neighbors in crisis is overcoming the […]

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Did You Know that Government is Eager to Work with the Church?

True or False: The phrase “separation of church and state” is written in the United States Constitution.
Indeed, its principle is rooted in the First Amendment to the Constitution, but the actual statement “the separation of church and state” is […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 Squanto, […]

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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. […]

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