Tag - CarePortal

A Birthday to Remember

Yesterday in downtown Kansas City, we celebrate CarePortal’s birthday.  This milestone is a gathering of the local churches, child welfare workers, and CarePortal staff who are collaborating to bring about change in the lives of local families.  As part […]

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Local Kansas family finds support at local Oasis

“We have a foster family who became licensed to provide a home for a teen girl they knew in foster care.  The teen no longer lives with the family, and they have made adjustments in their home to continue […]

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Did You Know that CarePortal is part of a larger vision?

You’ve heard it before; it’s the CarePortal motto: Every church doing a little. It’s a God-inspired vision of local churches working with local workers to care for vulnerable children in tangible ways. In the United States, this vision evolved […]

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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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