Stories of Hope
Hands of Hope Blog
See how children’s lives are being changed – one child at a time – as you read our Stories of Hope.
There’s a popular contemporary worship song that says, “You can have it all, Lord. Every part of my world.” It’s easy to passionately proclaim our obedience during a Sunday service, but what happens when God really does want it all?
One small action has the power to change someone’s life. With a continued increase in children entering the foster care system, it will take one small action from each of us to make an impact.
I decided I can’t do this alone anymore and went looking for people. People who shared my passion, that got it. People who went toward the hurt and not turning away. It took some time but I found those people, my people.
When Kerry and Angela Brenneman became married, they knew that adoption had been a dream of Angela’s for a long time. As they prayerfully considered this decision, Hands of Hope was able to connect them to other families who had been through the adoption
It can be easy to feel paralyzed by the problems in our community. What can I do? How can I help?
Because of a simple idea, foster families across Central Indiana have one more reminder that they’re not alone. That’s the power of community.
Residents of Madison County have fought long and hard to do what they can to assist those in need, but often time experienced roadblocks or did not know how to reach out to help.
At first, I thought I had to know everything and be everything to be involved with Hands of Hope. I was scared and worried that I would fail. That is the exact opposite.
Fred Rogers, who became famous for his television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, once said, “When I was a boy and would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers.
There’s nothing more powerful than a group of believers who are committed to combine unwavering faith with passionate action.
Nate and Rachel Bristol have dreamed of growing their family through adoption since they were dating, complete with a step-by-step plan for how to make their dream come true.
Community and generosity are two words that come to mind when meeting a CarePortal request. Communication from DCS identifies the need and correspondence continues until items have been delivered. Reaching out to others for specific donations; we use creatively in...
When our advocates recently heard a portion of their story during the lunch panel at our February clinic, there was not a dry eye in the room.
There’s a famous Christian adage that says, “God doesn’t call the equipped; He equips the called.” This is a firsthand experience felt by many of the foster and adoptive families we serve at Hands of Hope.
Our community is in the midst of an unprecedented time with the coronavirus outbreak and the effects it is having on our daily lives. It is a time to rally together more than ever to serve vulnerable children and those who work tirelessly to protect them.
As the owner of The Alternative Hair Studio in Fishers, Indiana, Amy partnered with Hands of Hope to provide a free salon event for foster and adoptive moms and their daughters.
Looking for resources to help walk with you through the complexities of foster care and adoption? Check out these 10 recommended resources.
709 days of learning to love. 709 days of finding hope in the hopeless. 709 days of seeing God work in strong and powerful ways. 709 days sweet little Brison and Harlem were in foster care.
Ryan and Ashley Clough met in college and quickly knew they wanted to spend their lives together. Once
they got married and started talking about growing their family…
By showing up for other people, we bring the healing love of God to broken homes and families every day. If you know someone who is a foster or adoptive parent, here are some gift ideas to make them feel seen and loved this Christmas…