Start Somewhere, Do Something

Start Somewhere, Do Something

In 2004, Patti Rubino had just welcomed her daughter home through adoption. Amid adjusting to life as a new family, Patti quickly noticed a lack of services in her community for children and families impacted by trauma. “I thought, ‘Lord, we need something here,’”...
Starting With Yes

Starting With Yes

Years ago, Megan and her husband, Brett, thought their family was complete. They had three biological sons, and their youngest was just learning to walk. Then, Megan began to feel a strong leading from God to move toward adoption.
Always All Smiles on Day 6

Always All Smiles on Day 6

Around January each year, foster mom Tiffany McKnatt hops online and starts searching for summer fun for her girls. Tiffany fosters teenaged girls—20 over the last 11 years—and she is a fierce advocate for finding healing opportunities for the kids in her care. “One...
Mr. Finney + The Kid From North Philly

Mr. Finney + The Kid From North Philly

“I was just a kid, but I knew something was wrong,” Takkeem Morgan shares.* Growing up in North Philadelphia in the ‘90s, Takkeem was acutely aware of the struggles entangling his beloved neighborhood. “Every imperfection caught my attention,” he says. “The drugs,...
No Talent Needed

No Talent Needed

One Sunday, Michelle White found herself sitting i​n church with her husband, Dave, learning about her church’s Family Advocacy Ministry (FAM), and how it was helping local families through something called CarePortal.  CarePortal, an online platform,...
Everything Changed at Exodo

Everything Changed at Exodo

Before she entered kindergarten, Isabela* found herself alone in El Salvador. After spending time in a government-run orphanage, she eventually became one of the first children to move into a new home in the city of Oloculita – Exodo Childrens’ Home. Once at Exodo,...