Millions of children worldwide are growing up without birth parents. In California, there are over 60,000 children who need a home for a short time or a lifetime—the number has tripled in the last 20 years.

The statistics are staggering, but God has a loving plan for each child, and His plan includes us. Compassion and involvement are our response to the love God has shown us.

In Modesto and our surrounding area, there are more than 800 children who are in and out of foster care. Our passion is to first help families stay together, but in the cases where this is not possible we want to see every child in a loving home. Since there are hundreds of congregations and so many amazing people in the Modesto area, this goal is really obtainable!

Our God, from your sacred home you take care of and find families for those who are lonely. Psalm 68:5-6 CEV

We believe EVERY teen should have someone to help them celebrate this big accomplishment in their lives. We invite you to partner with us as we put together graduation gift baskets filled with supplies they'll need as they enter adulthood, a Target gift card, and a stack of encouraging notes from community members like you congratulating them on all they have accomplished. Think of the impact you can have at such a crucial time in their lives. 

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