When Maryann Shackelford answered a phone call from her cousin, she had no idea that her life - and her family - were about to change forever.
Maryann’s cousin said a little girl had been dropped off... Read More
When it comes to online shopping for Christmas, Amazon has cornered the market. That's why we became part of their Amazon Smile program. Amazon Smile was created so that online shoppers like you wou... Read More
Grady Gay was four months old when he met his mom and dad.
Foster parents Chris and Danielle Gay had not planned to adopt. “It’s hard to explain how we knew he was the one even though we didn’t k... Read More
Jackie had been a good student and outgoing. By 5th grade, though, raising her hand at school was not an option anymore. She feared someone would see the bruises.
In the 6th grade, her grades declin... Read More
When Alfredo and Monica were unable to have children, they weren’t sure what was next. Monica’s mother suggested they learn about adoption.
“I was scared at first,” says Monica. The couple didn’t p... Read More
Children in residential treatment have been through the trauma of abuse, abandonment or neglect. Although they are treated by staff who are compassionate and patient, they long to feel “normal.” For t... Read More