Jonathan Sanborn - State Director for CarePortal in AZ & CA discusses the impact CarePortal has had in both AZ & CA including how the number of children in foster care in AZ has dropped by 3,000 children since the implementation of CarePortal.
Scott Platter - Director of Ministry Support with the Global Orphan Project in Kansas City, which includes CarePortal. Listen in as we talk about the necessary work of the Church in child welfare and how CarePortal connects the two effectively.
Vicki Akins - founder and director of "My Chosen Ones", an organization that supports and connects foster and adoptive families with children in need. She and her husband have adopted 4 children through foster care in Fort Worth, Texas. Vicki shares her story of the lonely road that the foster and adoptive process was for her and her husband Randy, and how they started "My Chosen Ones" to walk along side families to offer support.
Michelle Steiner Vernon - Michelle manages Communications & New Development at Project One Forty Three, Inc. and she is the National Director for Orphan Sunday. Listen in and hear how a short term missions trip to China launched her into advocating for orphans. Michelle shares her story of adopting 3 children after hosting and adding another son through foster care. You will be inspired by her passion and advocacy!
Karla Marie Williams - speaker, author, radio host and founder of "I Speak For Kids Global". She and her husband have adopted 6 children through foster care. Karla Marie is a home school mom, and advocates for kids who've experienced trama throughout the world.
Jenn Hook - National Director of the Replanted Ministry. Replanted brings families together for community and support through small groups for foster and adoptive families to journey together through prayer, encouragement and celebration to cultivate loving homes for replanted children.