"Somehow, I want to give back"
Motivated by their own immigrant experiences, Sarah and Mario live out their faith by welcoming refugee and immigrant children into their home. As short-term immigrant foster parents, they provide a safe, temporary home for children waiting to be reunified with their family in the U.S.Play
"When you choose family, some pretty cool things can happen"
Silas and Hannah’s first parenting experience has been caring for a Guatemalan girl through long-term immigrant foster care. In this video, learn how the couple saw the migration crisis as an opportunity to make an impact in a child’s life, what it takes to be a foster parent to an immigrant child, and how their faith motivates them to love their neighbor.Play
Showing welcome to an Afghan teen
Anna and Chuliang became licensed as foster parents just as the withdrawal from Afghanistan began in 2021. They welcomed an Afghan teen into their family shortly after. In this video, Anna and Chuliang share the special bond between their son, Henry, age 4, and their foster teen. Chuliang also shares how his experience as an immigrant from China informs their parenting.Play
Mental health is as essential as the air we breathe
Mental health support is foundational to every service and program Bethany offers to protect children, empower youth, and strengthen families with an impact that lasts.
“We’re making a safe place for somebody who wasn’t safe.”
Inspired by their faith, Anne and Jerry open their home to be a temporary, welcoming space until children can be reunited with their families.Play
Tanks and foreign troops stretched across the horizon—war had come
We're living through the worst refugee crisis the world has ever seen. Worldwide more than 100 million people have been forced from their homes by violence, poverty, persecution, or natural disasters. Almost half of them are children. Let's choose to act. Let's choose to do something.