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.
Family. Faith. Philanthropy.
Jay's father taught him when he was young that to whom much is given, much is expected. After finding the path God had destined him and his wife for, they began teaching their own daughters the tradition of giving and use a DAF to make the most impact.
“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
A journey to Grace and a gift of a lifetime
Lisa Marie's journey to adopt her daughter Grace gave her a calling to do even more to make a difference for teens who are waiting for adoption. She established the Grace Fund, a Bethany Endowment that will help find safe homes, loving families, and a chance to heal for teens who are at risk of aging out of foster care without the support of a permanent family.
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.
Youth in Ghana face many harsh realities including poverty, violence, and trafficking. Let's work to give them every opportunity to build resiliency to the things that can make life harder.
Safe, loved, and—most of all—connected
Parenting in the best of times can be stressful, and raising children without a community of support is harder still. For parents feeling isolated and overwhelmed, the ways they do or don't cope with stress may put their children in harm’s way. Key to ensuring the children are OK is making sure their parents are OK.