Bethany in Grand Rapids
Locations / US / michigan / grand rapids
Making memories through open adoption
When Tate was born in 2006, Brandon knew he wanted to be part of his son’s life. When Jennie and Sean met Brandon, they didn’t know he would become such an important part of their lives.
What the Pandemic Taught Us: Innovative Practice Report
resources / what the pandemic taught us innovative practice report
A report about child welfare trends during COVID-19 shows that outcomes for Black and multiracial children worsened.Read More
Threading the needle: A refugee uses his tailoring skills to serve his community
Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, a newly resettled refugee calls on his professional training to sew critically needed masks for health care workers.
Addressing questions and concerns about unaccompanied children and transitional foster care
resources / addressing questions and concerns about unaccompanied children and transitional foster care
The crisis at the border is complicated and divisive. But helping unaccompanied children is a faith statement, not a political one.Read More
Finding family during COVID-19
When parents are going through a crisis, volunteer Host Families offer loving care to parents, watching over their children while the parents regain stability. For Rena, it meant finding family in the face of a global pandemic.
Former Vietnamese refugee fosters six refugee youth
As a foster parent, Phillip provides a safe home for refugee youth who escape a dangerous childhood and come to the U.S. without a family. He knows what they’ve been through—this was his story too.