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Melissa and David's Story

Melissa and David's Story

David and Melissa Haehl have long had a heart for children in foster care. Melissa is the vice president and a founding member of KC Kansas Angels, a non-profit that supports children in foster care and their caretakers. Ready to begin fostering themselves, they received a call that changed their lives forever when they agreed to provide short-term foster care for a teen boy.

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Allison's Story

Allison's Story

Allison* joined our Pathways Transitional Living Program (TLP) on January 30, 2019. During her time in the program she accomplished many great things, including learning how to create and maintain financial independence for herself. Learn how Allison used her determination and resiliency to create positive experiences for herself.

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Anderson Family Story

Anderson Family Story

Annie and Eric Anderson began their foster parent journey thirteen years ago and since then they have made a huge impact on the lives of many children. Their story is one of love, heartbreak, growth and strength and shows how even the smallest of actions can make a huge difference in someones life.

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Davis and Darlene’s Story

Davis and Darlene’s Story

After an argument spiraled out of control, Davis and Darlene were referred to our Intensive In-Home Services. With some help from Vicki, our ISS Specialist, Davis and Darlene began to work towards building healthier habits for themselves and their family.

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Staff Stories During COVID-19

Staff Stories During COVID-19

Our team closely follows local, state, regional and federal safety recommendations to be able to continue providing critical services to children and families in this time of uncertainty. Now, more than ever, many in our community are facing food, child care, employment and transportation insecurities. Here are some of their stories — in their words — from the field.

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