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Ryan and Amy's Story

Ryan and Amy's Story

After 15 years as foster parents, Ryan Bales and Amy Setzer-Bales have experienced their share of joys and trials. Through all of it, they have remained committed to showing unconditional love to the children in their care and to each other.

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Moore Family Story

Moore Family Story

When our IIS Specialist, Amanda, began working with the Moore family, they had a long path ahead of them towards creating a safe environment for their family. But with a bit of hard work and a shift in mindset, the Moore family was able to keep their family together and build healthier habits.

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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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