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Vanessa’s Rescue

Vanessa’s Rescue

This is Vanessa. She and her four siblings were bouncing from home to home in foster care. Finally they ended up in a Christian home where she and her siblings found their permanent family.This story is ever so powerful and exemplifies Christ's love and the impact we...

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150 Homes

150 Homes

Celebrate with us! We just reached 150 active foster homes by God’s grace and blessing! This is an incredible milestone for A Door of Hope staff, foster families (old and new), donors, churches, volunteers, followers, and prayer partners. In August 2018 we celebrated...

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A Couple’s Story: The Blessings of Foster Care

A Couple’s Story: The Blessings of Foster Care

As told by Joel & Kristi Vincente  I think for me, I have not fully realized and am continuing to learn how the brokenness we see in our foster children, as well as in their siblings and parents, reflects my family’s own brokenness. That’s a hard reality for...

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God Rewrites the Story of Two Brothers

God Rewrites the Story of Two Brothers

Last December, after fostering two brothers, ages 4 and 6, for over two years, Ms Mary faced one of the biggest challenges an older single foster mom can grapple with. Now that the boys she loved had been permanently removed from their biological parents, should she...

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Orphan Sunday

Orphan Sunday

November is Orphan Sunday Month What is Orphan Sunday? Orphan Sunday is an event that began a decade ago that can be held on any Sunday in November. The goal is to bring to the attention of Christians and churches the plight of the modern day orphan. At A Door of Hope...

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Huge Turnout For Classes

November is Orphan Sunday Month What is Orphan Sunday? Orphan Sunday is an event that began a decade ago that can be held on any Sunday in November. The goal is to bring to the attention of Christians and churches the plight of the modern day orphan. At A Door of Hope...

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42 Kids Placed Every Month with A Door of Hope

42 Kids Placed Every Month with A Door of Hope

Our hopes are high with the marvelous turnout we’ve had lately for foster parenting classes. The whole process begins with orientation classes. Altogether, 54 families attended our three orientations in the past month. Currently, an amazing 67 families are attending...

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4 New Foster Families Licensed

4 New Foster Families Licensed

The awesome news is that our 151 foster families are taking in an average of 42 needy kids every month. That comes out to 509 children loved and cared for by Christian foster homes in Tampa Bay in the past year. Amazingly, A Door of Hope served 43 percent of the 1,177...

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Forty-Three Percent

Forty-Three Percent

“So recently, I’ve had three different families that have taken in seventeen-year-old boys as placements. Historically, we struggle to find teen homes. These three families ended up meeting teen boys who were in the system and two of them were in a group home. After...

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