‘Aging out’

My Father’s Arrows expands assistance to families in need

My Father’s Arrows expands assistance to families in need

You cannot run from a calling from God. That’s what founder of My Father’s Arrows thrift store Sarah Ellis says. Back in 2013, she said she was struck with the idea of creating a community to support foster families in the community by creating a group living facility, and the idea would not quit. “When […]

Foster youth get a helping hand

Foster youth get a helping hand

Many 17-year-olds ‘aging out’ of the foster care system face uncertainty. Some of these young adults are still finishing high school. Most lack a family support system to fall back on. “On their 18th birthday, they would just age out of the system,” Young Adult Services Team Manager Melody Kohr said. “They would be solely […]