A devastating house fire brought a distraught Amanda to the Grand Rapids baby and toddler pantry, operated by Catholic Charities West Michigan, for the first time in May 2016.
Samantha, a 13-year-old girl living in Holland, and her father were referred to Catholic Charities West Michigan after she was charged with breaking and entering while under the influence of alcohol.
Amber of Muskegon did not think she needed any help raising her daughter, Emily, who was born prematurely nearly five years ago and suffered from cerebral palsy. After all, she already had older daughter, Mackenzie,…
Brandy Denson, a Catholic Charities West Michigan foster parent, says the secret to her success fostering teen girls in her home is simple: “Patience, patience, patience.”