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Saturday Boost!!

Posted by Heather Sewell on April 01, 2017  /   Posted in Together in the Trenches

Good Morning, Trench Mamas! We are in full swing of registration and just love seeing women’s names added to our attendee list!  We see old and new friends and are just thrilled to see you all in October! Know that we pray for each of you by name.  You are doing an amazing work in

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Orphan Care Alliance brings Jubilee Academy into its Ministry Family 

Posted by Heather Sewell on March 12, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Family Support, Ministry Updates

Written By: Becky Raver When OCA Executive Director Darren Washausen and his wife, Stacia began searching for a more effective educational choice for their son, Jubilee Academy came to their attention. Enrolling their son in this school was not only an answer to prayer, but also the beginning of a deeper relationship between Orphan Care

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The orphan, the widow and me

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 27, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Churches

Adoption is expensive. In fact, it’s the main reason families don’t even consider adopting. That is until the Both Hands model came along… Join JT Olson, author and founder of Both Hands, for a night of stories, fellowship and inspiration. After losing his parents in a car accident in his youth, JT knew in an

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Foster Care Is…

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 20, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Events, Family Support, Foster Care

Foster care doesn’t have to be “plan B.” My husband and I did not pursue foster care because of an inability to have biological children. We also didn’t do it because we are special or possess a unique ability to remain unattached from children that come into our home. Our plan from the beginning was

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Together in the Trenches joins OCA ministry

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 19, 2017  /   Posted in Uncategorized

Together in the Trenches has come under the umbrella of Orphan Care Alliance! To say we are thrilled is an understatement!  OCA provides the structure, heart, resources and wisdom that Together in the Trenches has been seeking.  They have graciously agreed to make us a part of their organization under “Family Support”.  Our mission and

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Glenda Wright, foster care made me stronger

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 16, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Life Coaching

Glenda Wright’s story At nine years old Glenda’s grandmother became her legal guardian, along with her three brothers. A year later, Glenda’s grandmother passed away. With no one else to care for Glenda and her brothers, they entered the foster care system in western Kentucky. Initially, they were placed in a foster home together. Then,

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Highlands Boombozz Fundraiser, Wednesday

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 06, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Events

Make plans to dine out with your family at Boombozz in the highlands! OCA is having a restaurant night fundraiser this Wednesday, Feb 8, all day. We will get 20% of everything spent on food that night by anyone who shares our flyer with their server. You get a nice meal with your family, OCA

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