Nina Payne Installed As Director

Our Certification Coordinator from the Manteca Office, Nina Payne was installed as a Director into the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on June 17th. She has enjoyed working with the Chamber as an Ambassador for 7 years. Her…

Amazing Former Foster Youths

We have had a number of foster youths that have gone on to become amazing adults. We are thankful for the many success stories that Agape has been part of, like Anjru De Leon.  Anjru is a student at San…

Calling All Men!

Men and women both have important roles in a child’s life, especially kids in foster care. In this poignant video, Walt Bruce, a former resource parent* and current board member, reminds us of the importance of men as resource parents.…

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Within the 21 counties we serve in Northern California, there are over 4,500 foster youths that enter the foster system each year. Our goal is to reunite these kids, whose average age is 6…

Hair Care and Support From Agape Staff

From an Agape employee wanting to share a story: I am a licensed cosmetologist, and recently reminded the social workers that if they have any families who need help with their foster/adopt children’s hair that I would be willing to meet…

How Do I Use Amazon Smile?

Desktop Go to On your first visit there, you will be prompted to choose a charitable organization to whom your donations from eligible purchases will go. Type “Agape Villages FFA” into the text field. That’s it! Now, every purchase you…

Award of Appreciation for Agape Volunteer Molly

Hank Lawson presented an award of appreciation to Molly Dua at the Manteca Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee event. Molly does volunteer work for Agape Villages, most recently collecting book bags and school supplies for our foster youth.

Agape Villages at a Sacramento River Cats Game

Agape families attended the Sacramento River Cats game on Saturday, August 10 in Sacramento. Agape social worker Brian Bossemeyer threw out the first pitch. It was a great evening except sadly the River Cats lost. Our thanks to Goldrush Getaways…

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