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?

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 make…

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…

Book Bags For Foster Kids

Thanks to John at Journey Christian Church for delivering boxes of book bags that we could give to the kids in foster care that Agape Villages supports. Just in time for the school year to start!

Birthday Boxes For Our Kids in Foster Care

Keller Williams in Roseville has made Birthday Boxes for our foster kids. These decorated boxes contain everything needed to celebrate a birthday, complete with cake mix, frosting, décor, plates, napkins, balloons, and a birthday card with a special celebratory message.…

A Foster Parent’s Journey Comes To An End

Robert and Shenida Redditt have been caring for children as foster parents in California for 15 years and served over 40 children. They chose to join Agape a year ago after hearing about us from a friend. In their short time with…

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

We are so thankful for everyone who participated in the contest to help us build our digital presence! Juliana P. was the name we picked and will be receiving a $25 gift card. Please share us with friends and family who may…

Backpack Donations to Davis Street

When we have donations beyond what we can give out, we work with other organizations in the community to make sure the items are given to people in need. We just donated a few unused back packs and duffel bags…

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