The Journey to a Forever Family

The Journey to a Forever Family

It was 2017 when I first met Hannah and her younger siblings, Aiden and Isabella. As the eldest, 11-year-old Hannah had taken on the role of leader and protector. Aiden (6) and Bella (3) were timid and shy, watching Hannah’s every move to see how they should proceed....
A Forever Home For The Holidays

A Forever Home For The Holidays

This year, Koinonia has selected Samantha and her sweet, adoptive son, Clyde as our Sacramento Family of the Year. As a teacher with a heart for children, Samantha had a strong desire to provide a home to a child in need, but it wasn’t until a volunteer in her...
A Resilient Spirit

A Resilient Spirit

Justin Chase Ham entered the foster care system at the age of four. A young child with so many complex emotions, Justin had a difficult time working through the trauma he had experienced early on in life. This trauma manifested in how he interacted with others and how...
Keeping Siblings Together

Keeping Siblings Together

For many children in foster care, siblings are often the one constant in their lives. A brother or sister may be the only person who understands their experiences and can help them adjust to their new family and community. When the siblings living together in the...
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