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....
The Freedom to Be a Kid

The Freedom to Be a Kid

As a youth counselor at Koinonia’s Homes for Teens program, I have the unique opportunity to see transformation take place before my eyes. One of our foster teens, Dominic*, exemplifies the type of transformation that is possible. Dominic came to Koinonia’s...
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...
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