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"Reunification" by The Blazs Family

We were fresh out of training and we were anxious to get started. We were hopeful about the perfect bridge resource family scenario, but we had been so involved in the foster care community that we had an idea of the frequency of that actually occurring. Never the less, our prayer as we went into this was that we might build a relationship with our foster child and their biological family with the hopes of sharing the Gospel with them. That was the better life we asked the Lord to provide for the little ones and their families who would come to our home.

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The AHF Journal: Experiences with Fostering (Part One)

I have a new friend since we began fostering. I played mom to her son for one year, two months, and four days. Some might say this was because she did something wrong or that it was so that something good could come of it, while others might say it was because she was treated wrongly by a broken system. When you get close to foster care, you begin to notice things: racism, poverty, and social injustice just to name a few.

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Anna's Story

Anna was born in the Oklahoma County Jail on January 1st, 2007. She was ten weeks premature and pronounced clinically dead by medics. Anna miraculously regained her heartbeat and lived on a ventilator at Childrens Hospital for the next several weeks. Anna was diagnosed with double pneumonia and failure to thrive. Doctors were skeptical that she would make it through the first night. Anna survived not just one night but 70 nights at Childrens Hospital without visits from anyone other than her DHS worker.

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Wonderful Week of Fundraising

Deer Creek Wonderful Week of Fundraising

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“Fostering Action”: How You Can Help

Annas House and our AHF families benefit in many ways through volunteers. Not all are called to be a foster parent, but we are all called to do something. Volunteers of various ages and backgrounds may join us through weekly, monthly, or one-time opportunities, and groups may partner with us through projects and events. Learn how you can help.

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