An Honest Conversation with a Single Foster Dad

Micah, a single foster dad with Anna’s House, first heard of our agency through his home church. As a result of having an estranged relationship with his own father, he decided to pursue foster care. As an organization we have made an intentional goal to keep siblings together. A secondary goal has been to meet the needs of children…

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Paycom Does It Again! $75,000 Donated in Toys

OKLAHOMA CITY –  An Oklahoma City-based company has made a $75,000 donation to help support local foster families this holiday season. Paycom announced the donation Wednesday to The Anna’s House Foundation. The company’s employees also participated in a toy drive that resulted in nearly 700 gifts for 60 families. “Often children need a foster home…

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Fostering is Not For Me

“Fostering is always a great talking point. People’s demeanor shifts in a significant way when they find out that you are, or plan to begin fostering. I’ve had numerous conversations with friends and family who tell me some variation of “I love the idea of fostering, and we’ve thought about it, but it’s just not…

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2020 Gala Recap!

Like so many other events in our community, our 9th annual Gumdrops and Lollipops event was virtual this year. We want to extended our most sincerest thank you to our sponsors, auction item donors and event participants.  While we certainly missed our candy themed atmosphere and our ability to share the impact of our program in person,…

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The Day I Cried Over a Backpack

Britley Little, our Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator, hosts various events throughout the year for our foster families. Read about our Back – To – School – Bash and how one back pack made her cry! This week I cried over a Vera Bradley backpack. One of the events I plan each year is our Back-To-School…

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Phillipians 4:13

Elsie was prompted to foster children because she realized the need for it when she was in training for respite care. She discovered that there are children in Oklahoma who need a consistent and stable home, something she could provide. Elsie explained that the Lord has shown up in her fostering journey in many ways,…

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How is Anna’s House handling the COVID-19 Crisis?

How is Anna’s House handling the COVID-19 Crisis? Keeping kids safe is a 24/7 job and Anna’s House takes this responsibility very seriously. As new CDC guidelines emerge each day, we are taking precautions to keep children and families safe. Many parts of our job require face-to-face meetings including court dates, family visits, and home…

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A Foster Mom’s Perspective

To Ashley, the best part of being a foster parent is being there with children as they experience big events for the first time. Ashley is a teacher, and she saw some of her students were at risk of being removed from their homes and school. Ashley knew she had to do something, and the…

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