Category Archives: News

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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Agape Receives CARF Accreditation!

We did it! After over a year of pursuing our national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF), we received our approval letter on May 9th confirming we received our accreditation for the maximum period allowed, three … Continue reading

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In The Volunteer Spotlight: Doug Mead

I met Doug Mead in 2008 at the Christian Child and Family Services Association’s annual conference in Chicago. He was the Executive Director of Georgia Agape back then, a foster care and adoption agency in Atlanta. After seeing a copy … Continue reading

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Our Values

Agape Villages has some core values we follow to make our job of helping foster kids as effective as possible. We think it’s important we share them. Quality Striving for excellence in all we do, upholding the highest standards. Mercy … Continue reading

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Lessons From Bonanza

I recently watched a “Bonanza“ rerun about two young boys who had been abandoned by their parents. The younger brother did not speak because of the heartbreak he had been through. The older brother (about 10) was very protective of … Continue reading

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ELFing Fun!

During the month of December the Tri-Valley Church took donations to ELF someone. They brought joy into our neighbors’ yards with balloons, elf cutouts and an ELFed sign through Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Tracy, Danville and San Ramon. It ended up … Continue reading

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Every Child Needs A Family

For nearly 60 years Agape has devoted its resources to serving abused, neglected and abandoned children by providing safe, nurturing environments. For decades Agape has been a lifeline to children and families that were in despair, and we’ve remained steadfast … Continue reading

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