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How Do I Use Amazon Smile?

Go to smile.amazon.com On your first visit there, you will be prompted to choose a charitable organization to whom your donations from eligible purchases will go. Type “Agape Villages FFA” into the text field. That’s it! Now, every purchase you … Continue reading

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Award of Appreciation for Agape Volunteer Molly

Hank Lawson presented an award of appreciation to Agape Villages volunteer Molly Dua at the Manteca Chamber of Commerce

Hank Lawson presented an award of appreciation to Molly Dua at the Manteca Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee event. Molly does volunteer work for Agape Villages, most recently collecting book bags and school supplies for our foster youth.

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Agape Villages at a Sacramento River Cats Game

Agape families attended the Sacramento River Cats game on Saturday, August 10 in Sacramento. Agape social worker Brian Bossemeyer threw out the first pitch. It was a great evening except sadly the River Cats lost. Our thanks to Goldrush Getaways … Continue reading

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Book Bags for Foster Kids

Thanks to John at Journey Christian Church for delivering boxes of book bags that we could give to the kids in foster care that Agape Villages supports. Just in time for the school year to start!

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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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