Category Archives: News

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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Where Do Our Donations Go?

It seems like I was just making (and promptly) breaking my resolutions for 2017…and now 2018 is almost here! This is the time of year we reflect on the progress we’ve made and the setbacks we’ve encountered. We take stock … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow!

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving. Everyone, anywhere, can participate! We would love for you to consider making your donations to Agape so we can continue to provide safe loving homes for kids in need.

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