From our foster care programs to adoption, from our counseling services to our residential programs, EmberHope Youthville programs have sparked change in thousands of lives. Here are just a few stories of their impact.
"Wow, you guys really have your hands full." Is there a day that goes by that a foster family doesn't hear this statement at least a dozen times? Sometimes it's said with a smile, sometimes with a look of pity, and sometimes with not-so-subtle judgment. They're wondering why on [...]
Vogts family Sparks Lasting Change Through In-Kind Gifts Personally And Through Their Business. We wouldn’t be able to do our critical, life-changing work without the generous support of our donors. Two such donors, Al and Jennifer Vogts, have come alongside us for several years and have sparked lasting change [...]
Respite Care allows the Bowman family the opportunity to make a difference without a long-term commitment. Many families feel called to help children in crisis. These families have a heart for providing foster care, but their schedule or stage in life means providing long-term care isn’t feasible. Caleb and [...]
Mrs. Patterson Finds Family And Purpose Where She Never Expected Mrs. Patterson is a home health nurse. She met her soon-to-be son as his night nurse, spending 12 hours a day, four days a week caring for and bonding with him. This sweet boy has primary medical needs (PMN). [...]
Residential Campus Talent Show from the desk of Lisa Capps, Chief Advancement Officer, EmberHope Youthville One of the recent highlights of my job was to be able to experience the talent show put on by the girls that live on our residential campus. Without really knowing what to expect, [...]
EmberHope Youthville would not be able to live out our mission of sparking change in the lives of children in crisis without the generous help and support of area churches. One such church is First United Methodist Church in Wichita. Founded in 1870, First UMC is located at 3rd [...]
Travis and Shelly Keller began their mission in Foster Care in 2013. They have continuously fostered siblings sets working towards reintegration, kinship placement and adoption, along with providing short-term, emergency placement, and respite care. Shelly stated, “You never who God is going to place in your life, so we [...]