Angels’ Arms Opens House #11

After many months of renovations, Angels’ Arms opened its newest foster home in July. Foster mom Kim Hergemueller and her fiance David will reside in the home with their eight year old daughter and up to five additional foster children.  Kim has been fostering for 13 years and to date has cared for close to 50 children. She was […]

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A simple way to help our families this summer

The summer months for a foster family with 6+ kids means HUGE grocery bills. We were able to supply our foster families with grocery gifts cards in May but that money went fast and their pantries are bare again. With so many kids and teens in each of our 10 (soon to be 11) homes, […]

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Foster Families Enjoy Trout Lodge

Summer is well under way and our foster families are excited for all that’s in store. Thanks to our friends at The Sports Pub in Oakville, MO, all of our families will be enjoying a weekend at Trout Lodge this summer. While there, the families will be taking part in swimming, archery, fishing, hiking, horseback riding […]

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The Reality of Foster Care

Right at this very moment there are more kids in foster care than ever before. And also right at this moment, there are fewer foster homes available for them. We can get angry at the parents for having kids and not knowing how to parent and for making poor choices, but the kids are still […]

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Javon’s Story – Beating the Odds

Javon pictured with Angels’ Arms Founder Bess Wilfong and his foster mom Phyllis Hackman. This is a story 10 years in the making. The “once upon a time” began on October 25, 2005, when foster parents Phyllis and Eldon Hackman moved into Angels’ Arms’ second home in Ballwin. The foster parents to two boys now […]

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Angels’ Arms Teens Honored By HateBrakers

  Their incredible story of survival sounds like something from a movie. Jake and Jeff, fraternal twins from St. Louis, were taken by their abusive father to the Dominican Republic to work in his garbage recycling business. He forced them to work night and day in an unventilated 110-degree room with vermin coming out of […]

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