A New Start for the Tripp Family

Last September, our Angels’ Arms home in Ferguson was destroyed by a fire. The foster family was out of town and thankfully no one was hurt, but all their belongings were lost. “We came home to a devastating realization that our beautiful home on Maple Avenue had caught fire. It was so surreal. But the […]

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A Fire at our Ferguson Home

We’re saddened to announce that over Labor Day weekend, there was a house fire at our Angels’ Arms home in Ferguson. Foster parents, Jenny and Shane Tripp, along with their three foster children, were out of town when the fire occurred and are safe from any harm.  Unfortunately, there was significant fire damage to much of the […]

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We’re All in This Together – Part 2

An open letter to everyone I know. ~ Bess Wilfong I just returned from one of our Angels’ Arms homes. I feel a strong obligation to share with you what is happening right here in our community. Far too many of the children coming into care are in situations that are similar to those occurring in […]

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Help with meals

The struggle (to keep the pantry stocked) is real. Summer time for foster families means having to provide 3 meals per day for 6+ children, not to mention all the snacks. The next time you are at the grocery store, please pick up a few extra things and drop them off to the Angels’ Arms […]

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Sponsor a child’s birthday

My daughter’s 5th birthday is coming up and we’ve been planning her celebration for a few weeks. She’s invited friends from school and outside activities. We’re all excited to celebrate this special age with her.  But as we continue to plan and prepare, I can’t help but think about the Angels’ Arms foster parents who […]

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Angels’ Arms House #12 Opens

                On March 1st, the newest Angels’ Arms family moved into house #12, located in Florissant. The lovely 4 bedroom home originally belonged to the Hoffman family who built it many years ago and raised 3 boys there. After the parents passed away, the children decided they would […]

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Happy National Mentor Appreciation Month!

DID YOU KNOW….January is National Mentor Appreciation Month, and the perfect month to begin our journey with Life Launch’s mentor program! Each of our youth, ages 14-21 have the potential to achieve anything they put their minds to…be it graduating college to pursue careers in media or engineering or giving to others through a career […]

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Cisco Preps Angels’ Arms’ Newest Foster Home

  How do we thank all of the dedicated and caring Cisco employees who came to our newest Angels’ Arms home to decorate the bedrooms, baths and basement area. Everyone did a fantastic job of getting right to work and performing the tedious tasks of assembling IKEA furniture. The rooms are warm, fun and inviting and […]

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