I see you, I hear you…thoughts and advice of a foster mom

Peeling back the layers  Lawreene’s advice for someone considering being a foster parent sounds simple: Be prepared for the unexpected. Plan, but be ready to pivot.“It is definitely going to test your patience, but it is going to be absolutely rewarding. The kids have been through so much. There are so many different levels of […]

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A Day of Sunshine

I was a bit fatigued the day after receiving my 2nd COVID-19 vaccine. But it was a beautiful Saturday in February, and I know I wasn’t feeling nearly as tired or cruddy as one of our house moms who’s in the biggest battle for her life. She has breast cancer, her2 positive, which means it […]

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Introducing the McDevitt Family

Things here at Angels’ Arms are always changing and evolving. As mentioned in one of our previous blog posts, this summer has been dedicated to transitioning several of our homes. Just last week we welcomed the newest residents in one of our St. Louis City homes, the McDevitt’s.  Mary and Jim McDevitt have been fostering […]

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Extending our reach

In addition to assisting our 12 families and older youth/young adults, we are helping four large, local foster families (24 children total) being cared for by single mothers who have been carefully screened and are in dire need of assistance. Please consider purchasing any of these items and dropping them off at the office. While […]

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A Family Affair

Anne Fisher, Tonja and Cathy Miller have all dedicated their lives to helping children and youth in foster care. The dynamic mother-daughter(s) duo of Tonja and Anne have been a staple in Angels’ Arms’ history and mission. Now, Cathy will be moving into Anne’s Angels’ Arms home as Anne transitions out of fostering children. Cathy […]

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Introducing the Hall Family

There has been a whirlwind of changes here at Angels’ Arms over the past few months – as our friend Olaf from Frozen would say, “all good things, all good things!” We are in the process of transitioning three of our homes for new families. During this season of change, we have gotten to know […]

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A Farewell to the Browns

Katie and Josh Brown have been an integral part of the Angels’ Arms family since 2011. They have treated every single child who has entered their home with love and compassion. The Browns are known for their love of the outdoors. During their time at Angels’ Arms, they have given children the opportunity to enjoy […]

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Our Newest Angels’ Arms Family

We’ve spent many weeks preparing our Angels’ Arms home in Shaw Park for a new foster family. There were numerous volunteers who dedicated their time to painting, cleaning, organizing and assembling furniture for the Jewett family. Foster Mom, Brittnay, and the four children in her care are thrilled to have a new place to call […]

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Furniture Drive for Angels’ Arms

              We are asking for your help in furnishing two of our homes. We are are in need of furniture and supplies for bedrooms, kitchens, family rooms and play spaces.   FURNITURE NEEDS: Family Room Living room chairs Rugs Shelves Desk Bedroom Toddler beds Mattresses Rugs Toys and other […]

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