Testimonials

Ivan: ​A Little Taste of Hope
Ivan: ​A Little Taste of Hope
In this short film, we follow Ivan as he takes us through his life growing up in Michigan - up until he first arrived at Samaritas Senior Living, Traverse City. This heartwarming piece is a reminder to all of us that life is just too short, and every day should be treated as a precious... Read More
The Keberlein Story: Foster Care and Adoption
The Keberlein Story: Foster Care and Adoption
On December 2, 2015, we sat down with Lisa and John Keberlein to discuss the process and importance of foster care and child adoption. "​The people that we worked with were phenomenal. They held our hands when it was tough and helped us navigate through this entire process, so I... Read More
From Foster Care to College
From Foster Care to College
How ETV scholarships help children succeed at secondary education
Malaysha White had the end of childhood in sight when everything for her family fell apart. A high school senior at Cass Technical with college on the horizon, White’s world turned upside down when her mother to fell into a deep depression and her father spiraled downward with his... Read More
​Precious: From Foster Youth to Certified Nursing Assistant
​Precious: From Foster Youth to Certified Nursing Assistant
This video highlights Precious' journey from former foster youth to Certified Nursing Assistant! "This is the best agency! They're very helpful through anything, whether it's college, high school or just talking on a regular day basis. I would recommend anyone to switch to... Read More
Samaritas Fosters A Future
Samaritas Fosters A Future
James DeMoines, 23, grew up in a turbulent household. One of six children of two mentally ill parents, life at home was violent and unstable. “Things were always hectic at home. My mom was bi-polar and abused drugs and my dad was violent toward my mom and us kids. But the situation was... Read More