Testimonials

Coming to America
Coming to America
My name is Benedicte. I fled my home with my two children and only the clothes on our backs. We went to Togo to seek shelter, not knowing what to do or what will happen to us. After five long years of living in a refugee camp, taking one day at a time, my children and I finally arrived in... Read More
Ivy's Story
Ivy's Story
My name is Ivy. I was born on Jan 15 2017, and met my parents on Jan 19 2017. I was born to my birth mom and met my parents through foster care. From the day my foster parents picked me up, I never left them. We just didn’t know that would be the case. I can’t remember life before... Read More
National Adoption Day 2018
National Adoption Day 2018
The number of new #adoption families was so large for #NAM2018 that Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court in #Detroit had to move their hearings into an auditorium :) #ClickOnDetroit Read More
Testimonials from Our Resident Council
Testimonials from Our Resident Council
Finding a place to call home in your later years can be a hard task. Not only do you want a place you feel safe and secure, but you also want a place where you can thrive and stay busy. Our Resident Council shares their testimonials on why they chose Samaritas. “Seventeen years ago I... 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
​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
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
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