This Foster Care Awareness Month, Samaritas, one of Michigan's best-known foster care agencies, is asking experienced foster parents to share the good news about the joys of being a foster parent! There are thousands of reasons why caring individuals should foster one of the 10,000 foster children in Michigan's system, but throughout May, we'll list 90 of our top reasons why should consider fostering with us.

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359 Adoptions

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Grand Rapids, MI 49507
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2080 Union Ave SE
1545 Keystone Ave

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Lansing, MI 48911
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When making decisions about senior living options, whether for yourself or on behalf of a loved one, there are many factors that must be weighed. When to move, where to move, cost, amenities, programs, insurance coverage and more all need to be thoroughly considered and thought through from... Read More
How to Help a Loved One with Memory Loss
While memory loss is a natural part of getting older, the effects of Alzheimer’s can be confusing and sometimes distressing, both for people affected by memory loss and their loved ones. By knowing the resources available and having a healthy support system, there are many ways you can... Read More
What’s in a Vape?
We live during a time when consumer knowledge is higher and more important than ever. We care about the origin of the meat we eat, what type of soil our vegetables are grown in, what kind of pesticides are used (or not used) on our fruits, whether our grain is genetically modified—the list... Read More
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What does it mean? It means we choose to be agents of positive change. By being the rock that starts the ripple, you inspire us to create a better world, one life at a time.

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