Brandye’s Story of Hope

Brandye’s Story of Hope

They say a picture tells a thousand words. This family photo was sent to us at Christmas from Brandye, a mom we served many years ago, who continues to participate in events and stay connected. When we first met Brandye, she had just been through a traumatic...
Blanca’s Story of Giving Back

Blanca’s Story of Giving Back

In 2015, Building Families for Children accepted the lead agency role in a collaborative, community mobilizing initiative in Patterson Park called the Community of Hope (COH).  Blanca, a resident of Patterson Park for 10 years, was inspired by the initiative to work...
Socks

Socks

A ‘host mom’ tells a story … Socks, a simple word that conjures up such powerful memories. He was seven years old and homeless. The day we picked him up, to host him for the next few weeks, we stopped at Target on the way home. I asked him, “Do you want or need...