Live 1:17 exists to educate, equip, and support the families in our community to defend the cause of the fatherless (Isaiah 1:17). James writes that “religion that is pure and undefiled is caring for the widows and the orphans in their distress.”  

We provide practical assistance to families who foster children or adopt through:

  • Foster Care Needs Closet
  • Monthly support Meetings for Foster,Safe Family and Adoptive Moms.
  • Christmas party for DCFS Foster families
  • Christmas Wish List for DCFS Foster Families
  • Lutheran Services Foster Care Coat needs
  • Support of The Lemenager’s Nigeria Mission work of Foster Babies
  • RVCF Scholarship Adoption approvals (five $2,000 scholarships per year, apply here)

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