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Agape Ranch participates in recognizing National Foster Care Awareness Month each May to raise awareness for the needs of loving foster families in our community, as well as provide opportunities to serve vulnerable children in foster care. 
 
Learn more below for ways that you can engage and make an impact in the life of a child right here in the Coastal Bend! 

See how Agape Ranch is partnering with community all month long! Follow us on social media.

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Double Your Impact

DOUBLE your impact in the lives of foster children and youth in South Texas through the mission of Agape Ranch.

Between May 1st and 31st all donations will be matched dollar for dollar up to $20,000! 

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VOLUNTEER

Learn ways that you can make an impact in the life of a foster child in our community by volunteering in the month of May!

May 6 - Agape Connection

Agape Connection serves adoption-ready children and prospective adoptive families through a carnival style annual state-wide adoption match event. Volunteers will support games and activities for children and families to connect with the goal of forming forever families.

Our 2023 event will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in Portland, TX.

Volunteers over the age of 18 are invited to inquire about volunteer opportunities by emailing Tad Gilstrap, Program Manager, HERE .  

May 20 - CarePortal Bed Build

Beds are the most requested CarePortal need in the Coastal Bend!  The CarePortal Bed Build allows the  Coastal Bend to fulfill those needs and to keep families together.

Register at agaperanch.org/bedbuild.

May 22 - Agape Ranch Phase 1 Ribbon Cutting

On Monday, May 22, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Agape Ranch will host the Ribbon Cutting of Phase 1 at the Ranch.  If you are able to volunteer to support setup and parking, please contact Jorden Tramp at Jorden@agaperanch.org.

 

This event will be a rain or shine event.  Please pray for great weather as we celebrate this joyous occasion!

Become a Respite Care Provider

Agape Ranch partners with the Department of Family and Protective Services and local Child Placing Agencies (CPAs) to help families avoid burnout by providing support. Our team facilitates bi-annual training to certify individuals to become childcare providers, known as Respite Care Providers. To register to attend the next training on  visit agaperanch.org/respitecaretraining.

Become a Licensed Foster Family

Agape Ranch partners with Local child Placing Agencies to license families to foster/adopt. If you are interested in learning more about how to become a licensed foster home, learn more HERE.

Subscribe to Our Calendar

Never miss an opportunity to serve vulnerable children in foster care through Agape Ranch.  

ADVOCATE

Advocate

Learn ways that you can make an impact in the life of a foster child in our community by supporting events in the month of May!

May 2-7 Amarillo Sodpoodles vs. Corpus Christi Hooks

It's time to Play Ball! A portion of the proceeds of ticket sales purchased through THIS link will go to support vulnerable children in foster care through the mission of Agape Ranch.

May 9 City Hall Proclamation Reading

On Tuesday, May 9, join us for a proclamation reading at 10:45 a.m. at Corpus Christi City Hall (1201 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX  78401).

May 10 Nueces County Proclamation Reading

On Wednesday, May 10, join us for a proclamation reading at 8:45 a.m. at the Nueces County Courthouse (901 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX  78401).

May 11-18 Sleeves of Support

Between May 11 through May 18, the “Sleeves of Support” campaign will feature collaborative coffee cup sleeves and table tents to raise awareness in the community.  Learn more HERE.

May 16 United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce

Join the United Corpus Christi Chamber for their monthly Buenos Dias Corpus Christi networking breakfast. This breakfast provides the opportunity for members/non members to engage with each other to grow their business. We do this by providing guest speakers who will prevent topics that are meaningful to our members. Details for admission can be found HERE.

DONATE

If you are unable to serve through one of our programs, but still want to leave a legacy for the foster children, we invite you to donate by clicking on the DONATE button below.

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