An Open Letter to Foster Parents & Frontline Workers

It’s Foster Care Awareness Month, and we want to recognize you! Those of you on the frontlines serving victimized children in all hours of the day and night. It can easily seem like you are overlooked or forgotten. You serve children amid complex realities. It can appear that your efforts and heart often go unnoticed … Continued

Foster Care is Changing. It’s Time to Innovate.

Our nation is changing rapidly, and it’s response to our endangered children is changing as well. For more than six months our leadership team at 10.18 has been anxiously waiting for more influential voices to speak up about these changes…but the waiting has been met with silence. We are breaking that silence today! National plans … Continued

It’s Time to… BREAK THE SILENCE!

Psalms 39:2-3 “I was muzzled with silence, I held my peace even from good; And my sorrow was stirred up. My heart was hot within me; While I was musing, the fire burned. Then I spoke with my tongue.” What is stirring within you? Now, more than ever is the time to find our voice … Continued

It’s about more than Teddy Bears. It’s about AFFIRMING HEARTS!

A Childhood Memory in Action! Can you remember a moment when someone said something to you that profoundly changed your life or gave you hope beyond the moment it was spoken? We gathered nearly 100 volunteers on the beautiful morning of the Summer of Love Children’s Parade & Festival and gave a charge for each … Continued

Bouncing from House-2-House to Coming Home!

A Story by Jasmine Garrett Jasmine is a beautiful young woman who has overcome through the power of a loving family! Here is her self-written story of her and her sister’s journey of being bounced from house-to-house, until the day their prayers were answered and they came home to the open and loving arms of … Continued

The 678,000 Reasons Gala Was a HUGE Success!

The 678,000 Reasons Annual Gala was our first in history! As a startup organization and with COVID restrictions and impact, the experts told us not to expect a good turnout. We kept feeling like we needed to move forward and plan for a significantly larger guest list. At times we felt crazy, but we couldn’t … Continued

Justice of God: A Hope-Filled Response to Evil

Injustice of Abuse: God's Hope for Victims

The primary role of any individual seeking justice in a child’s life, especially within unjust systems and circumstances, is to view Jesus as the source of authentic justice!! When we are child-centered in our approach and armed with Christ-centered justice in our hearts, we see the Lord fight for children in incredible ways! Our timidity … Continued