FaithBridge celebrates National Foster Care Month with prayer breakfast

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. – FaithBridge Foster Care, a Christ-centered child placement agency, will host a prayer breakfast to celebrate National Foster Care Month and the growing ministry in Georgia on Tuesday, May 20 in Roswell.

The breakfast and fundraiser will be held at 8 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel at 1075 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell. The event is open to the public, and community members, the faith-based community and policymakers interested in addressing the state’s foster care crisis are invited to attend.

Pastor Johnny Hunter of First Baptist Church of Woodstock will be the keynote speaker. Registration and coffee begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

FaithBridge’s strategy is to mobilize, organize and equip local churches and communities to solve the country’s foster care crisis. There currently are more than 7,000 children across the state in foster care. FaithBridge partners with churches in metro Atlanta and in Glynn County on the Georgia coast to find families to serve as foster parents.

FaithBridge is headquartered in Alpharetta. It has served more than 500 foster children in metro Atlanta and has recruited more than 200 foster families in partnership with local churches in the past five years.

Seats for the breakfast are limited. To register, contact Christi Howard at choward@faithbridgefostercare.org or 678-690-7106. To learn more about FaithBridge go to www.faithbridgefostercare.org.

RN 05-15-14