In the spring of 2017, Jeremy and Stacy were contacted by an organization identifying them as the relatives of four siblings who had been placed into foster care. As the Schmoels learned more about the situation, it became clear that God was leading them to become kinship foster parents and open their home to these children. The siblings had been separated into two different foster families, but over the next year, God moved mountains to bring them together in the Schmoels' home.
The whole journey has involved a lot of adjustments for their family, requiring many steps of faith and support from others along the way. Because of the special needs of each child, a significant amount of time is spent transporting them to multiple appointments throughout the week (on an almost daily basis). While there are many needs related to caring for the children and supporting the family as a whole, an important need right now is for a reliable vehicle that can accommodate their entire family (at least 9 children and 2 adults). Jeremy has worked hard to keep their older vehicles running for as long as possible, but they really need a vehicle they can depend on long-term. It would be amazing to remove this area of stress on their family and be a part of what God is doing in and through them!
Would you consider a gift of $100, $150, $200 or more to come alongside the Schmoels as they provide a safe, stable and nurturing family for the children God has placed in their care? Your gift of any amount will be a help and a blessing!
Thank you for all of your prayers, love and support for the Schmoel family!