Be inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
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To Reflect God’s Heart

It was 2010, and Matt and Julie Cooper, long-time friends and staff members, joined us in Cancun to explore the possibility of a new site. We had some appointments to see children’s homes and were all praying God would make it clear where He wanted our next investment. We visited an all-girl’s children’s home and… Read more

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Creating Memories Together

The room was buzzing with conversation and movement. Eight Strong Families were gathered around tables, engaging in games, conversation, and enjoying food. It was a day designated to celebrate the men who are fathers within the program, honoring their effort and engagement in caring for their families. “Events like this are multifaceted,” shared Matt Metzger,… Read more

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Family Reunification: A Gift

Back2Back knows that when it is best for the children served, the safest, most healthy place for them to be is with their biological family. This isn’t always possible, for a myriad of reasons, but when it is, staff work diligently alongside the bio family to ensure successful reintegration. Recently, five children were fully reintegrated… Read more

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Enjoying the Connections

On December 6th, five Strong Families families, along with Back2Back Care Coordinators and a local volunteer couple, came together to celebrate the first Posada. Posadas commemorate the journey Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of refuge where Mary could give birth to Jesus. The volunteer couple has been investing in their… Read more

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A Picture of Unity

Reunification is always a goal Back2Back staff have in mind when they provide holistic care to children around the world. The global pandemic changed a lot for everyone, and for one partnering children’s home in Monterrey, it very specifically shifted how care was provided and the goals staff had for each child. “When the pandemic… Read more

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Advocating on Behalf of Their Families

“I’ve got it, I’ll take care of it. I’ll find the best school for them,” a Strong Families dad recently said to Ale Castro, Back2Back staff and Director of Strong Families Monterrey. This family had enrolled their four children in the local school district last year, but this year needed to change districts. “Helping families… Read more

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Growth is a Group Effort

Hector* and Oscar* are twin brothers who have lived in a Back2Back-run Mexican children’s home for 11 years. They received holistic care, therapies to help them grow in capability and emotional health, and love by caregivers and staff. Reunification with biological families is always something Back2Back hopes for-  if the timing is right and the… Read more

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