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  • WorldCrafts expands aid for children's causes

    by WMU & BP Staff, posted Monday, September 17, 2018 (one month ago)

    Photo courtesy of Lifeline Children's Services
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- WorldCrafts, the fair trade division of WMU, has launched a new initiative to benefit the work of Lifeline Children's Services and families adopting domestically or internationally through Lifeline.

    Meanwhile, WorldCrafts is continuing its benefit initiative through the Baptist Coalition for Children and Families' connection with children's home ministries in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina. Read More

  • WorldCrafts to aid Baptist foster care ministries

    by Robin McCall, posted Tuesday, February 06, 2018 (8 months ago)

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(BP) -- WorldCrafts, the global fair trade division of Woman's Missionary Union (WMU), has launched an initiative to support the work of the Baptist Coalition for Children and Families, encompassing Baptist children's ministries in 19 states.

    Through the initiative, churches or individuals can support at-risk children in foster care while also providing life-sustaining work for overseas artisans and their families affiliated with WorldCrafts in 24 countries.

    Currently more than 430,000 children are in foster care in the United States alone, according to Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System within the Department of Health and Human Services. Baptist children and family ministries serve this population through Christ-centered care and resources to protect foster children and to reunify families. Read More