Thrive Ministries is a ministry focused on supporting families who are experiencing challenges in life and who need support as foster families. Their volunteering is based in East County.
The effort is lead by Summer and Dan Hermann, parents of a family of seven, who started this program two years ago. Their passion is to care for children and families who are part of the foster care, as well as, the special needs community. They work alongside Department of Human Services staff to help support families in our child welfare system but providing such services as Packs in a Pinch and a Just in Case Box.
The Packs in a Pinch project provides enough clothing for three days for a child entering Oregon’s child welfare system. The Just in Case Box project provides extra clothes, snacks, toys, and other supplies to special education classrooms.