Caring for a child who lives with complex care needs is challenging. Sometimes we don’t appreciate the effect that this can have on one’s mental health.
Cassidy turned 19 this year and her parents are hoping to make the transition from childhood to adulthood a smooth one. The opportunity they’ve had to use Matthew’s House has been very helpful to their family.
Eight-year-old Priya’s surprise birthday party was also a fundraiser for Matthew’s House. It was a party with a difference!
In Connie Brien’s 20-year career in nursing, she’s worked in many settings but has always come back to her first love: working with children.
There’s a great distance between Helen’s home in Ukraine and Matthew’s House in Abbotsford, but looking back over her life, she can see how God has been preparing her for the journey here and the journey back.
This beautiful gingerbread house was recently donated to Matthew’s House by Duft & Co. Bakehouse in Abbotsford. It is a delight!
Julia has done volunteer work on two continents and her message to anyone who is thinking about volunteering is this: Go for it!
Valerie volunteers at Matthew’s House, doing the weekly grocery shop for the children who are visiting each week. She’s making a difference and you can too!
Alya’s exceptionalities don’t stop the Somnor family from doing the activities that they love but when they plan for an outing that would be challenging for Ayla, they turn to Matthew’s House for help.
Moving to a new home, starting at a new school and having a new baby; all these transitions happened for Kherrigan’s family in one year. Find out how Matthew’s House made a difference.
Kherrigan’s mom, Tina, says that Kherrigan is a gift to her classmates. Find out how she contributes to her classroom.