Not many would argue that it’s a tough world in which most young people grow up these days, and circumstances such as poverty, racism, substance abuse, absent parents or other family struggles make it significantly tougher for those experiencing any of
these or other complicating factors. Can you imagine being completely on your own at 18 and expected to independently navigate into adulthood without the support of a family or parents? Many under-resourced young folks finish high school with high hopes of success, but without the know-how or support to achieve those goals.
Founders Bob and Chrissy Stergos have four sons by birth. In 2001, an opportunity presented itself to them. They had a chance to help a young man trying to turn his life around and in need of a new place to grow. With unanimous approval from their sons and each other, the decision was made to invite the young man into their home, sharing not only shelter and food, but also a wealth of emotional and spiritual support. ...