Holiday Giving 2015

During the holiday season, D.A. Blodgett - St. John's is looking to partner with our community to help grant special wishes for the families and children we serve.  

Children Waiting for Adoption

We encourage you to take a moment and learn more about our featured waiting children. For inquiries, please call our offices at 616.451.2021.

Be a Foster Parent

Be a Foster Parent

 One of our greatest, on-going needs is having enough foster parents to provide homes for the children that need our help. As the number of children who come into our care increases, the need for foster parents increases too.


Kiersten's Story

Here's another video showing Kiersten's journey through our residential program and demonstrates the power of having a safe place to call home.

Mai's Story

Mai's Story

Learn how you can make a BIG difference through Big Brothers Big Sisters just like Kathy did with Mai.


Val's Story

Watch Valmarcus & Charlie's story - a beautiful story of how the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program changed these two lives forever. 

Ann's story

Ann's Story

Ann's story is an incredible story about a young woman who has greatly benefited from our foster care program.

Donate today!

Help support vulnerable children and families in our community, make a gift today!


Protecting children from abuse and neglect since 1887.

D.A. Blodgett - St. John’s is an agency that works in partnership with our community for the good of all children. We are local, non-profit and accredited. We provide comprehensive services to children and families, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, foster care, adoption, and family support, as well as, residential treatment and emergency shelter care at St. John’s Campus. Donate today to help support children and families in our community.

Children waiting for adoption

Introducing Marrion

Marrion, age 11, is an outgoing, engaging child with a great sense of humor. He enjoys being the...

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Recent News

Jim Paparella, President/CEO Featured in Grand Rapids Business Journal

Monday, August 24, 2015

Jim Paparella, President/CEO Featured in Grand Rapids Business Journal CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE Read more.

Backpack and School Supply Drive: August 10-14th

Thursday, July 16, 2015

  Backpacks and School Supplies Needed for Children Backpack and School Supply Drive Will Take Place August 10-14   Over 500... Read more.

Families waiting to adopt

Tyler and Stacia

Dear Friend,

From the bottom of our hearts we want to thank you for considering us as you begin your journey to find loving parents for your child.  

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