First Baptist Church Groves helps transform foster family’s home

A woman who has spent more than 20 years of her life taking care of foster children will soon get help with needed items in her home thanks to a Mid-County church.

Monica Garrett, who lives on the Buckner campus in Beaumont, said from the time she was in her mother’s womb, God had a plan for her. At 16, she began taking in anyone who needed help, giving them clothes, food and kindness.

“It was my calling,” Garrett said. “God gave me everything I needed.”

Garrett has spent 21 years fostering children with Buckner International, a ministry that uses Christ-centered values to help transform the lives of at-risk children. Garrett has fostered more than 100 of them.

Read more about how First Baptist Church Groves is helping the foster children in Monica Garrett's home feel special and loved in the full article on Beaumont Enterprise

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