Welcome to a year of celebration as we embark on the journey of commemorating Goshen Valley’s 25th Anniversary. This milestone marks a quarter of a century filled with compassion, community, and transformation. Throughout this year, we invite you to join us in celebrating Goshen Valley’s remarkable journey, a journey that has illuminated countless lives and fostered a profound sense of community. 

 

Embracing Transformation 

Goshen Valley’s 25-year history has been a testament to resilience, dedication, and transformation. The overarching theme guiding our commemoration throughout the year is “Light the Path,” a theme that symbolizes our commitment to illuminating the way for foster kids, young adults, foster parents, and families in need. In the upcoming months, we will explore the details of our inception, spotlighting founders, and initial partners, showcasing our diverse programs, celebrating the dedication of our employees, and setting our sights on the promising future that awaits us in the next 25 years. 

A Resilient Legacy 

As we reflect on the past, we celebrate the visionaries and pioneers who laid the foundation for Goshen Valley. The unwavering dedication and passion of these individuals have shaped the organization into a beacon of support and care. In the coming weeks, we will share untold stories of our founders and the invaluable individuals who supported them in the early stages. Community members, churches, and companies joined forces with Goshen Valley years ago, contributing to the realization of our vision and mission for the families in our community. 

Paving the Way in Foster Care 

Goshen Valley’s commitment to lighting the way, particularly within the realm of foster care, has been unwavering. Our collective efforts have paved a radiant path, leading to countless success stories and heightened community involvement. While not every narrative concludes with a perfect ending, each story is unique, important, and worthy of being shared. Join us as we dive into the tales that define our impact and underline the importance of our shared journey. 

Be a Part of the Celebration 

This anniversary year promises to be a beacon of hope, and we extend a heartfelt invitation for you to be an integral part of this luminous celebration. Throughout the year, anticipate captivating stories, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and special moments that define Goshen Valley’s 25-year legacy. Join the conversation on social media using #Goshen25 to share your stories and memories. 

“As Goshen Valley Foundation marks 25 impactful years, we joyously celebrate our commitment to ‘Light the Path’ for our community. Over the past 25 years, Goshen Valley has made a life-changing impact on thousands of lives, but in every circumstance, we were simply given the opportunity to guide that child or adult, through love and services, as they walked down their road of life. It is our truest desire that Goshen Valley can be a light to others in dark times, that the path of a child or young person or an adult might be brighter, clearer, and more hopeful. Beyond commemorating milestones and highlighting programs, this anniversary symbolizes the illumination of the extraordinary journey we have traveled together. Through compelling stories, thoughtful reflections, and heartfelt conversations, we warmly invite our community to unite with us in shaping a brighter future. This special year is dedicated to you—our supporters, partners, and the families we have touched. Together, let’s illuminate the remarkable path we’ve shared and continue building a brighter, hopeful future.” – Zach Blend, CEO 

As we embark on this illuminating year of celebration, we extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who has been a part of Goshen Valley’s journey. Your support has been the guiding light, brightening the path for those we serve. Here’s to 25 years of dedication, and to the countless bright moments that lie ahead! Stay tuned for more updates, stories, and celebrations as we Light the Path together. 

 

With heartfelt gratitude,  

The Goshen Valley Team