Stephen and Leana Kratko

By |2021-10-18T12:13:36-06:00October 18th, 2021|Kinship Family Of The Year|

Each story behind a kinship family is unique, and for Stephen and Leana Kratko and their daughters, their family’s story is no exception. Their journey began when their family was volunteering with an organization for a number of years, which is how they met the two girls and their Mom.  They became friends and tried to find ways to love on the family and help when they could.  When Mom began to have some trouble [...]

Simon and Regina Kolombo

By |2019-12-09T08:37:33-07:00December 9th, 2019|Kinship Family Of The Year|

One year ago, Regina and Simon accepted the sudden responsibility of caring for five siblings from their cultural community and unexpectedly grew from a family of five to a family of ten. With a sense of humour, Regina explains how it all unfolded: “I didn’t know that one day I would be a mother to eight children. When my husband and I met, we talked about having children; I wanted two and he bumped it to [...]

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