Prayer is POWERFUL

January 15, 2018

Prayer is POWERFUL By Vickie McCoy – Director of Aftercare – Los Angeles We needed a new well since the current well did not have permit papers, due to how old it is.  Our water design firm received three bids and we were happy the local company where our home will be built had the […]

Are You Ready?

May 16, 2016

Our first “Are You Ready?” orientations took place on April 30th and May 1st, with just under 100 people attending over the two days. The orientations provided wonderful opportunities to talk about ways ordinary people can do extraordinary things by being involved in foster care, providing support services, and volunteering with ZOE as we minister […]

Knowledge Is Power

March 9, 2016

Learn How to Stop Sex Trafficking “Knowledge is Power,” says Francis Bacon. I love this quote and believe it so very much. Many people are becoming more aware of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC). You have probably noticed this increase in awareness as you come across more news stories and references to the commercial sexual […]

Answered Prayer

February 10, 2016

Prayer Moves ZCHLA Forward In January, we asked you to join our ZOE family as we spent 31 days in concentrated prayer. We asked God to provide “Eyes to see the Hurting,” “Families for the Lonely,” “Paths of escape for those Enslaved,” and much more. We prayed daily for so many different things.

Because of You!

January 19, 2016

ZOE Provides Christmas to DCFS Girls and Social Workers Last month, you gave generously to teens right here in our own backyard. These are girls many have given up hope on. They carry scars of abandonment, abuse, child trafficking, and more. Yet, because of you, they were given not only a unique experience, but also a […]

Delivered… Many Smiles!

December 22, 2015

ZOE Christmas Project for DCFS Girls This year, our focus for Christmas has been to bring joy to a child’s heart. That is exactly what we did here in the United States. Though Christmas is still a few days away, because of YOU, we were able to bring Christmas early to teenage girls who have […]

You Will Never Be the Same

December 16, 2015

My 8th Short Term Missions Trip I just returned home from my 8th trip to Thailand. I was privileged to lead a team of 18 people from several different places across the United States, including Indiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Los Angeles as well as Saudi Arabia. Every time I go on a trip, it is […]

God At Work

October 28, 2015

God is Helping Us Open a Children’s Home Day after day, I came to work and saw this plant. Each morning when I saw it, I thought, “I need to pull this ‘weed’ out and get rid of it.” Every time I went inside and outside the office door, I would think again, “Man, I […]

Chutes and Ladders

August 14, 2015

  ZCHLA Awaits Licensing for L.A. Children’s Home Written by Vickie McCoy, our Director of Aftercare – Los Angeles. I don’t know about you, but so often I feel as though life is like the childhood game Chutes and Ladders. I find myself moving along one space at a time and, some days, I get […]

Making A Difference In Los Angeles

August 10, 2015

ZOE Participates in CRU’s PowerPacks Event On Saturday, August 2nd, Vickie McCoy, ZOE’s Manager of Aftercare, and Jennifer Magtoto, one of ZOE’s volunteers, went to an event put on by CRU (formerly known as Here’s Life Inner City). The event is called PowerPacks where organizations come together to fill backpacks with school supplies. At the […]


April 23, 2015

Vickie McCoy Dreams About ZOE Children’s Homes written by Vickie McCoy, General Manager of Aftercare, ZOE Children’s Homes, Los Angeles I had a dream about you last night! I dreamt that you arrived at the ZOE home (soon to be) here in Los Angeles. I greeted you at the front door and you looked scared […]