We Believe the Church is the Permanent Patch to the Orphan Crisis.


We Equip: Churches, Advocates & Networks/Alliances.

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Become A Patch Advocate

Become a Patch Advocate in your community by connecting churches with practical resources that bring long-term hope to children in foster care and orphans globally. Patch Advocates play a pivotal role in connecting the resources that allow churches to flourish in their orphan care ministries. You can be the spark in your community!

On-Site Orphan Care Training

Your church is unique. That's why we are offering a customized, on site orphan care training session for your leadership team (staff or lay leadership). We provide the step-by-step local and global orphan care strategy during this training. And now, because of our generous donors, we are able to offer this training for FREE (simply cover our travel expenses). We are committed to equipping the Church, God's Plan A for orphans.

Church Orphan Care Curriculum

Equip your team at your pace with the convenience of online training. This detailed orphan care curriculum includes the practical steps your church will take to build a long-term orphan care strategy. Click on the icon above to access the details of this cost-effective, digital resource.

What Others are Saying:

WeFoster, the foster care ministry of First Baptist Woodstock, is indebted to Patch Our Planet for providing expertise, passion and creativity as we lead our families to foster. However, it is the experience that Patch Our Planet brings to the table that is most helpful.  Having a partner that has “been there and done that” is invaluable.  WeFoster benefits from the lessons learned by Patch Our Planet’s great network of orphan care supporters.


Patch our Planet is like having another staff member leading the effort to bring gospel-centered solutions to one of the great world needs.  We have greatly benefited from their approach – and we have quickly mobilized people and local churches to care for children in our region who are in need.”


Patch our planet is an amazing, action-oriented ministry that puts feet to our faith. I was honored to be a part of the founding board to launch this much needed ministry. The mission is strong, the vision is clear, and the purpose intentional. With Patch Our Planet in place, the hurting children of our nation and world will be helped and given the hope of Christ.


Patch Our Planet has played a key role in the strategy, design, development and launch of a region-wide initiative in Western NY called Every Child (everychild.com). Not only did they provide guidance on best practices throughout the country (in partnership with CAFO), but they focused on holistic community development, engaging the entire body of Christ, and the importance of our staff team (especially the lead pastor) helping to drive this initiative. That kept our goals and objectives clear.

Our Process

Our Orphan Care Strategy in a Nutshell

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From The Blog

Change Their Story

This is a guest blog from a Patch Our Planet board member, Timothy Mark. We asked Tim if he would tell us about his recent trip to Guatemala with our strategic partners, Children’s HopeChest. Please follow the links in this post to learn more about CHC’s campaign to “Change Their Story“! A few weeks ago […]

Patrick Price’s Legacy Gift (to you)

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” -James 1:27 Sunday, October 27th, I had the privilege to marry these two incredible people during a beautiful, outdoor wedding. And we have the […]

All We Need Is One

There is an undeniable darkness growing in our world today. You would have to live in a very remote place or have your head buried in the sand 24/7 in order not to see what is happening all around us. More than ever, we need people of faith to stand up, not shrink back. These […]