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27826 Alabraska Lane Evergreen, Colorado 80439

About Us

Our History

 

It was because of a strong desire to combat the orphan crisis, as well as strengthen families who have adopted or are involved in foster care, that Beckoned was established in 2011 by Steve and Lisa Stucky.

Beckoned began when Steve and Lisa Stucky wanted to do what little they could to improve the quality of life for families in developing nations.  Partnering with artisan groups led to job creation, making it possible for these moms and dads to keep their children, rather than relinquish them to orphanages or international adoption.  Over the next few years, Lisa would have the opportunity to visit each artisan group in Rwanda, Tanzania, Haiti, and India.

To date, the Stuckys continue to sell artisan goods from developing nations.  They support the work of Mavuno Village in Mwanza, Tanzania, as they strive to establish a village for children without parents.

Meanwhile, back in Colorado, Lisa connected with local adoptive and foster moms, many of whom were longing for support and connection.  Their need for support inspired Lisa to host the first annual ladies’ retreat in the spring of 2013.  Every September, the ladies’ retreat is hosted in the Colorado Rockies.

They also host a wide variety of events as a way to support local families, as they seek to raise their families in a Christ-centered manner.

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Guests Who Have Attended Events

In 2017, as a way to serve our local community, we began hosting events such as: School of Honor and Grace, a Daddy Daughter Ball, and a Mother and Son western dance.

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Ladies Who Have Attended A Retreat

Since 2014, Beckoned has hosted 7 retreats.  These retreats are a place for adoptive and foster moms, as well as those helping orphans worldwide, to gather, encourage, and strengthen one another.

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Dollars Earned Through the Sale of Artisan Products

Your purchase helps combat the orphan crisis by creating jobs.  Each purchase supports artisans in developing nations such as, Haiti, India, and Tanzania.

Strengthening Adoptive and Foster Families

Retreats are a place where women can be honest about their struggles in their journey of adoption, foster, and orphan care.  We value connection and authenticity as a way to find strength as we seek to love children from hard places.

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Serving Families within our Community

It is our desire to help families connect with one another through events that we host at the Evergreen Red Barn.  Daddy Daughter Balls, Mother and Son Western Dances, and the School of Honor and School of Grace are just a few opportunities for families to draw close to each other, as they draw near to their Savior.

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Supporting Artisans Around the World

You can support Beckoned by purchasing handmade goods from developing nations such as Haiti, Rwanda, and Tanzania.

First and foremost, your purchase will help artisans.

A portion of all sales will help offset costs and provide scholarships for our events.

New inventory is typically purchased in late fall every year, just in time for the Christmas season.

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Donate

The work of Beckoned is driven by volunteers, donations, and financial contributions. Our work is impossible without your partnership.

Beckoned is a registered 501c3 non-profit. All charitable donations are tax deductible.

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