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Eric Porter  

Founder & President of Backyard Orphans

Eric Porter and his wife, Trisha, are adoptive parents who are raising 6 wonderful children: 4 biological and 2 adopted! He has been a credentialed minister for 20 years and was a pastor in local church ministry for 12 years. For the past 7 years, he has been a full-time, orphan care missionary in the US. With the vision to train Church leaders to develop a foster care, adoption, and support ministry, Eric serves Backyard Orphans as the Founder and President. His team has seen over 500 hurting children placed in healing homes over the past 5 years.