Maridel Sandberg serves as the Minnesota Executive Director of Safe Families for Children. She is the heart, voice and vision of Safe Families for Children. Her passion is to encourage the Church to resume its historical and Biblical responsibility for vulnerable children by becoming part of the support for these children’s parents. As founding board member of the Christian Alliance for Orphans she is a national speaker and advocate for the needs of orphans across the globe and those social orphans in our own communities (foster care).
She and her husband Bruce have spent the past 33 years of marriage parenting 8 kids – 3 birthed to them and 5 came through the miracle of adoption. They are now enjoying 2 new son-in-laws, 2 new daughter-in-laws and 8 grandchildren.