Ariel Patterson felt like her life was in a rut. She lived a privileged life and had everything a person could ask for. A loving family, great friends, and a job that kept her busy - but something always felt like it was missing until one day she came across an abandoned rec center and met five homeless children that change her life forever.
Noah returns home from Afghanistan after being badly injured in the line of duty. On his way to recovery, he gets a chance to reconnect with his young daughter and family. He also gets to meet the young woman who has been helping to raise his daughter while he was away.
Ariel and Noah have connected over the years via letters since Emma was living with her Aunt and Ariel, however, an injury brings Noah home permanently. As time passes, their connection grows stronger and their passion to help others brings them even closer together.