Fidget Spinner Dreams

Summers at Coyote Hill are fun, but intense. Lots of running around, swimming, field games, camping, and every other outdoor activity imaginable. As much fun as it is for the kids, sometimes the Home Parents need time to catch their breath so they can jump right on to the next activity. That is how six-year-old
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School Supplies Need List

School Supplies Needed at Coyote Hill  Help each child at Coyote Hill start the year off right! Many of our children will be attending Harrisburg Schools for the first time. Having the right supplies helps alleviate anxiety for all of our children. School starts Wednesday, August 16 at Harrisburg Schools. Please have all supplies delivered
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On Mission in Jamaica

“You’ll always make a friend there. Whether it’s an American friend or Jamaican friend. Once you leave and come back you won’t be the same. It will change your life.”
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Thank You, Odd Fellows Lodge #207

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows stands for caring for their community through love and friendship. One way they do this is by caring for children that are in need of homes and families. On Saturday, July 8, we were grateful to celebrate their generosity and faithfulness to their mission through the dedication of our
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Mistakes

The following was written by our Equine Program Director, Rebecca Buchholz: “I’m sorry I forgot. I made a mistake,” I said. The sentence rolled off my tongue, as I admitted that I forgot to attend something important to this child. He was disappointed.  Sadly, our children are used to being forgotten. “It’s okay,” he mumbled,
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Fourth of July Splash

Have you ever considered what goes into the planning process for creating an amazing Fourth of July holiday for dozens of kids, as well as the staff and volunteers who are kids at heart?! It begins weeks in advance.
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A Summer Camp Experience

Our kids love summer camp! One of their favorites to attend, and also serve at, is Mt. Zion Youth Camp. Renewing and creating new friendships, daily swimming, evening campfires, days filled with various classes and the nightly chapel services all combine to make it a memorable experience each year for our kids who attend. 
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Being a Foster Dad

In honor of Father’s Day, Home Parent Dad in The Atherton Home, Brian Wallace, shares the joys and heartaches of being a foster dad: Being a foster dad is very tough and rewarding all in one. I spend countless hours working alongside children, not to raise them under my roof, but rather to prepare them
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.