New School Year Prayer Requests

A new school year brings with it all kinds of emotions, from excitement to anxiety. As our children begin their first day of school on August 16 – we have some specific prayer requests:
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Perseverance in Overton and in Life

“But Ms. Rebecca – this is haaaaaard.”  It was a whiny tone more appropriate for someone vastly younger. I had to decide if I was ready to address this bad attitude and resulting power struggle or not.
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Her First Job

One young lady in The Wright Home was recently hired for her very first job! The process began weeks ago, as some former and current staff began working with Traci*, teaching her important facts about being a dependable employee. They also performed several practice job interviews with her.
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Life Lessons Learned on the Playground

What important lessons did you learn in childhood that you still carry with you today? The donation, construction and dedication of a new playground at the Zimmer Home, thanks to the generosity of Independent Order of Odd Fellows Columbia Lodge #207, reminded us of how a playground can teach important life lessons to our kids:
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Parenting Resources

Our staff has compiled a list of resources for those of you who open your hearts and homes to care for a child with a difficult past.
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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 Met

  School began Wednesday, August 16 at Harrisburg Schools and thanks to the help of many of you, our children were well supplied and ready for a new school year!
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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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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.