A Word From a Volunteer

If you’ve never experienced our ministry first-hand, a recent note from a volunteer might help you grasp the importance of the work being done by our staff and Home Parents:
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Blast from the Past – Letting God Be God in 1993

Co-founder Cathy McDaniel was diagnosed with cancer in September, 1993. With the ministry being so young, and the McDaniels being not only the founders but also the parents caring for the children, many questioned whether or not Coyote Hill would be able to continue. This is a summary of Larry’s response, taken from Coyote Hill’s October, 1993
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Happy 25th Birthday, Coyote Hill

Lovely weather and a crowd of over 400 people made Sunday, September 11th a perfect day to celebrate our 25th!
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Forever Loved

Columbia’s COMO Living magazine recently interviewed our Executive Director’s wife, Denise McDaniel, for a feature story. It begins, “Denise McDaniel’s story is a series of lessons on heartbreak and healing. She’s still teaching those lessons to her big family at Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home.” In the article, Denise shares how her upbringing by parents who
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Blast from the Past – Summer Camp, Then and Now

We can’t put a specific year on this, since attending camp has been a big part of many Coyote Hill children’s summer experiences over the years. One camp that Coyote Hill has been sending children and youth to for most of our 25 years is Mt. Zion Youth Camp.
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Choosing Imperfection – An Adoption Story

As May and National Foster Care Month come to an end, we wanted to share this story from Lorenzo and Jo Scott, who served as a Home Parent couple at Coyote Hill from 2009 to 2012. They recently finalized their adoption of a teenager from Coyote Hill, Freddy. Lorenzo tells about the process of deciding
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Hope for the Future

She is slow to open up. Slow to share her dreams…slow to smile. But take a few moments to put her at ease and her dreams and ambitions start to flow. Leiyah graduated high school on May 22nd, after arriving here in October of 2015. The adjustment to Coyote Hill is perhaps hardest for older
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Blast from the Past – The Wounded Spirit

May is National Foster Care Month. We hope to remind you throughout this month of the importance of your support as we care for these children who, through no fault of their own, have been placed in foster care. Through our 25 years of existence, our goal has been to bring them healing by restoring their childhood
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Mid-Missouri Foster Care Agencies Offer Experience and Care

Amber Taylor, with the Columbia Business Times recently published a powerful article about the services Coyote Hill and other agencies are providing for children in foster care. We are thankful to have been featured. Read the whole article here. In the article, Amber interviewed both Kari Hopkins, our Development Director and Calvin Temple, a former resident. Calvin recounted
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25 Year Timeline of Coyote Hill

Take a moment to click through the slideshow below and learn more about 25 years of providing “A Safe Place to Be a Child.”
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.