#ForColumbia2016 is #ForKids!

For a second year in a row, Columbia area churches organized a huge volunteer service day, known as #ForColumbia. The event tripled in size from last year…34 churches represented and over 1,600 volunteers! Coyote Hill benefited greatly from the project, as about 170 volunteers spent the day with us.
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Jordan is Our Queen and Hero

Jordan serves in the Atherton Home, where 8 foster children call home. We have many volunteers but few as rare as Jordan. For that reason, she has been deemed, “Queen of the Volunteers.” Literally, our Home Parents and children have given her that name. She stands out from others by her actions. She is infectious,
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Spring/Summer 2016 Needs

We need some items to help us prepare for summer! NEW items  swim suits (Wal-Mart gift cards or monetary donations will allow our kids to pick out their own)  flip flops – all sizes  life jackets, all sizes, but especially small (for ages 4 to 6)  beach towels swim goggles pool noodles NEW or LIKE NEW
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Life Lessons Being Caught in Overton Arena

If you’ve never watched a wiry 70 pound child “man handle” a 1,000 pound horse and convince it to hold still and lift up it’s hoof for cleaning…you’ve missed a demonstration of fearless determination!
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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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She’s a Top Dawg

Once a semester, Harrisburg Middle and High School students are nominated by teachers to receive the “Top Dawg” award. This award recognizes not only the students’  achievement but also their character. This month, during the Spring 2016 Top Dawg awards ceremony, a teen girl from The Zimmer Home was one of the twelve students to
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Nothing “Stacks Up” Like Our Pancake Breakfast!

With over 750 people in attendance for our Pancake Breakfast, that stacks up to a lot of pancakes! Over $5,500 was raised, making this year’s breakfast one of our most successful to date. After expenses, each of our homes now has over $1,100 in their summer recreation fund. We’re definitely set up for some summer family
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Vote for Us to Win a FREE video!

  CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR COYOTE HILL   Cosmic Sauce, a new video marketing agency, chose Coyote Hill as a finalist for their video giveaway. You can vote once per day through Tuesday, March 15th. Our video idea is to show you life through a child’s eyes. We’ll show you what it’s like for
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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.