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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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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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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Water Safety and Play-acting

Our Home Parents’ job description is over a page long. Yet that barely touches all of the random responsibilities that sometimes fall under the last category…”perform other duties as assigned.” For Home Parent Dad in the Hubbell Home, Jordan Douce, that recently meant acting like he was a nearly drowned child.
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A 2016 Success Story – Finding Family

Coyote Hill provides long term stability for children and sibling groups until they can find permanent placements, either through reunification or adoption. As 2016 drew to an end, three brothers received the gift of a forever family through adoption.
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Boots ‘n Bids, 2016

Our 10th annual event, held at Stoney Creek Hotel, turned out to be a RoundUp we won’t soon forget!
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.