A Visit From the First Lady

Coyote Hill welcomed Missouri’s first lady, Sheena Greitens, for a visit on Friday, April 14. Mrs. Greitens graciously brought Easter gifts for all the children, then visited for over an hour.
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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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Christmas Thank You

Our Christmas for Kids campaign is complete – all gifts are wrapped, delivered and nestled away at each home, awaiting the family’s Christmas celebrations. It was another amazing season, full of generous individuals, businesses, churches and organizations.
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From Florida or Michigan, We Come to Serve

“Do what you can while you still have time to do it.” This is the motivator for Lynne Mullen, grandmother to three and a retired nurse who brought this message all the way from Tampa Bay, Florida. This the second mission trip she’s taken with a granddaughter to Missouri. This time Katie, 17, an upcoming
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#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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Equipped for Giving

Saturday, December 5th, Woodlandville United Methodist Church provided a unique Christmas opportunity for our children. Yes, traditional Christmas punch and treats were a part of the celebration, but it was much more than that. They called it a “Christmas Shopping Spree” – and it certainly was!
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Dad with a Mission

We have such servant-minded Home Parent Dads at Coyote Hill. One of those recently did an incredible thing for two young ladies in his home – he took them to Jamaica on a mission trip. Home Parent Dad in The Zimmer Home, Al Howell, tells us about their life-changing week: “Mindy* and Katie* had never
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.