Prayer Requests for Starting School

August 15th is the first day of school for our students! We would appreciate it if you would pray for these specific requests this week:
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Our Past Does Not Define our Future – Conclusion

This is the conclusion of Calvin Temple’s story (read Part 1 of the story HERE.) When I was in sixth grade, I was placed into foster care for the third time. This is when I knew I was going to be a foster kid for the rest of my life.
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Our Past Does Not Define our Future, Part 1

One of our board members and a former resident, Calvin Temple, recently spoke at the Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association Youth Retreat. If you have not yet heard Calvin’s story, it’s time you did. It’s a story that begins with pain and rejection, like most of the children who walk through our doors; yet
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We Have 70% NAP Tax Credits

All NAP Tax Credits have currently been reserved or given. Thank you to our incredibly generous community! If you would like to be added to the list of first notified for next time, please email Development Director, Kelly Myers.
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Back to School Needs List

Most of our regular school supplies have been taken care of this year, but we do have these additional needs. If you can help, please email our Case Manager, Paige Brokaw or call her at our office (573) 874-0179. Shop our Amazon Wishlist for these items and books. Amazon Wish List 1 – case of copy paper
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Arena Summer Employees

“I believe the Vocational Skills Program is all about teaching youth the basics of working, while helping them develop confidence in themselves and their abilities.”
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Construction Summer Employee

“He’s been a model employee.” That statement was made by our Property Manager/Vocational Skills Instructor, Sam Coy, regarding one of our Coyote Hill youth this summer.
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Budgeting for Summer Fun

This year’s annual Pancake Breakfast raised enough money for each of our homes to have $1,500 to spend on summer recreation. It also helped with the cost of purchasing some amazing new equipment for our swimming lake, like a 20’ trampoline.
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.