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’ll Keep It Going, Mark Zimmer

On January 16, 2018, Coyote Hill lost one of our longest and strongest supporters and friends, Mark Zimmer, following his battle with cancer. Mark and his wife Laurene donated our property in the mid-1990s, and donated the funds to build our second home. The Zimmer Home was completed in the fall of 1999, where 153
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In Memory of Ira Hubbell

On January 8, 2018, Coyote Hill lost a long-time supporter and friend, Ira Hubbell. Ira and his late wife, Gail, donated the funds to build the third home on our property. The Hubbell Home was completed in the fall of 2000. During those 17 years, the Hubbell Home has given 165 children a safe place
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Teaching Children to Value Racial Diversity

“Interracial harmony is more than a politically correct value of our current age. It was God’s plan from the beginning.”
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Explaining Adoption To Your Adopted Child

I met my first child when she was four months old. When she came into my house I was told she might only stay for a year or two, so I shouldn’t get too attached. “Can you handle caring for a baby, and then letting her go?” they asked. “Can you have an open hand,
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When Adoption Is Hard

“I moved into Coyote Hill with no children. I left with six children. It was the start of my family. It literally changed the direction of our lives, but I never would have written it like this if I was the author.”
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Choosing Imperfection – An Adoption Follow Up

My story isn’t as good as yours, but it’s not as good as anyone’s. Today my life could never be better. I wouldn’t change a thing cause where I’m at now is perfect. There are still things I would want to change, but not that much. My life sucked at first, but not anymore. 
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Open House 2017 – Celebrating Legacy Donors

Sunday, September 10 turned out to be a lovely day to connect with over 400 visitors at our annual Open House event.
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