Celebrating Strong Foundations

Celebrating Strong Foundations

Sunday, September 8, 2019 proved to be an incredible day of celebration. A sixth home completed and the announcement of a seventh home under construction, donors honored who have supported us for over 20 years, and hundreds of visitors on site, to name just a few! 
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Open House, Then and Now

Open House, Then and Now

Did you bring along a frog for the frog jumping contest? Would you let us blind-fold you, while you try to drive a golf cart with only a child to guide you?
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Recognition and Encouragement

Recognition and Encouragement

About 20 years ago, our Executive Director’s wife, Denise McDaniel and some others began hosting monthly Recognition Dinners for all of the children at Coyote Hill. As we are beginning those again as Encouragement Dinners, Denise shares their history: 
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Pancake Breakfast, Then and Now

Pancake Breakfast, Then and Now

Our Executive Director and Founder, Larry McDaniel, reflects:  I remember the very first meeting with Memorial Baptist folks, as we planned that first pancake breakfast 22 years ago. We were all excited as we thought about creating an event that would support Coyote Hill while utilizing resources and volunteers from their church.   Some things have
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Looking Back at 27 Years of Ministry

Looking Back at 27 Years of Ministry

2019 begins our 28th year of ministry. Our Executive Director and Founder, Larry McDaniel, reflects on where we’ve come from and where we are going:
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Our Past Does Not Define our Future, Part 1

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

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

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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