Boots ‘n Bids 2018 is Life Changing

Boots ‘n Bids 2018 is Life Changing

On October 11th, our 12th Annual Boots ‘n Bids for Kids, presented by Robinson + Ries Orthodontics, saw nearly 300 people in attendance. $120,000 was raised for children in need of a safe place to be a child!
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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run

When our ten 5th through 9th grade girls were asked on the first practice night of “Girls on the Run” what they thought they would be doing, polar opposite replies were heard:
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More Than a Safe Place

More Than a Safe Place

You won’t want to miss a recent article in the Columbia Business Times by Hartley Wright. Here’s a brief excerpt:
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Our Past Does Not Define our Future – Conclusion

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

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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Construction Summer Employee

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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Coyote Hill Helps Teen Get First Job & First Car

Coyote Hill Helps Teen Get First Job & First Car

Three months ago Paul* set a goal to get a job. He and Cody, his Home Parent Dad, went job hunting, applied online, and by the end of the month he had call backs from everywhere he applied. He interviewed and accepted a job at Dairy Queen in Fayette. After just two months of part-time
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From Foster Care to Foster Parent

From Foster Care to Foster Parent

At our 11th annual Golf Tournament on May 14, former resident Michael Lorimor took a few moments to share his story with the participants:
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