Impact Stories

A Place to Call Home

August 1, 2020
Gabe

“I imagined being here would feel like being part of a big family. I was even ready for there to be fights because that’s just what happens in big families sometimes, but it hasn’t been this way. It’s been way better.”

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Safe and Sound

July 1, 2020
Avery

Free to focus on fourth grade and “just be a kid”, Avery can’t stop raving about the temporary home he, his mother, and two siblings have found as participants in the Children’s Hope program.

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Overwhelmed With Gratitude

June 1, 2020
Andrea

“If it weren’t for you, I know I wouldn’t be in a good place at all right now. It’s actually hard to think about. Now, I feel like I’m going to be a lot more successful in life and more prepared for anything that comes my way.”

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A Huge Difference

May 1, 2020
Chayton

“I know how to own up to my mistakes now and how to change. If I hadn’t come here, I would have been in a bad place, but now I can see myself going to college and getting a good job, doing everything I can think of that makes life better for people.”

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Strength From Struggle

April 1, 2020
Beyonca

“I still struggle with doubt, but I’m learning most people do, and that helps. I’m growing spiritually, and I know without faith, I wouldn’t be where I’m at now.”

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A Powerful Thing

March 1, 2020
Tonya and baby

“I believed the doctor who said I would die if I had another baby. I felt like if I went ahead with the pregnancy, I would be taking my children’s mother away from them… It was awful!”

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Little Girl, Big Heart

February 1, 2020
Audrey

When Audrey grows up, she would like to be a doctor. “I just want to be the person people go to when they need help… I like helping. I like sticking up for people, even people I don’t know. It feels good.”

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A Privilege and a Gift

January 1, 2020
Krysha

“I think we realize what we’ve been given—a chance to start over, new friends, kind adults to take care of us—is a gift, so we respect the privilege and don’t take it for granted. We take care of it and each other.”

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Leader in the Making

December 1, 2019
Trinity

“I’m different! Now, I’m going to school more and learning instead of getting in trouble. My attitude toward grownups has changed, and I found out I really enjoy helping younger kids.”

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Just the Break He Needed

November 1, 2019
Jesse

“I wanted a new school, new friends, a break… I was unsure about it until I got here, but it was completely different than anything I expected or had experienced before. I like it a lot.”

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