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Called to Care


Kesha Bowers is not your average parent. A single mother holding a full-time job, in the past year she also has fostered seven children in need of a safe, nurturing temporary home; adopted one of those foster children; and is in the process of adopting another born with fetal alcohol syndrome. To say her household is organized would be an understatement.

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A Home for the Holidays

In December 2013, Candice Thomas felt anything but hopeful. She had moved to Georgia for a job, but the position was eliminated before her first day. She relied on limited support from family, but then college student loans kicked in, and she soon found herself staying at a homeless shelter with her four-year-old daughter, Cadence.


“I was in survival mode,” said Candice. “It gets one through a tough time. I told my daughter that we were going on an adventure; we would be staying at dorms for a little while until I found a place for us to live. My daughter pretended it was a sleepover. Not until we moved into The Children’s Home did I cry.”

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Join us on Dec. 2 for #GivingTuesday


Help us reach more children and families in need on Dec. 2 – #Giving Tuesday – a day to celebrate generosity and to give back. Your gift to The Children’s Home will not only give homeless families a safe, stable place to stay and support to stand on their own, it also will help foster children to heal and thrive.


Double your gift on #GivingTuesday

Your #GivingTuesday online gift will be matched dollar for dollar by our Board of Trustees, doubling your impact up to $10,000. That means a tax-deductible $150 donation would actually be $300!


Donate Now

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Christmas is coming to The Children’s Home!

Nov. 5, 2014 

Please help us make this Christmas a special one for the children and families we serve by contributing to our wish lists.

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Q&A on child welfare reform in Georgia

Nov. 3, 2014

Children’s Home President and CEO Bob Bruder-Mattson shares his insights on the need to transform Georgia’s child welfare system to help all children thrive. Bruder-Mattson is a member of the Child Welfare Reform Council, a group of legislators, advocates and education officials appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to review and suggest concrete ways to improve the state’s child welfare system.

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