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Open letter to the faith community from Children’s Home CEO

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Right now, in your community, there are children who need your help. Georgia has more than 10,000 youth in its child welfare system and the number continues to grow. The shortage of foster homes results in children being separated from siblings and living far from home.

 

Every week, The Children’s Home must turn away 30 children or more who need our urgent assistance to find a loving foster home.

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Meet the Parents

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The 65 foster families that currently foster with The United Methodist Children’s Home are diverse: young, old, married, single, first-time parents and empty nesters, they make a world of difference to the youth they bring into their homes. Could your home also provide a welcoming safe haven for children in need?

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Fostering Hope

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Children’s Home foster families are like many other busy families who balance school, extracurricular activities, and time with their friends and family. They are extra special though because of the love they share and the hope that they foster for children in need. And they have a big support network – an extended family – of neighbors, other families, and Children’s Home staff.

 

We recently sat down with the Alison and Brice Hope, one of 65 Children’s Home foster families, to learn more about their journey with The Children’s Home and how fostering has impacted their family.

 

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Kennesaw State University preparing Children’s Home nomination to National Register of Historic Places

For over 144 years, The United Methodist Children’s Home has served the evolving needs of children and their families across north Georgia. The institution has an integral place in history for both the city of Decatur and also for Georgia.

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Children’s Home CEO awarded scholarship to Harvard program

 

April 1, 2015: United Methodist Children’s Home President and CEO Bob Bruder-Mattson was awarded today a Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta’s  Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) Scholarship. The annual program grants local leaders access to executive education courses at Harvard Business School.

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