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Watch our new Fam-Fest video

Oct. 27, 2014

The first annual Children’s Home Fam-Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia raised more than $80,000 for our efforts to heal children, unite families and change lives. More than 500 guests, including many children and families served by the Children’s Home, attended the Sept. 20 event. Continue Reading…

No easy fix for Georgia’s foster care crisis

 Oct. 20, 2014

The Gainesville Times featured The Children’s Home in an article about the future of foster care in Georgia:

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Area universities partner to preserve Children’s Home history

Oct. 8, 2014

Julie Mote gently paged through a photo album of black and white images showing children gardening, laughing with arms around each other, or riding the bus. Each photo was clearly labeled in neat handwriting with names, events, and dates. Smiling, she pointed out an image to a friend standing next to her. When asked why she keeps all the old albums, she quietly answered, “I don’t know.”

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11 Alive’s “Atlanta & Company” features The Children’s Home

Oct. 7, 2014

Volunteer Coordinator Sharon Brewer appeared live on 11 Alive TV’s “Atlanta & Company After Noon” on Oct. 7 to promote the upcoming Oct. 10-11 flea market and the work of the Children’s Home.

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First annual Fam Fest a success!

Sept. 22, 2014

The United Methodist Children’s Home held its first annual Fam Fest at Six Flags on Saturday, Sept. 20. More than 500 guests, including many of the children and families served by the Children’s Home, enjoyed a day of fun at the park including private access to the Dare Devil roller coaster for one hour, a lunch program led by WXIA 11 Alive anchor DeMarco Morgan, and entrance to a private pavilion with food and beverages. Continue Reading…

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