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Posted December 12, 2016
On the first day of Christmas, we gave to our kids a tuck-in with a back rub. On the second day of Christmas we gave our kids two choices and a tuck-in with a back rub. On the third day of Christmas we gave to our kids three time-ins, two choices...
Posted December 2, 2016
Did you know that we have an on-campus University of Texas Charter School available to residents in our care? Many of the kids we serve are behind their peers academically or are need a little extra support with their school credits. The Charter School...
Posted December 2, 2016
Meet Karen, another one of our stellar volunteers. Not only does Karen volunteer as a mentor to one of our kids, but she volunteers around The Home for the holidays. Karen shared with us her motivations for volunteering and her advice to other...
Posted November 22, 2016
Susan and Keith met in the late 1980s and lived in several states before they decided to make roots in central Texas. They were looking for the feel of a small town, with the amenities of a larger city. They always knew they wanted to adopt, and decided...