Author: Patrice Williams

A young heart full of grace
In a world where our youth are often misjudged, dismissed, and overlooked, we are thankful to be in a field of work that sees children for who and what they [...]
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Christmas at Crossnore
Our children not getting to be at home is always tough, but especially around Christmas time. We can't change their situation, but we can try to make their holidays as [...]
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We did it!
Friends! We did it! The grand total for Giving Tuesday was $17,047! With the $15,000 match from a very generous donor, we will be allocating $32,047 to our Crossnore Promise [...]
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Stories of Hope
Do you ever wonder what impact your donations have on the children served by Crossnore? Meet Abby (not her real name; story shared with her permission), a middle school student [...]
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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes
We asked our staff to submit some of their favorite and best thanksgiving recipes, and we got a lot of great ones to share. Especially in the dessert department. We [...]
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A basketball card, a decision, and making a difference
Jimmy and Cathy Mahan have been long time friends of Crossnore. After hearing about Crossnore through a friend that worked there, the Mahans soon toured our Avery County campus and [...]
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Raising a King
“Draw a superhero,” says, King, age 3, as I sit in his living room talking to his family and taking notes as fast as I can write. He’s adorably demanding, [...]
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Jam for Hope
Hope can come from many places and in many shapes and sizes, but this past January, it came through an amazing group of high school students in the form of [...]
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Grace Around the Table
As a child, I especially looked forward to dinner time. If it was summer, I had been outside most of the day. It didn’t matter if it was 100 degrees [...]
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It Starts with Showing Up
When Trip and Jacqui moved to Grandfather Mountain permanently, they knew they wanted to be more involved at Crossnore. At a lunch with Brett where they expressed their desire to [...]
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