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Redefining Family: The Adams’ Story
If you think your house is bustling, you should meet the Adams Family. No, not that Adams family – Brian and Tonya Adams and their five to eight children. It [...]
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The Powerful Impact of Your Donations
New employee orientation demonstrated one glaring deficit on my part: I had no clue of the depth and breadth of care Crossnore provides for the children and families we serve. [...]
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Present in our Communities
I miss standing around a tailgate on cold Christmas Eves with Hart men waiting for the heat of a wood fire to pop open fresh North Carolina oysters. I miss [...]
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Celebrating Home
I love this time of year. Warming up in sweaters and scarves and drinking hot cocoa by the fire. We celebrate Christmas at my home, so we spend a lot of time [...]
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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Crossnore
On September 1, 2021, Crossnore Communities for Children’s made me its full-time Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Manager. In beginning this work, it was important to gauge the pulse of [...]
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How Childhood Trauma Impacts Development
Creating a Family Podcast invited Brett Loftis, Crossnore's CEO, and Dr. Dawn O'Malley, Senior Director of Clinical Services, to a discussion of how trauma impacts a child's development.
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