Category: Foster Care Advocacy

What the Pandemic Teaches Us about Foster Care
It is safe to say that the current COVID 19 pandemic has taught everyone something new about themselves and the world around us. A few months back, you might not [...]
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Foster Care Gone Right – Stories of Hope
We asked our amazing Foster Care Team to share their best stories of "foster care gone right." Here are a few stories of hope that they shared.
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Foster Care Questions Answered
To cap off Foster Care Awareness Month, we asked our amazing Foster Care Team to answer some questions for us about the ins and outs of Foster Care. We got [...]
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Nine Ways to Help Children in Foster Care
Not everyone can be a foster parent. More than are can, but many can't. If you can't (but if the only reason you can't is because you'd get "too attached" [...]
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Hope from a Garbage Bag Suitcase
Shenandoah Chefalo was 13 when she first went into foster care. Prior to that her life had been filled with neglect, abuse, and isolation. At times, her stuffed animals were [...]
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The Mission of Agape Love
First Corinthians 13 is a scripture that most of us know well. It is read at most weddings, and although it is fitting for marriage, Paul wasn't writing to a [...]
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Chefalos for Crossnore Update!
Last July, we posted a blog about the Chefalo family (read the post HERE) who were planning their holiday trip to scale Mount Kilimanjaro. Using this opportunity to raise awareness for [...]
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Racism is Trauma

Crossnore School & Children’s Home exists to be a sanctuary for children and their families and racism destroys sanctuary. Racism is trauma and is part of systemic community trauma that has long term negative impacts on people and communities of color. Crossnore believes that black lives matter, and we are committed to building an anti-racist organization and supporting the development of racial equity in our communities. 

To read more about Crossnore's stance on racial equity, the Board of Trustee's Anti-Racist Statement, and to find other resources, please click HERE

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