Category: Our Greatest Needs

Seven Ways to Help Children in Foster Care
If you have a heart for children, especially children, who through not fault of their own, have found themselves in the foster care system, there are so many ways you [...]
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Back to School Needs List 2019
It's that time again! The summer is flying by and soon our students will be back at school, and all of our amazing teachers will be giving their all, for [...]
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Back-to-School Supplies 2018
It is time for Back-to-School supplies! You can help us collect the school supplies our children will need for the upcoming school year by downloading our shopping list and sending [...]
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School Uniforms for Williams Academy
Marjorie Williams Academy, the charter school on our Avery campus, is transitioning to a new school uniform for all students. Each student will receive a uniform of Williams Academy-branded shirts [...]
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You can help with our summer needs!
Summertime is here! Your generosity helps us move through the changing seasons as our cottages prepare for summer trips and to receive new children. You can help by purchasing one [...]
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Three Benefits to Becoming Foster Parents
In the past five years the number of kids in the NC foster care system has increased more than 25 percent. With nearly 11,000 children currently in the system, the [...]
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Movin’ On Up!
When it comes to moving day, are you a list-making organizer or do you just throw it all in the truck and sort it out when you are unpacking? There [...]
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Christmas Wish List 2016
Thank you for your interest in The Crossnore School and your help in providing Christmas for the children we serve. Listed below are several giving options for this holiday season. [...]
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Dress for Success
Success in education is very important for the children who live at The Crossnore School. From the day children arrive on our campus, we begin talking about graduation. Even our [...]
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We can’t believe summer is half over!
Students at The Crossnore School have been having a blast this summer, which makes it that much harder to believe the summer is halfway over already. Before long, it’ll be [...]
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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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