Empowering Youth to Live Independently
Crossnore School & Children’s Home is excited to build upon years of experience at the Winston-Salem and Avery campuses serving youth aging out of foster care. This expansion of services [...]
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Providing Hope and Healing for Transgender Youth
Imagine Child Protective Services removing you from your home without notice. Imagine then being placed in a strange home with people you don’t know. Scary, right? But for the children [...]
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Becoming Part of our Village
There are many fun volunteer roles at Crossnore, but Director of Community Outreach, Kim King, says that the role of Cottage Sponsor may just be the best of all. “It’s [...]
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Foster Home Growth – Expanding our Reach
The number of children in foster care continues to grow each year. Currently, more than 12,000 children in North Carolina alone are in the foster care system and each one [...]
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Foster Care Awareness Month: Coming Close to Those in Need
May is Foster Care Awareness Month, a commemorative month that can feel impersonal until you make an effort to come closer. Bryan Stevenson, Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and [...]
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Providing Hope Through Prevention Services
In 2019 there were 17,039 children placed in foster care in the state of North Carolina - a number that has been steadily increasing every year over the last decade. [...]
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Project Safe Home: A Pathway to Resilience
Awareness of the prevalence of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE), otherwise known as sex trafficking, is growing across the United States. Sex trafficking is “the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing [...]
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Finding Your Place: Fostering Communities
This week we approach the year mark of our “two weeks to flatten curve” and the unofficial beginning of the COVID19 pandemic in the United States. If we've learned one [...]
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Beauty from Ashes: Creating Hope in a Time of Loss
Gena Cook is no stranger to loss. In May of 2016, her beloved 19-year-old son unexpectedly passed away. In October of that same year, she lost her father in a [...]
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Fostering Hope in Polk County
To say that Jeremy and Donna Wood’s lives revolve around children is quite the understatement. They have been married for eight years and have six children between them, ranging in [...]
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