A Novel Idea
Every winter my wife Caroline and I try to have a getaway, just the two of us. Typically, we travel early in February. It’s at just the time I feel [...]
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We are #crossnorestrong.
At Crossnore, we are blessed to be a family. Whether it’s the children we care for, our staff, our Trustees, community partners, donors, and volunteers, we are one big family. [...]
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Building Trust, Healing Hearts
Volunteering is a good thing. Volunteering to serve and love on at-risk children is an even better thing. But often, when we volunteer, it turns out to be a bit [...]
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Loving Them to Permanency: A Foster Care Story
In 1990, Carolyn Butler answered an ad she saw in the paper posted by her future husband, Norman, looking for companionship. After reaching out, the two talked by phone for [...]
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Creating Her Own Future
When you meet Tornyha, you are immediately struck by her shy smile and quiet demeanor. But as you get to know her, it’s clear that Tornyha is motivated to set [...]
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Shout Out to our Cottage Moms!
Mother's Day can be a difficult time for many people. You can't acknowledge the beauty of a mother without also recognizing the loss of so many who cannot be with [...]
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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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A Heart for Making a Difference
Jennifer Grosswald and Lara Wilson have been friends for many years, but when they joined the same book club as Deena Dreyfuss, the three ladies soon discovered they had more [...]
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Running to Hope
I ran away two times in my life. Once for a couple of hours, another time for a solid week. The first time I was in elementary school and got [...]
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Making a Difference for the One
Tayte Laws is just about the cutest thing you’ve ever seen. The two-year old runs around the playground going from toy to toy to toy, playing with each one for [...]
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