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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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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Raising a King
“Draw a superhero,” says, King, age 3, as I sit in his living room talking to his family and taking notes as fast as I can write. He’s adorably demanding, [...]
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Jam for Hope
Hope can come from many places and in many shapes and sizes, but this past January, it came through an amazing group of high school students in the form of [...]
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A Changed Life
There’s something about landing in foster care twice that affects the life of a young boy. Chris Ward knows those effects all too well. Chris came to Crossnore the first [...]
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Grace Around the Table
As a child, I especially looked forward to dinner time. If it was summer, I had been outside most of the day. It didn’t matter if it was 100 degrees [...]
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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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