The Epidemic of Childhood Trauma in the U.S. Foster Care System and How Christians Can Help
- By Paul Martin - Focus on the Family
America’s foster care system is experiencing an ‘epidemic within the pandemic.’ Christians can help turn the tide.
Last August, a staff member sent a message asking me to pray for a seven-year-old child in foster care. The child, named Anna, had just been admitted to a mental health hospital for trying to harm herself.
Anna lived in a housing project in South Chicago. She was recently removed from her biological mother due to neglect and placed with a foster mother. With school closings and an overburdened family court system, the young girl now lived with her new foster family seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day. Her school, which had been a refuge for Anna (and hundreds of thousands of other kids in foster care like her), had been closed for months.
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Tim Tebow Foundation Expands Survivor Care Nationwide Through Her Song Residential Program
- By Tim Tebow Foundation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Her Song, a ministry of the Tim Tebow Foundation interrupting the cycle of human trafficking in the United States, announced the expansion of its survivor care model into two new regions based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Columbus, Ohio. The successful Her Song program started in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2013 and has served more than 2,000 survivors through victim outreach and survivor care. This program will be replicated in these new cities to be able to impact more women who have been trafficked.
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New Pro-life Organization is Taking Recourse - and Action on Aborted Fetal Vaccines
- By Christian Newswire
TREMPEALEAU, Wis. -- A new prolife organization is stepping forward to combat the ever-growing use of aborted fetal material in research, development, testing and production of vaccines, medicines and other consumer products.
The organization, appropriately named "Taking Recourse," was founded by long-time prolife leader Yvonne Bontkowski in faithful response to the 2005 Pontifical Academy for Life document which stated:
"Therefore, doctors and fathers of families have a duty to take recourse to alternative vaccines (if they exist), putting pressure on the political authorities and health systems so that other vaccines without moral problems become available. They should take recourse, if necessary, to the use of conscientious objection with regard to the use of vaccines produced by means of cell lines of aborted human fetal origin.
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Greenville Sheriff Speaks to Veterans
- By Tony A. Dunn & Stuart McClure
Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis is guest speaker at American Legion Rudolf Anderson, Jr. Post 214. 3110 Wade Hampton Blvd. Taylors, S.C.Photo by Tony A. Dunn
Sheriff Hobart Lewis spoke of his career and the Greenville Sheriff's Department.Photo by Tony A. Dunn
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Just Say Something is Funraising for the Future!
- By Just Say Something
Just Say Something is holding a FUNraising for the Future Social event, Silent Auction, and Live Auction on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm at Jack n’ Diane’s, 115 N. Brown Street in Greenville, SC. Tickets are on sale now and they include food, drinks, and a great evening of dueling pianos and the opportunity to bid on wonderful items of all kinds. All proceeds will benefit Just Say Something’s Impact youth substance use prevention; life skill classes; sports; and meaningful activities that teach and develop good decision-making skills.
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Greenville on Track to Achieve Functional Zero Milestone for Ending Veteran Homelessness
- By United Housing Connections
United Housing Connections (UHC), teamed up with Greenville, SC Veteran service providers in September 2018 and set a goal to reach Functional Zero for Veteran Homelessness and redefined and implemented system changes for serving Veterans experiencing homelessness. Functional Zero Designation for Ending Veteran Homelessness is a community milestone that indicates that fewer Veterans are experiencing homelessness than are routinely exiting homelessness at any given time. According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness ((USICH) 82 communities and 3 states have ended Veteran homelessness. Functional Zero is a well-coordinated and efficient community change system that assures homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring and no Veteran is forced to live on the street. This means that every Veteran has access to the supports they need and want to avoid staying on the street and move quickly to permanent housing.
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United Patriots Alliance Presents "Stand for Freedom"
- By Press Release
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