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A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

When children don't have the opportunity to heal from the trauma they've experienced, the unaddressed effects are enormous. Trauma affects a child's brain development. Their subsequent emotional and educational challenges can threaten their potential as a productive adult and they are at risk to experience major medical health issues. The Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act seeks to identify children who have experienced trauma and provide immediate support.

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Experiencing the Meaning of the Season

Experiencing the Meaning of the Season

The Cornerstones of Care Gift Gallery – a long-standing tradition on our Gillis Campus – allows parents we serve to shop for gifts for their entire family at no cost. This year, its legancy continued as 1,304 gifts, plus items to meet basic needs (coats, hats, clothing, diapers, etc.), were distributed to 564 individuals from 178 families. Kiara and her five children were one of those families.

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The Real Meaning Behind the Season

The Real Meaning Behind the Season

While you enjoy all the sights, sounds, and festivities of the most wonderful time of the year, don't forget the real meaning behind the season - helping others. Experience the joy that only comes from sharing it with others.

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A Letter From a Teen Girl in Foster Care

A Letter From a Teen Girl in Foster Care

"I have been waiting for a family for a long time and if I can have a family I will be the happiest kid in the world. I love the people here but I think I am ready to start a new chapter of my life." Read one letter from a 14-year-old girl in foster care to her potential and future foster and adoptive family.

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Behind the Scenes: Holiday Edition

Behind the Scenes: Holiday Edition

As the holidays approach, our Donor Relations Specialist Kristen Zucht provides some insight on what it is to be a professional elf.

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