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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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What Losing CHIP - The Children's Health Insurance Program - Means to a Single Mom

What Losing CHIP - The Children's Health Insurance Program - Means to a Single Mom

Melissa is a single mother to two young children. Her daughter and son are two of the 87,790 children covered by CHIP in Missouri, and are at-risk of losing their health insurance if CHIP is not renewed. Read our Q&A with Melissa on what CHIP means to her family.

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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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Re-enacting Conflict in the Trauma Triangle

Re-enacting Conflict in the Trauma Triangle

Any time we enter into conflict, there are three common roles – each with manipulative behaviors – that we often quickly fall into. When practicing trauma-informed care, we call these roles the Trauma Re-enactment Triangle. Learn about the roles, and how you can escape the trauma triangle.

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