A Christmas Thank You

Methodist Home for Children is thankful to the individuals, organizations and businesses that helped make this a merry Christmas for our kids: Individuals Lisa Cherry, Krysta Wilson, Chelsea Walden Cassandra Cranston Bobbi Creech The Delfinos Family The Edmund Family Michelle Finlayson Joey & Jennifer Garris Brandon, Monica & Brianna Guimond The Hardwick Family The Leff Family The Lee Family The Loose Family Catherine … [Read more...]

Bishop’s Parting Gift

In honor of Bishop Alfred Wesley Gwinn Jr., who retired in August, congregations of the N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church donated $32,200 to Methodist Home for Children through 1K FOR 1KID. The offerings were collected at Gwinn's request and help provide annual care for 32 children. MHC must raise $1,000 for each child in care to cover unfunded services he or she needs for one year, whether that's for counseling, housing, food, … [Read more...]

2012 | Epicurean Photos

The Epicurean Evening photos are in! Thanks to everyone who made this a memorable and successful evening for Methodist Home for Children. | Click here to see all photos. … [Read more...]

2012 | Epicurean Winners

VIEW EVENT PHOTOS | Congratulations to chef John Sedlak and Hilton Wilmington Riverside for taking home the Copper Kettle and Best Appetizer Gold awards at Epicurean Evening 2012. The winning entry was a braised brisket taco with avocado-lime crema, lettuce and radish; Moroccan chicken b'stilla with preserved lemon and cilantro in phyllo cup; amaretto mascarpone-stuffed strawberries dipped in dark chocolate. Best Appetizer Silver went to Cameo … [Read more...]

Chasing Dreams, By Degrees

Each summer Methodist Home for Children celebrates new graduates and students in its Hackley Education and Learning Program. Known as HELP, the program provides financial support and mentoring to qualified students who’ve been through foster care, adoption and residential services. Veronica Armstrong, UNC-Greensboro, is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in international and global studies. She earned an associate  degree in criminal … [Read more...]

MHC Names New Board Members

The Methodist Home for Children 2012-13 Executive Committee has been named and six members elected to the Board of Directors, effective July 1, with four-year terms expiring in 2016. Four members are new to the Board of Directors: Donna Banks of Durham is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and newly appointed superintendent of the Heritage District in the N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church. She served as senior … [Read more...]

Employee Excellence Awards 2011

Methodist Home for Children employees put in long hours to give a brighter future to children who need loving, structure, guidance and support. More than 220 staff members work at MHC to provide services—from early childhood education to foster care and adoption to family preservation. Among them, four were recognized with 2011 employee excellence awards. Congratulations to the winners of our Employee Excellence Awards. Read what their … [Read more...]

A Winter’s Tale: Guardian Angels & Record Gifts

God calls us to help the least among children—the forgotten, the lost, the abused and the neglected. At Methodist Home for Children, we do this with gifts from a loyal network of supporters. Every gift is a blessing, and every year we are honored and humbled by the generosity of our donors. We offer special thanks this year to the people who supported A Winter's Tale. The Feb. 4 event raised a record $226,000 for Methodist Home for Children … [Read more...]

2012 | A Winter’s Tale Photos

The photos are in! Thanks to everyone who made this a memorable and successful evening for Methodist Home for Children. | Click here to see all photos. … [Read more...]

Under-Served Children Get Mental Health Care

Methodist Home for Children serves children who have mental illness/severe emotional disorders and underlying developmental disabilities such as autism. A new report from Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) points to a dire need for more services like these in North Carolina. DRNC Report in The News & Observer  |  Day Treatment and Mental Health Group Homes Specialized Treatment Changes A Child's Life  |  Spring 2011 … [Read more...]