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Denise’s Success

Denise Boney is living proof that love and support can dramatically change the course of a child's life. She was 5 and her sister, Vnette, was 8 when they were removed from their home because of abuse and neglect. They were placed with a Methodist Home for Children foster family, the Boneys, who lovingly adopted and raised them. In December, with years of financial assistance and mentoring from MHC, Denise earned a bachelor's degree in health … [Read more...]

Remember Our Children!

As you count your blessings this Christmas, and the names on your shopping list, consider a gift that will brighten a child’s life in the holiday season and beyond. • Honor a loved one with a Christmas donation to Methodist Home for Children in his or her name. Click here to make a secure online gift. You can also call 888.305.4321, ext. 305, or e-mail jcooper@mhfc.org. Your generosity will help babies who come to us with nothing ... toddlers … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Certified Staff

Congratulations to 14 foster care and in-home services employees, who’ve shown through rigorous testing and certification that they are adept in our model of care and equipped to train others. … [Read more...]

November is National Adoption Month

We celebrate adoptions year-round, but since November is National Adoption Month, we thought we'd honor the occasion by introducing you to Marqael. Marqael Moss will wake up tomorrow in a safe place, surrounded by people who love him and take care of him. He will have breakfast, he will go to daycare and, when he returns, the same people will open the door to welcome him home. On weekends, there will be trips to the beach, to a friend’s house … [Read more...]

Tuna Run Teams Net $3,000+

View photos here | Wesley's Midnight Runners and Hauling Tuna for the Homies on Facebook | Thank you and congratulations to "Wesley's Midnight Runners" and "Hauling Tuna for the Homies" for great finishes in the Oct. 18-19 Tuna Run 200 from Garner to Atlantic Beach. They were two of 60 teams running the overnight relay, and they raised more than $3,000 for Methodist Home for Children. "Hauling Tuna" finished in 33 hours and 2 minutes and … [Read more...]

Foster Parents Needed

Methodist Home for Children is looking for loving foster parents in Central and Eastern North Carolina to care for children and sibling groups who’ve been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. Counties of special interest are Wake, Durham, Lee, Dare, Pitt, Martin, Green, Chowan, Johnson and Wayne. All children need a loving family and a safe environment. You may be the answer for a child who has neither. Children who have been … [Read more...]

2013 | 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...]

Newly Certified Staff & Families

Congratulations to 11 staff members and two foster families who’ve shown through rigorous testing and certification that they are adept in our model of care and equipped to train others. … [Read more...]

2013 | Epicurean Winners

VIEW EVENT PHOTOS | Congratulations to the Wilmington Convention Center and chef Scott Frazzetta for winning the Copper Kettle, Best Appetizer and Best Taste awards at our Aug. 22 event. The top dish was a seared scallop with champagne creamed spinach and saffron risotto. Best Appetizer Silver went to TheatreNOW; Bronze went to Fish Bites Seafood Restaurant. Best Taste Silver went to Hilton Wilmington Riverside; Bronze went to Pine Valley … [Read more...]

A Case for Education: Do the Math

One of our recent college graduates says HELP namesake Vic Hackley will "drop some wisdom" on students anytime he gets the chance. Perhaps his best chance each year is at our HELP Luncheon for MHC students who qualify for higher-education financial aid and mentoring. We thought we'd share Hackley's 2013 message to our students as they prepare to go back to school. Here, he makes the numbers case for getting an education. The prize, he says, is … [Read more...]

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