Care Portal Meets Urgent Needs During Crisis

July 2020 · Foster Care / Adoption, Hi-Lites, Ministry News

Headed for an appointment across town with two little children in the back seat, the last thing Carolyn needed was car trouble. Yet, that’s what she got. Ever since she volunteered to provide kinship care to her 3- and 4-year-old relatives, she’d relied on that car to transport them to doctor appointments, visitations, and case management meetings. Now she had no vehicle. And though she works full-time, the repair costs were way beyond her means. She relayed her predicament to her Saint Francis case worker, who submitted a needs request to CarePortal, and within hours a local church stepped up to pay for Carolyn’s car repairs.

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Woman on porch with hand-sewn masks

85-year-old woman sews 1,400 masks, supports Saint Francis

July 2020 · Donor Stories, Hi-Lites, Ministry News, Nebraska

Darlene Miller will be 85 years old in August. She has spent much of the last few months of her 84th year tucked in behind her sewing machine, making more than 1,300 masks for the Grand Island, Nebraska, community where she lives. In fact, her masks have been shipped throughout the state, and some landed at Saint Francis offices where they were gratefully received for children, families, and employees.

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crisis response fund

Support for Urgent Services Needed

July 2020 · Coronavirus, Foster Care / Adoption, Hi-Lites, Ministry News

The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented shift in how Saint Francis Ministries approaches the services we provide for children and families. Impacts from the pandemic unfolded over several months in the communities where Saint Francis works, and the organization expects to see long-term challenges. With an initial focus on supporting staff and clients in staying safe and healthy, Saint Francis has begun to develop new ways of serving children and families.

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Hi-Lites 2020: Winter

March 2020 · Hi-Lites, Newsletters

Nebraska and Texas expand, Guatemala Partnership, All You Need is Love, New Collaboration, Love is What Drives Them, Transitioning Family First, Borderlands Conversation, A Place to be Still, New Adult Program

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Hi-Lites 2019: Fall

October 2019 · Hi-Lites, Newsletters

Social Justice Program, Foster Family of the Year, HOPES Project, Moran staff visits The Mount, Texas & Nebraska News, U.N. Designation, KidzKamp, World Refugee Day, Employee Spotlight. Hi-Lites 2019 Fall edition is available for download.

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Hi-Lites 2019: Spring

June 2019 · Hi-Lites, Newsletters

New Brand Revealed, Saint Francis at The Mount, Services begin in Gulfport, MS, Secure Care Launched, A Place for 'Bubby', KYAC Youth Conference, General Convention, Mthr. Susanne Serves, Outstanding Appointment. Hi-Lites 2019 Spring edition is available for download.

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Hi-Lites 2018 Fall

November 2018 · Hi-Lites, Newsletters

New Brand Revealed, Saint Francis at The Mount, Services begin in Gulfport, MS, Secure Care Launched, A Place for 'Bubby', KYAC Youth Conference, General Convention, Mthr. Susanne Serves, Outstanding Appointment. Hi-Lites 2018 Fall edition is available for download.

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Hi-Lites 2018 Spring

April 2018 · Hi-Lites, Newsletters

Years of Dedication, National Adoption Day, A Fresh Start, A Boy’s Life Changed, Hope Knows No Borders, Couple Expands Family, Development Council. Hi-Lites 2018 Spring edition is available for download.

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