Annual Report 2018

To restore the identity of children, so they can realize their great value and be a blessing to others.


WE BELIEVE

WE BELIEVE in who our kids can become.
WE BELIEVE they each have unique value and purpose in this world; a value and purpose that is given to them by their creator.

Back in the day…


“Back in the day,” José* was a fourteen-year-old seeking to become a man in the only way he knew how: caught up in the world of dealing drugs, hanging out with the wrong people, doing the wrong things and getting into trouble. Thankfully, José is no longer “back in the day.

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WE RISK

WE RISK relationship. WE RISK time. WE RISK energy.

All of these WE RISK because WE BELIEVE in who our kids are destined and created to be.

Time for Maria…


When Maria* came to Amarillo Children’s Home with her two siblings, Jorge* and Olivia*, we had no guarantee of the amount of time we might have with her. Just as with every child that comes to us, we could have years or mere months.

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WE FIGHT

WE FIGHT against these voices of the past because WE BELIEVE in who our kids truly are.

When THEY SEE in themselves what WE BELIEVE about them it is CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION.

Living on the streets…


After a time of living on the streets, someone at the Salvation Army connected James to CPS, who found a short-term place for him at Catholic Charities Emergency Youth Shelter.

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WE EXPLORE

Each child is unique with unique needs and abilities. Because of this, WE EXPLORE.

WE EXPLORE what and how to reach each child, helping them become the fullest versions of themselves – Realizing their Great Value and Being a Blessing to Others.

Ruby was floundering.


Ruby was floundering. All of her Family Teachers’ attempts to help her were failing. What do you do with a teen who’s depressed, acts out and refuses to participate in life?

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WE DO.

In the day to day – in our words – with our actions – with our time – WE DO.

Through the day to day, we change a child’s life and cause generational change.

Two years ago…


TWO YEARS AGO ON HER 14th BIRTHDAY: She was married off by her family to a man over twice her age. LAST YEAR, ONE MONTH AFTER HER 15th BIRTHDAY: She was brought to us by Child Protective Services, a serious little adult, sweet but solemn and fearful.

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CAMPUS FAMILY FINANCIALS

Yearly Fun Facts

Gallons of
Milk

1456

Boxes of
Cereal

988

Loads of
Laundry

8164

Rolls of
TP

6500

Gallons of
Gas

12584

Tubes of
Toothpaste

624

Hours of
Carpool

4316

Number of
Showers

17680

Doctor
Appointments

1144

Hours of
Therapy

2028



Note: Amounts are subject to final audit to be completed in December 2018. When completed, a copy of the Audited Financial Statement will be available on request Amarillo Children’s Home’s business office.

*During FY2018, ACH benefited from market gains on investments. Therefore, they cannot be spent but help provide stability for ACH.

**Foster care contracts require a high level of administrative reporting directly impacting our administrative costs.







*Thank you to all of our donors. Listed above are those who gave greater than $250 during our 2018 fiscal year – July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.*

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