A song is just a song… until it’s not – until it morphs into an anthem that grabs hold of time and space and compels you to shout it out from the depths of your heart and lungs.
She came to us in spring, all hard edges and armor. Battle-scarred and ragged by life on the home-front – every look and posture a conflicting cry of “I don’t like you” and “please see me.”
There was once a young prince who desperately wanted to be adopted by a family who would love him and be his forever. Having spent three years in foster care, his heart yearned for a permanent mother and father, but his desire could not be.
We all get so few chances with our kids to step out of the ordinary, out of the day-to-day sameness of breakfast, school, work, homework, dinner, chores, bed, repeat. Sometimes, at ACH, we only get one.
WHEN you get in a fender-bender at age 18 in the car you worked for three years to buy only months after you got it….WHEN you’re thankful no one was hurt and the damage doesn’t seem that bad…
Note: Amounts are subject to final audit to be completed in December 2019. When completed, a copy of the Audited Financial Statement will be available on request Amarillo Children’s Home’s business office.
*Resulting from market fluctuations, these gains cannot be spent to cover operations, but contribute to ACH’s long-term stability.
**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 2019 fiscal year – July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019*