“Want to see my home?”

I know I have mentioned a lot about the kiddos and their families I’ve encountered. However, I also want to be sure to share these things as well: The Shelter: the cots and the small area surrounding them became their home I remember when I was playing with one...

Deep Bonds and Relationships

The adventure continues… Tuesday evening I arrived in Fayetteville, NC. During my last flight, I was on a very small plane, throughout the flight I had a long conversation with an elderly lady sitting next to me. She shared that she was coming back home for the first time...

Deployment Alert: Hurricane Matthew

We have a Certified Child Life Specialist and child life student deploying with our partner, Children’s Disaster Services, to Fayetteville, NC to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.  This particular disaster has been extra complicated to get services into for many reasons, so we are excited to start serving!...

Hurricane Matthew Deployment Update

Our partner, Children’s Disaster Services is still on stand-by with the Red Cross for potential deployment.  Thank you to the CDS team that was ready and prepared to deploy already!  They have not been sent out yet at this point.  As of right now, the needs are continually being...

Can You Respond?

There is potential for a significant need to help children affected by Hurricane Matthew.  If you are certified with our partner, Children’s Disaster Services, please consider your availability to deploy and email the CDS office with that information: Kfry-miller@brethren.org. NOTE: If you recently trained in Tampa, FL or Kalamazoo, MI, send...