PCHAS Celebrates Foster Care Awareness Month

Foster Care Website Banner Collage

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month and all month long, PCHAS staff have been spreading the word about foster care services and the need for more foster and adoptive parents. We also have been sharing insight into the challenges that foster children face. Most children in foster care must overcome overwhelming odds to find (Read More…)

Manning the Marathon Gatorade and Water Stations

Houston Marathon Donna

The first time I attended the Houston Marathon was five years ago.  I was and still am the marathon’s Charity Administrator for PCHAS, one of the marathon’s Preferred Charities. At the time, I didn’t know very much about the race; I had not met the many supporters who run for PCHAS and raise money. After (Read More…)

CONGRATULATIONS Tiffany Yarber!

Spring 2015 Graduates Tiffany

Group Home Campus: Itasca College: Trinity Valley Community College Major: Veterinary Medicine   Below is a questionnaire from recent High School Graduate Tiffany Yarber: When did you come into PCHAS’ care? November 2012 What are your plans after graduation? I would like to be a Veterinary Technician and work with large, small and exotic animals. (Read More…)

I Ran For PCHAS!

Houston Marathon Shavana

Set goals for yourself. That is what I have taught so many of my clients to do. I work with families in crisis, and creating mutually agreed-upon goals is a very important part of the process. Little did I know that I was about to embark on a goal of a lifetime for myself. I (Read More…)

CONGRATULATIONS Shea Raftus!

Spring 2015 Graduates Shea

  Shea Raftus will graduate in May from Stephen F. Austin University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. He is an avid sports fan and LOVES to talk about sports, and cheering for his favorite teams. Shea hosted the KSAU radio sports show for three semesters during the school year. He also was a (Read More…)

PCHAS Welcomes Volunteers!

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Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services’ Foster Care Program welcomes volunteers for Super Saturday, a special training day for foster parents in our Foster Care and Adoption Program. Super Saturdays also provide the foster children with a day filled with fun and games. A small group of the children need and receive one-on-one attention. Helping the (Read More…)

PCHAS Dedicates Renovated Youth Center on the Itasca Campus

Dedication Game Center

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services’ Itasca Campus dedicated its renovated Youth Center Sunday, April 12.  The whole campus, staff, Home Parents, children, administrators and a special donor and their family all gathered to worship and dedicate the new facility which features a wide-screen projector television, couches, pool table, ping pong table, air hockey table, a craft room and (Read More…)

Support PCHAS While Shopping!

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There are many ways to donate, and now donating can be as simple as shopping for the things you need! PCHAS now accepts donations through Amazon Smile and also continues to accept donations through the Randalls Good Neighbor Program. Please click on the program image below to learn more about how each of these programs (Read More…)

Support PCHAS While Shopping Online at Amazon!

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PCHAS is proud to join the AmazonSmile program, a simple and automatic way for you to support PCHAS while shopping online at no additional cost to you. All you have to do is shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to PCHAS. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, just choose (Read More…)

Support PCHAS While Shopping at Randalls!

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Did you know that you can support Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services every time you shop for groceries at Randalls? Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services participates in the Randalls Good Neighbor Program, which has already generated more than $12,600 for PCHAS so far! Here’s How it Works When you use your Randalls Remarkable Card, 1% (Read More…)