Houston Marathon: Running in Support of PCHAS Children and Families

Becca Thompson, director of accounting for Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) says she’s not a runner. But last year, Becca decided to stand with PCHAS children and families by running in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on their behalf. “Running the half marathon seemed like a good challenge, and a good way to let (Read More…)

North Texas Giving Day!

Support PCHAS on North Texas Giving Day Sept. 22, 2016 By Sara Newell PCHAS is changing lives every day, and we are grateful that with the generosity of supporters  we were able to help more than 3,400 kids and families last year. This year we have a new and exciting way you can help support (Read More…)

The Houston Marathon!

If you or anyone you know would be interested in running the 2017 Houston Marathon, please consider joining our team. We are raising money for Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS). Here are the top 10 reasons you should run for PCHAS: Raise Awareness…..Running for PCHAS is not all about fundraising – it also helps to (Read More…)

Upcoming PCHAS San Antonio Luncheon!

Join us for our upcoming San Antonio Hope for the Children Luncheon Event! This years theme is “Paint the World You Want to See”. For more information on our San Antonio Hope for the Children luncheon event, please contact the below representatives. Thank you for your interest in helping children and families in need. Allison (Read More…)

PCHAS Expands Adoption Services!

New locations increase reach and ability to assist birth mothers and adoptive families across the state. Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) will expand its adoption services to new locations in Texas including Austin, Dallas and Wichita Falls. Before now, PCHAS adoption services were coordinated out of PCHAS’ Houston office. The expansion coincides with the (Read More…)

Upcoming PCHAS Dallas Luncheon!

Join us for our upcoming Dallas Hope for the Children Luncheon Event! This years theme is “Paint the World You Want to See”. For more information on our Dallas Hope for the Children luncheon event, please contact the below representative. Thank you for your interest in helping children and families in need. Sara Newell, Senior (Read More…)

Celebration is in the Air

On September 17th Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services will host two celebrations. In Itasca, from 2-4 p.m, the Itasca Group Home program will celebrate several improvements to its campus with an informal reception and dedication.  Friends of PCHAS are cordially invited to tour the renovations and enjoy fun games and refreshments with the campus’ staff (Read More…)

David’s and Jamie’s Story

When David was 12 years old, he and his eight-year-old sister, Jamie, were removed from their home by Child Protective Services and placed in a temporary shelter. Wise beyond their years, David and Jamie knew deep-down that the shelter was a safer place to live than with their parents, who were dealing drugs out of (Read More…)

The Calder’s Story

“Through a wonderful program called foster-to-adopt, my husband I became foster parents to two wonderful boys who we eventually adopted. I’ll never forget that day that Thomas came home to us. This beautiful, sleeping boy was emotionless – no crying, smiling, no emotion whatsoever. Undoubtedly he’d been disappointed by every adult he’d known up to (Read More…)

Why We Give – Les and Brenda Staples

How did you/your church learn about PCHAS? We learned about PCHAS at First Presbyterian Church in Ft. Worth’s “Presbypalooza” event.   How long have you/your church been serving this ministry and in what capacities (volunteer,projects, monetary donations, etc.? Since we learned about PCHAS, we have been supporting the agency with monetary donations.   What makes (Read More…)