Five Questions Every Donor Should Ask

Charity Navigator (CN), America’s largest independent charity evaluator, recently published a list of five questions every donor should ask before making a charitable gift. Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) is pleased to share its answers to CN’s questions.  We hope this will inspire you to make a gift in support of our ministry. 1.  Does (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…)

Why I Volunteer – Lynn Parsons

  How did you hear about PCHAS and how did you get involved? I first heard about PCHAS through a mailing I received. I remember being struck by PCHAS, an organization that acts as the hands and feet of Jesus Christ. I hoped that I could contribute to PCHAS in some way in the future. (Read More…)

Tiffany

Congratulations to our 2016 highschool and college graduates!   What year/grade did you graduate from PCHAS’ care? What high school? I graduated in Spring 2013 from Waxahachie Global High School. In two years, I was able to graduate with my Associate’s Degree even before I got my high school diploma! Global’s partnership with Navarro College (Read More…)

Lamine

  Congratulations to our 2016 highschool and college graduates!   What year/grade did you come into PCHAS’ care? 7th grade. Age 12. What are your plans after graduation? I will attend Weatherford College. I plan to study science, geology in particular. Are you currently employed or have you been in the past? No. I am (Read More…)

Paschal

  Congratulations to our 2016 highschool and college graduates!   What year did you come into PCHAS’ care? I came into PCHAS’ care at age ten; I was in the fourth grade. What are your plans after graduation? I will go to Austin Community College to earn my Associate’s degree, then I’ll transfer to University (Read More…)

Brekiyia

Congratulations to our 2016 highschool and college graduates!   What year did you come into PCHAS’ care? 2014. I came to PCHAS during my freshman year. What are your plans after graduation? I hope to go to college. If I don’t get into college, I will look for a job. What are your interests outside (Read More…)

Allison

Congratulations to our 2016 highschool and college graduates!   What year/grade did you come to PCHAS? 2013, I was in Ninth grade. What are your plans after graduation? I will attend Weatherford Community College. I will focus on psychology and business. Are you currently employed or were you employed in the past? If so, where (Read More…)

Why I Give: Jill Foote

How did you hear about PCHAS? My aunt and uncles, when they were children, received excellent care at the Itasca Group Home. Before he passed away at the age of 94, my uncle celebrated being the oldest former Itasca resident. What stands out most to me is the tremendous love and care that my aunt (Read More…)

Single Parent Family – Meet Nicole

Many of us see a homeless person – alone – on the street. And it’s heartbreaking. Most people don’t realize that single mothers with children comprise the largest homeless population. These women are struggling to care for themselves and their children. For some, it’s a Herculean task. That’s why PCHAS created its Single Parent Family (Read More…)