Mikayla is a Living Symbol of Hope as She Pays it Forward

  You wouldn’t know it today, but as a small child, Mikayla endured her mother’s death, father’s incarceration, and the passing of a loving grandfather who cared for her. At…

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Lindy Scott Awarded Outstanding Achievement in Human Services

If you know anything about Thornwell, you know Lindy Scott. She’s been a leading contributor behind the organization’s staying power and mission to build strong families. If you know anything…

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Growing Stronger

The Strengthening Families program gives countless families the tools, resources, and confidence they need to thrive in uncertain circumstances—COVID-19 and otherwise. Single mom Erica and her 7-year-old daughter, Isabella, are…

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Thornwell and The Church Partner to Serve Those in Foster Care

Your generous spirit has inspired a community of support that’s taken the heart of Thornwell into cities across the Southeast! For 145 years, we’ve served as an extension of the…

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Thornwell Life | 2020 Volume 2

This issue of Thornwell Life features a COVID-19 update and our 2019 in review. The newsletter also shares stories of hope from our Strengthening Families and Building Families programs, our…

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A Prayer Devotional for Foster Families

We are facing unprecedented times.   In fact, we have more in common with children in foster care than ever before. You can imagine now what it’s like to be a foster child – without control, isolated from everything that’s…

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How to Take Care of Yourself

For the third and final blog in our series, we’re focusing on you! We know that COVID-19 is not an ideal season, but God is with us and is walking…

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Support Families in Your Community

Every April, we recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month, and in this season, it takes on an even deeper meaning. Stress levels are rising due to school cancellations, work closings, and more,…

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Coronavirus Update

These are unprecedented times. Our lives and daily routines have been fully disrupted by the current COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, our commitment to serve children and families in need remains steadfast….

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