Thornwell Life | 2019 Volume 3

This issue of Thornwell Life features stories from the annual Foster Care Conference, this summer’s Momentum program, and a Strengthening Families success story. The newsletter also shares stories of hope…

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Thornwell’s Third Annual Foster Care Conference

More than 125 people joined us for a day of community-building, training, and fun! Among them were current Thornwell foster parents and prospective foster parents, along with foster parents from…

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Make Your Money Count

        The Benefits of Giving Your Investments to Thornwell When you make a gift of your securities or bonds to an organization like ours, you benefit in…

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5 Labor Day Family Fun Ideas

1. Give a History Lesson It’s important for our children to understand the meaning of the holidays we celebrate. Take a few minutes to refresh your mind and share some…

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3 Ways to Start the School Year Right

The start of a new school year brings a lot of emotions and change. Adjusting to it all isn’t easy, but there are three simple ways to make the transition…

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A New Year with a New Outlook

by Rev. Elliot M. Smith, President A couple of weeks ago, you met my friend Tyler. He’s starting school this Fall as a new boy because friends like you so…

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5 Steps to Strengthen Your Family

  Depending on their age, children have different abilities when it comes to listening and following directions. With this in mind, teaching children how to recognize and communicate their emotions…

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3 Valuable Lessons from SCDSS

We are in one of the biggest shifts in child welfare that the United States has ever known, especially in the State of South Carolina. Special guests South Carolina Department of Social…

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They Are Not “Out There”

Written by: Harris Murray There is a phrase that helps put into perspective my own whining, especially when it is, in all honesty, quite petty.  “Nothing to wear,” is one…

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