Category: Outcomes

Never doubt your IMPACT! The holiday season may be over, but the positive impact that Children’s Bureau’s Hope for the Holidays donors have had on families really does teach and inspire.  Here are some thank you notes we received from families who were touched by our donors’ generosity this holiday season:

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Children’s Bureau is built on the belief that giving kids the chance to succeed creates stronger communities. We typically serve more than 40,000 children in over 20,000 families each year. Whether you share your time, expertise or finances, your support is vital. Will you join us in our mission?

Children’s Bureau, Inc. received notification that they have been reaccredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA). This 4 year accreditation attests that the Children’s Bureau meets COA’s highest international standards in delivering the best quality services to children and families throughout Central Indiana. In addition, Children’s Bureau was expedited through the Pre-Commission Review Report (PCR)…

The sixth annual Children’s Bureau Cornhole Tournament, organized by CB’s Young Professionals Advisory Board, was the group’s best fundraiser to date, generating $10,000. Penske Chevrolet was the host venue for the second year in a row, and WTTS 92.3 was on site with a live feed. A record 48 teams signed up to play in this year’s bracket, which was…

These excerpts come courtesy of the Umps Care Charities newsletter that features our own CB employee, Cadence “Zoe” Cottom. Do you have any advice for others who can relate to your journey? Being in foster care and being adopted makes you different than other kids. But I never saw this as a bad thing. I…

We were so pleased to receive a very creative special delivery today from Oaklandon Unitarian Universalist Church. Congregants focused specifically on women’s health as a justice issue and spent a “Service Project Sundays” creating three dozen hygiene kits for teen girls staying in our shelter. Each bag contained an encouraging, handwritten note along with soap,…

Representatives of Children’s Bureau and Walmart Foundation will celebrate the Foundation’s generous grant of $50,000 for the children’s shelter located at the Gene Glick Family Support Center. A check presentation will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Walmart leaders and members of the press are invited to attend this informational celebration and tour of…

This story was submitted by Nicole Woodard of our Community Partners program serving Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties. James and Ruth Ann have been raising two of their grandsons, Wyatt and Rylee, since birth. James has worked in the construction industry since he was a teen. But this year James learned that he…

This family lost everything to a fire in late September 2015. Mother had a full time job at a local restaurant and had taken a rare weekend off work to drive her two children to see their grandmother in Kentucky. While there, she received a call from her apartment manager. Her apartment had been broken…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. is proud to announce six newly appointed members to its Board of Directors. Each new member will serve a three-year term to support Children’s Bureau’s mission of protecting kids and preserving Indiana families. “Each of our new board members brings a diverse skill set to the table, and we are looking forward…