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The Tale of Two Families, Part 3

The Tale of Two Families, Part 3

Faith, Hope & Charity

The previous two posts in this series, you learned how the needs of two ordinary families led to the creation of Faith, Hope & Charity, a residential care facility for children with special needs. To learn more about the many services currently offered at their state-of-the-art home, visit

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The Tale of Two Families, Part 2

The Tale of Two Families, Part 2

Faith, Hope & Charity Residential Care Facility

In the first post in this series you met Rose and Mary, two mothers who made a big difference in their small Iowa town. Their efforts began in the mid-1960s when they needed assistance caring for their special needs daughters, Brenda and Becky.

Small Beginnings

The solution to their puzzle came in three pieces

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The Tale of Two Families, Part 1

The Tale of Two Families, Part 1

Faith, Hope and Charity Home

A few weeks ago, during a visit to Storm Lake, Iowa I toured Faith, Hope & Charity , a residential care facility for children with disabilities. This impressive facility serves 32 children, ages 3 – 18, in four homelike wings.

Fascinating History

But what fascinated me most was the home’s history

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What is Arts for All?

What is Arts for All?

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Kids and sidewalk chalk go together, don’t you think? But throw a wheelchair or a walker into the mix, and it becomes almost impossible for some kids to enjoy this childhood delight. Now, thanks to Dwayne Szot, children with disabilities can enjoy sidewalk chalk and a whole lot more.

Dwayne Szot

Dwayne

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Meet Jolene

Jolene Philo is a published author, speaker, wife, and mother of a son with special needs.

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