Inspiring Stories

Meet Penny

Residential Treatment

As a toddler, Penny knew all too well abandonment and pain. Penny experienced 20 different placements during her young life. Her journey...

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Meet Oliver

Adoption

"Oliver is the greatest adventure of my entire life. I love seeing this little boy pulling my folded clothes out of the laundry basket...Oliver is one happy child. He is a social butterfly. He loves church and the choir..."

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Meet Wilbur

Residential Treatment

Wilbur is the only KyUMH alumni from our first Louisville campus to visit the Nicholasville campus!

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Meet Leslie and Ronnie

Residential Treatment

When 10-year-old Ronnie learned that his parents had been killed in a car accident, he went into shock. His younger siblings Billie, Vickie and Leslie were now relying on him. "My parents taught me to take care of everyone," he says. "I remember going to bed that night and asking God, 'what is gonna happen to us?'" Ronnie said. "And I can't explain it, but a calming presence came over me."...

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Meet Tina

Independent Living

Tina arrived at the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes (KyUMH) very guarded. She had good reasons. She suffered from emotional abuse from her mother and physical and sexual abuse by her father as young as four years old...

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Meet Jackie and Kathy

Residential Treatment

Twin sisters Jackie and Kathleen felt unwanted by their family after being sent to KyUMH, but God had a better story for them.

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