Inspiring Stories

Meet Isabella

Adoption

Ashley, Kirk and Isabella officially became a family in December 2019.

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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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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 Patricia

Residential Treatment

Patricia doesn�t remember having friends as a child. After her parents died in a car accident, she and her older brother grew up with their grandmother, who raised them as best as she could, despite debilitating health issues. Patricia was more of a caretaker than a child.

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Meet Brandon

Residential Treatment

Brandon's story starts with hardship, but ends with hope thanks to his time living at the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes."I had trouble growing up," Brandon said. As the second oldest of nine children, with both his parents working, Brandon felt his needs were not met as a child. From a young age, he was responsible for managing household chores...

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Meet Shafika

Residential Treatment

Shafika's parents divorced when she was an infant and eventually lived in abject poverty with her mother and two sisters. She became defiant and...

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