Inspiring Stories

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 Isaiah

Community Based Services

Growing up as an immigrant in America was difficult for Isaiah. His mom was left to raise a 2-week-old and 5-year-old in a...

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Meet Nikki

Community Based Services

Nikki grew up in poverty with no mother. She faced domestic violence and sexual assault, and found escape as a teenager through drugs and...

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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 Celie

Independent Living

Celie's painful childhood made her an angry, resentful teenager, but KyUMH gave her keys to succeed and her dream job working with kids like her.

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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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