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In the News


August 2019

Article published in the Statesville Record & Landmark about CHA’s partnership with Iredell-Statesville Schools to meet the mental health needs of local students.


We need YOU! Drop in to find out more about foster care, our agency, and the requirements to become licensed. All types of families are welcome!   Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Drop-in anytime between 5:30-8:00   Children’s Hope Alliance 60 Livingston Str… Read more »


Congratulations to newly graduated Professional Parents from our most recent class in Cornelius. Each of these wonderful individuals completed training to be Foster Parents with Children’s Hope Alliance. They graduated from CHA’s Professional Parenting… Read more »


Thank you so much to the Dale Jr. Foundation for caring about the children we serve, and for your generosity! And thanks to EarthKind for partnering with us to spread Easter cheer to many children in need at Children’s Hope Alliance. The baskets brough… Read more »


Many thanks to the 37 students from Lee’s-McRae College who spent their annual Mountain of Service Day with us on April 10. They helped with organizing donation items, writing notes of encouragement to our kids, and tidying up around both Grandfather H… Read more »


Community members and partners joined Children’s Hope Alliance for a Silent March April 6 in North Wilkesboro to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Join us @ Grandfather Home for Easter Sunrise Service!

Our annual Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held on Sunday, April 1st at sunrise on Resurrection Hill at our historic Grandfather Home campus in Banner Elk. The service will be led by local pastors of different denominations, and free breakfast… Read more »

Leadership Transition at Children’s Hope Alliance

October 4, 2017 – Barium Springs, N.C. – Children’s Hope Alliance, one of North Carolina’s largest and oldest child welfare agencies, announced today that President and CEO John Koppelmeyer has left the agency to pursue other interests, and longtime se… Read more »

Community Easter Sunrise Service At Grandfather Home Campus

You’re welcomed to come to our Grandfather Home campus in Banner Elk this Sunday for a special Community Easter Sunrise Service. This yearly event is one of our great traditions, and the service will be led by local pastors.      

Grants Provide Funds For Required Data System

November 8, 2016 – Barium Springs, N.C. – Eight North Carolina foundations joined with Children’s Hope Alliance to purchase an online data system, which exceeds the new expectations from the State of North Carolina. By next year, the state will require… Read more »

CarMax Foundation Gives Back with $10,000 Grant

The CarMax Foundation is joining Children’s Hope Alliance in the drive to provide a safe, healing journey for hurting children and families – creating hope now and in the future. The country’s largest used car retailer promotes education, youth leaders… Read more »

WNC Upcoming Events & Services

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Western North Carolina   UPCOMING EVENTS GIVING THEM HOPE ANNUAL BREAKFAST:  The third annual Giving Them Hope Breakfast for WNC children & families in need will be held on April 23rd, 2015.  For more information o… Read more »

Homemade Bears for our Children

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Wilkesboro, NC   The ladies from Piedmont Federal in North Wilkesboro have spent the last few months collecting supplies and making these handmade bears for children in our care for Valentine’s Day. When asked why the gro… Read more »

Thank You, Agape Faith Church of Statesville!

Friday, January 23, 2015 Statesville, NC Big Group is a monthly gathering for the children at Barium Springs.  A volunteer group provides a meal for the children and staff and everyone gathers to eat and enjoy each other’s company.  The group or a staf… Read more »

Why We Do This Work

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 We love when we hear from those who have been in our care and want to share their experience with our agency.  Below is something that a past youth shared with us recently.  This is truly why we do this work! “I will always… Read more »

Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 As we reflect on 2014 we want to say THANK YOU to all of our supporters that give at any capacity – those that give financial support, in-kind items, food, help around our offices by giving their time.  Each of you are a gi… Read more »

Santa makes appearance in WNC

Thursday, December 11, 2014 For Christmas two of our programs, Reclaiming Futures and Smoky Mountain First In Families, had an event in Jackson County with Santa and many local children from Western NC attended. Gifts were donated from including books,… Read more »


Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back.  It takes place the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  If you would like to join the #GivingTuesday movement at Barium Springs, click here to give a gift. No… Read more »

3rd Annual Old Geezers Food Drop Off

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Concord, NC We hope you will come out and support the children and families of Barium Springs!  The Old Geezers will host their 3rd Annual Food Drop-Off for non-perishable food.  Click here to download a flyer. When:  Novemb… Read more »