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Article published in the Statesville Record & Landmark about CHA’s partnership with Iredell-Statesville Schools to meet the mental health needs of local students.
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 »
The community celebrated this Easter Sunday with our traditional sunrise service at our Grandfather Home campus in Banner Elk.
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.
Children’s Hope Alliance is excited to announce that planning is well under way for our annual conferences in the Winston-Salem and Franklin regions! These annual conferences offer a wealth of information for adoptive and foster parents, along with a d… Read more »
Aug. 24, 2018 Statesville, NC – Iredell County Parks and Recreation Department announces the plan to purchase facilities and adjoining land located in Barium Springs. Iredell County and Children’s Hope Alliance are excited to announce a long-term partn… Read more »
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 »
Home Run On Wheels will be RV’ing their way across the country, and catching games at all the major league ballparks. Their mission is to partner with children’s organizations to raise awareness about the need for foster parents across the country. Hom… Read more »
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 »
July 12, 2017 – Barium Springs, NC – The Statesville Country Club made a $3,355 gift to support the children and families of Children’s Hope Alliance. The funds were raised at the Augusta Classic Show & Shine car show last month. Brian Bauer, State… Read more »
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.
January 27, 2017 – Barium Springs, N.C. – The Statesville Convention and Visitors’ Bureau made an honorary donation to Children’s Hope Alliance to honor a retiring board member. Phil Hazel, Chair of the Statesville Convention and Visitors’ Bureau, and… Read more »
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 »
October 7, 2016 – Barium Springs, N.C. – An extension of the Carolina Thread Trail was officially opened through the Barium Springs campus of Children’s Hope Alliance. The new section extends from downtown Troutman across the historic Barium Springs ca… Read more »
September 30, 2016-Barium Springs, NC: A $1,500 grant from the Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge will be used to help individuals with traumatic brain injuries or developmental disabilities who qualify for our High Country First In Families (HCFIF) progra… Read more »
The Children’s Golf Classic has been a staple event in the North Carolina High Country for a quarter century. The two-day event features an open bar dinner and auction on Monday, September 26th, followed by breakfast, a captain’s choice tournament and… Read more »
Children’s Hope Alliance is pleased to announce that it has received a $30,000 grant from The Leon Levine Foundation to expand its Treatment Alternatives for Sexualized Kids (TASK) Program by opening a second three-person office in Mecklenburg County…. Read more »
Barium Springs, N.C. – Children’s Hope Alliance (CHA) has received $500 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents. Children’s Hope Alliance will use the gift to help feed youth in group five homes in Stat… Read more »
Children’s Hope Alliance received $65,000 in grant funding to renovate the basement of the newly opened Hawthorn Heights shelter in Bryson City. The program moved to a much larger, 3,200 sq. ft. ranch on a full basement in Bryson City at the end of las… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »