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Instilling Hope for the Holidays

Published on December 29, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the Uncategorized Category.

You see, during my 2 years living at Riverport Scholar House I experienced one side of Adopt a Family, but this year I had the opportunity to learn how much actually goes into the process of making sure Santa finds over 400 FSH children.

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The Gift of Giving Back

Published on December 14, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

Family Scholar House gave me the opportunity to pave a successful path for me and my daughter. It can be a lot of pressure going to work, managing school full-time, paying bills, etc. The last thing I had time or money for was Christmas gifts.

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The Future is Bright

Published on November 29, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

We start each board meeting hearing from a participant. This provides an opportunity for our board members to interact with individuals we serve and hear how FSH has impacted different families. You don't have to be around Valissa long to know her future is bright. Check out Valissa's letter to FSH and all those that support our mission.

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Published on November 16, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

Over the years, Family Scholar House has given me more support than I could have ever imagined. From participant to now full-time staff member, I'm grateful for everything that FSH has enabled me to do as a student and mother. Encouraging me to do anything and everything I can put my mind to while taking care of my son.

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Candy, Costumes, & Community

Published on October 29, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

We work to provide our scholars with a little bit of magic. Reverse Trick-or-Treating is so much more than candy. It is a tradition at Family Scholar House which builds our community, shows how much our extended FSH family cares, and allows our kids to be kids (and our parents to share in the joy)!

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Find Joi In Your Journey

Published on October 12, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

My time as a residential participant at FSH was brief but it was only the beginning of my journey with the FSH family.

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