Campership

A Team Approach

Thanks to you, Kathy has a team to lean on.    “I thought that I could handle everything,” Kathy said with a sigh. “I’ve been a Special Education teacher for 25 years…but when you’re in the middle of a family crisis and trying to handle it all, it’s overwhelming.”    Kathy describes a chaotic year

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Mini Milestones

Thanks to your support, 10-year-old Samuel* has opportunities to be successful.    Katherine* embraces the joys and challenges of being a mother. She and her husband raised five biological children who are now adults living on their own. They now have seven adopted children ages 6-17 at home. All seven children have been through the

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“I’m so grateful!”

When Jodi was in crisis, she reached out for help. Thanks to you, Highfields was able to step in and stabilize her family.    Jodi has four amazing children under the age of 15 and all have special needs.    “Before we started working with Highfields, we were unable to go to the store, go

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Finding Opportunities

Children with special needs have many challenges to overcome, and need extra care. Thanks to your support of Highfields, children like Lilly and Alden have more opportunities to help them learn and grow.    Rachel and her husband are raising two children with special needs. Lilly is 9-years-old and is diagnosed with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Oppositional

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Aidan and Isis Went to Camp!

   At just 3 years old, Aidan exhibited mental health issues that affected his speech, behavior, and development. Now age 7, he is diagnosed with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, a childhood condition of extreme irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts.    “Aidan can be violent and destructive, but also sweet, caring and loving,” said Debbie,

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Coaching On and Off the Court

Thanks to generous donors at our Golf Outing, our residential students participated in one week of basketball camp! Maurice Benson from Games Solid Skills Training took the opportunity to coach the boys in more ways than one.    “One of the most influential people in my life was my basketball coach in high school,” said

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Healing the Hurt

When Kelley and John’s adopted daughters showed symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, they wanted to do whatever they could to help them heal. Now thanks to your support, they are getting the resources they need.    Kelley and her husband John opened their home to provide foster care for children. They were caring for two

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One Happy Camper

Imagine raising three children; one with special needs. Your child needs constant supervision. You aren’t able to take a vacation with your family because it’s too difficult to find proper care. You’re overwhelmed, exhausted, and constantly busy. This is how Jennifer felt every day for the past 16 years…until Highfields stepped in to support Jennifer

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