Stories and Media

Stories and Media

Our stories of hope.

We all want the same things—love, security, connections—but we haven't all had the same opportunities.
 

At Cunningham Children’s Home, we give hope to those who need it most—youth who face serious emotional and behavioral challenges related to mental illness, neurological deficits, pervasive developmental delays, or autism. We love to share stories about our kids and the progress they are making and our wonderful staff who care for our youth.

 

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Latest News and Stories

Remember the words of St. Francis of Assisi: "It is in giving that we receive." Giving can mean so many things. Today, on Giving Tuesday,...
Seventeen-year-old Hadley* doesn’t have a very long attention span. While she starts a lot of projects, she often doesn’t finish them....
We are sorry to interrupt the season of pumpkin spice everything, but at Cunningham Children’s Home we’re already thinking about...
When Scott* reeled in a nice catfish, it was hard to tell who was more excited: Scott or his fishing mentor Will Kirkpatrick. "It’s a...
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Shantel, a lifelong member of the Champaign-Urbana community, has always taken pride in considering herself a hard worker. But here she was in her...
Nothing quite says summer like taking in a major league baseball game. "It was the BEST day ever and the Cubs even hit a grand slam!"...
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On a recent Sunday at Mansfield United Methodist Church, a woman approached me in between worship services and handed me an old photograph. It was a...
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We are to love everyone, no exceptions. This was the message the Reverend Lisa Wiedman wanted our kids to take from her visit to Cunningham Children...
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