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

When Jack* arrived at Cunningham six years ago, he struggled with trust and building relationships with others. Many of our youth often find it...
Last spring, Jessica Fullilove, a former Cunningham youth, invited our Chaplain Gay King Crede to her graduation from Northern Illinois University...
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We congratulate Martina Harvey Harris and Papa John's which we honored and recognized at our 2022 Board Appreciation Luncheon. Outstanding Alumni...
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A highlight of the year is our Annual Meeting/Board Appreciation Luncheon!   American poet and Nobel Prize winner Mary Oliver once said, “...
Wondering what to buy for the special people in your life? We can help! Supporting while shopping! For a second straight year, we are delighted to...
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They came.They saw.They conquered. An amazing 238 people registered for the 2nd Annual Be a Hero 5K and boy were they fun! We saw Wonder Woman—...
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"You survive because the fire inside burns brighter than the fire around you." This is Jayy’s* favorite quote. He first heard it from...
The beginning of a new school year is often exciting for young people, but for our youth, a new school year can bring out nerves and anxiety. That...