Praise

A resident passed the HiSET, earning a high school equivalency diploma.

A resident and her baby were unharmed in a recent auto accident.

No illnesses or virus to date for any residents or staff.

Protests in the streets by RHM DSM remained peaceful.

A church group served RHM Carlisle by repairing a fence and completing yard projects.

The Valley Disaster Relief team removed storm-damaged tree limbs at RHM Carlisle (donated!).

A generous financial contribution was made by an individual who received unexpected funds.

A contributor doubled the impact of their gift through their employer’s matching gift program.

ZeroRez provided pro bono carpet cleaning services at the Carlisle Home.

A volunteer donated time on a hot day to plant flowers outside our office.

An individual, unaware of our need for one, donated a refrigerator to our Carlisle Home.

God has provided a quality new team member to be our Program Director; introductions shortly!

Several staff members have enjoyed some well-deserved vacation time this summer; Back-Up House Parents have stepped up to offer coverage for the homes.

 

Prayer

Health for our current residents, babies, and staff amid this pandemic.

That the hearts and spirits of our residents will be uplifted.

Relationship-building between our House Parents and residents.

A second resident is seeking a vehicle to purchase.

An alumna who has made the loving choice to place her baby for adoption.

Transition and onboarding of our new Program Director.

Pray for Volunteer needs (link): drivers, donation organizer, and office custodian.

Staff need: House Parent Assistant (Des Moines) Staffing need (link).

As God leads, our Board desires to add additional members to their team.

For Board Member Carmine Boal’s complete recovery from a stroke.

Staff as they engage and work together; for continued unity and effectiveness.

As a result of recent growth and a tight economy, new financial support is needed.

Wisdom in deciding whether our fall Fundraising Banquet will be virtual or an in-person event.