Inspiring Stories

Meet Terry

Residential Treatment

Terry spent his childhood desperate for affection. He felt no love at home from his mother who was an alcoholic and drug addict...

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Meet Miles

Adoption

Miles' family only grew when we was adopted.

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Meet Erin

Adoption

Erin was one of the first children adopted through our Mary Kendall Adoption Program. Read her perspective on her experience as an adopted child here.

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Meet Davaunte

Residential Treatment

In spite of a difficult childhood, Davaunte's resilience has motivated him to lead the next generation of KyUMH youth. Davaunte grew up in a full house with six brothers and one sister. His parents struggled to manage their most unruly children, using drugs to escape...

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Meet Brandon

Residential Treatment

Brandon's story starts with hardship, but ends with hope thanks to his time living at the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes."I had trouble growing up," Brandon said. As the second oldest of nine children, with both his parents working, Brandon felt his needs were not met as a child. From a young age, he was responsible for managing household chores...

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Meet Isabella

Adoption

Ashley, Kirk and Isabella officially became a family in December 2019.

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