One of the under-recognized perceptions—and truths—about the young people we serve is the incredible number of innate gifts they possess. This spans across a wide spectrum of both potential and already-on-display talents.
We're excited to share the successes and challenges of the past year through our 2020 Annual Report.
"Painting is a relief for me," he says. "It helps me find a better place to rest my mind. Instead of keeping all the negative energy in me, I put it all on canvas."
In these faith-testing times, if a child of poverty, homeless, with absolutely nothing to her name can choose to be a beacon of hope, how could I fail to make the same choice?
Despite all the brutal violence that he endured in his fight for justice and equality, John Lewis believed in the power of forgiveness and reconciliation.
Humana has announced a special $60,000 gift to provide 24/7 comprehensive care and support to over 200 homeless youth and children at Covenant House during the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Maybe we should expect to see more than 250 young people at our door… 275 or even 300? How many youth and children will be with us on Christmas Eve?"
As I prayed this morning, I asked God: "What are you calling me to do today?" Often, the “stuff” of the day – and my own humanness – blocks out my ability to hear God answer. Today, however, I sensed God was calling me to listen.
"In contrast to the selfishness, injustice, and inequality of the world around us, our 'Cov Community' is centered around supporting one another and empowering those less fortunate to be and achieve their best."