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                    What is Homes for Hearts, Incorporated?

     Homes For Hearts, Incorporated is a private, non-profit organization that was created in June, 2002.  It is comprised of twenty directors and many “friends of the children”. Homes for Hearts, Inc. is designed to assist foster children from the Burke County area .  Fundraising projects, grants, and corporate and private contributions enable Homes for Hearts, Inc. to provide monies for various activities and needs.  Monies are used exclusively for foster children in custody of Burke County DSS .

 

Our Mission Statement

The purposes of this corporation are as follows:

1.  To support and assist foster and adoptive children in the custody of Burke County Department of Social Services.

2.  To provide support for educational programs that will enhance services for foster and adoptive children and their families in custody of Burke County Department of Social Services.

3.  To assist with the location of and to secure any and all services that will benefit foster children in the custody of the Department of Social Services.

4.  To aid in the establishment and support of any and all programs and organizations that will enhance the quality of life for foster children in Burke County and their families.

5.  To advocate policies which promote stable, permanent homes for all Burke County foster children in a timely manner.

6.  To educate the community regarding the dire need for safe, loving homes that will allow children to stay within their communities, where possible and that will meet the physical and cultural needs of all children.

Monies raised are used to fund:

Sport Camp,
Religious Camps
Dance classes, karate, etc. that will assist with self-esteem issues
Prom expenses
Graduation expenses such as invitations, cap and gowns, pictures, class ring, etc.
Tutoring, mentoring, educational supports
Christmas, Birthdays, and other Special Occasions
Foster Care Christmas Party