Year: 2018 Articles

Oklahoma: Austin faces life’s challenges

Oklahoma: Austin faces life’s challenges

Every young person who leaves foster care has to overcome challenges to become an independent adult. At 19, Austin has had more than his fair share. In the stretch of just a few months, the young man moved out of his foster home, found a job, underwent open heart...

Annual T.O.U.G.H. Run set for Oct. 27

Annual T.O.U.G.H. Run set for Oct. 27

Youth Villages Georgia is hosting its second annual T.O.U.G.H. Run October 27 at 9:00 a.m. at the Inner Harbour Campus near Atlanta, Georgia. The race course goes through 3.1 miles of natural, wooded setting. It will challenge participants physically while allowing...

Birthday Heroes let kids know people care

Birthday Heroes let kids know people care

For many kids, their birthday is one of the most exciting days of the year. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for Youth Villages’ children. For children receiving help on our residential campuses, birthdays can serve as a painful reminder that they are not...

Van Gogh in the classroom!

Experiential, innovative, just plain fun...All good words to describe classrooms at our Inner Harbour Campus in Douglasville, Georgia. Here a volunteer with Arts Now leads a discussion of Van Gogh and using

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