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Construction begins on new phase of affordable, specialized housing at Union Village 

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Construction has begun on six new tiny cottages at Union Village on the Presbyterian Home for Children’s campus. The new phase expands housing options for those who are blind, deaf, deafblind or multidisabled in partnership with the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. The second phase will feature 16 tiny cottages (two 475-square-foot cottages per…
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Sporting Clays for Children held in October

The Presbyterian Home for Children hosted their annual Sporting Clays For Children at Selwood Farms in Alpine on Oct. 29. Bird Dog Sponsors were Add Source Group LLC, Harmon Dennis Bradshaw, Inc. and First Bank of Alabama. Our Shooting Stand Sponsors were Lighthouse CPA and Coosa Valley Electric Co-Op. Selwood is the oldest sporting clay…
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The Home gives blankets, food to children in Wilcox County

The Presbyterian Home for Children continued our outreach mission work in Wilcox County on Nov. 4 with a blanket and food giveaway during a fall festival at F.S. Ervin Elementary School in Pine Hill, Alabama. The giveaway was a partnership with Mentoring In New Dimensions *M.I.N.D.* Even though the weather was unseasonably warm that day,…
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Children enjoy PHFC’s Fall Festival

The Presbyterian Home for Children hosted a Fall Festival on campus on Friday, October 21, for children attending our private school Ascension Leadership Academy. Activities included hayrides, sack races, food and a petting zoo.

PHFC alumnus Marcus Flowers returns Home

A special alumnus of the Presbyterian Home for Children returned Home on Wednesday. Marcus Flowers, who lived at the Home from 1988 to 1993, toured the Home’s private school, Ascension Leadership Academy, and caught up with social workers from his time at the Home 30 years ago during a special visit to Talladega on Wednesday….
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PHFC Thrift Store opens in new, larger location

The Presbyterian Home for Children opened the new Thrift Store on Oct. 13 in a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony hosted by the Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce. After more than 30 years in its current location on the Home’s campus, the new thrift store moved to a 20,000-square-foot storefront in…
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Alumni Day draws dozens back to Home campus

Dozens of alumni returned to the Presbyterian Home for Children campus in Talladega on July 16 for the annual Alumni Day festivities. Alumni of all ages gathered at Weatherly Hall and the gym to reconnect with friends and former caregivers and with the campus grounds that meant so much to them during their time of…
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Felicia Ayers Storey recognized as one of Alabama’s Top 50 Over 50

Felicia Ayers Storey, Vice President of Program Operations and Services for the Presbyterian Home for Children, will be honored on July 21, 2022, at The Club in Birmingham for being named a member of the 2021-2022 class of Top 50 Over 50 by Positive Maturity Inc. Since 2014, Positive Maturity in Birmingham, Ala., has recognized…
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PHFC hosts Sweet Home Soirèe on April 2

The Presbyterian Home for Children (PHFC) hosted its Sweet Home Soirée on April 2 at The Club in Birmingham and has two more Soirée galas set for Huntsville and Mobile. Several hundred supporters gathered for PHFC’s signature Soirée in Birmingham, which featured a plated dinner, live jazz music and silent and live auctions. The Birmingham Soirée marked the first the Home hosted the gala since the pandemic started…
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PHFC President speaks at Trussville Day Break Rotary Club

Doug Marshall from Presbyterian Home for Children in Talladega, Alabama joined Trussville Day Break Rotary Club on Wednesday to share the good news about how the Home provides a place of healing, a path filled with hope, and a way to a brighter future to at-risk children and families from across the State of Alabama….
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