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Financial integrity earns the Home a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

The Presbyterian Home for Children (PHFC) has again received a top rating for operational excellence and integrity from the nation’s leading evaluator of charities.   The Home, located in Talladega, earned a coveted Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, a designation achieved by only one in four charities. After an extensive evaluation, the Home earned high marks…
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Collector donates vintage NASCAR cars to PHFC Thrift Store 

Len Hephner found a way to combine his passion for two Talladega institutions – Talladega Super Speedway and the Presbyterian Home for Children.   Hephner, who lives with his wife Jackie on Wiss Lake near Gadsden, donated almost 200 vintage model cars to the Home’s Thrift Store, where they are for sale right now. Many of…
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The Home announces new Executive Committee for 2024

The Board of the Presbyterian Home for Children approved its Executive Committee for 2024.   The Talladega-based Home is one of the few organizations in the state caring for Alabama’s homeless boys and girls, along with their female caregivers in its Secure Dwellings Program. PHFC also serves teenage girls who have been subject to extreme trauma…
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The Home joins Synod of Living Waters

The Presbyterian Home for Children has been approved to join the Synod of Living Waters in a covenant relationship that expands support for the Home into Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky. In the covenant, the Home and the Synod will strengthen the Home’s mission to provide caring and therapeutic communities for children and families in need,…
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Union Village featured in national publication

Presbyterian Women of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), featured a generous gift they made to the Presbyterian Home for Children in a national publication they produced about their Annual Mission Fund. Presbyterian church members throughout the nation give to the Thank Offering and Birthday Offering, and Presbyterian Women distributes gifts from those funds to deserving organizations,…
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Presbyterian Home for Children announces leadership changes 

The Presbyterian Home for Children has announced several staffing changes, including the retirement of its Vice President of Operations and the creation of the position of Vice President of People, Culture and Administration.   Claude “Bud” Kitchin, the Home’s Vice President of Operations, announced he will retire later this winter but will stay on in a part-time consulting role on…
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PHFC CEO Doug Marshall featured in podcast

Doug Marshall, President and CEO of the Presbyterian Home for Children, joined Samford University marketing student Noah Letcher for a podcast recently to share the heart of the organization, its mission, and the incredible impact it has on the lives of children, youth, young adults, and families.  The Presbyterian Home for Children is a beacon…
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PHFC mourns the passing of former president Rev. Benjamin Booth

The board, staff and supporters of the Presbyterian Home for Children are mourning the recent passing of Rev. Benjamin Stephen Booth, who was the Home’s president from 1981 until his retirement in 2001. Booth died at his home in Mentone on Nov. 21 at the age of 89. Before he became the Talladega Home’s tenth…
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Carl Martin named Director of Finance and Operations

Carl G. Martin has been named Director of Finance and Operations for the Presbyterian Home for Children in Talladega.  Martin previously served as the Home’s Manager of Development and Donor Relations since 2021. He also serves in the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley of the Presbyterian Church (USA) as a Commissioned Ruling Elder and a…
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PHFC, AIDB dedicate new tiny cottages at Union Village

The Presbyterian Home for Children and the AIDB Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind held a dedication ceremony on Sept. 13 for the addition of six tiny cottages at Union Village on our campus. It was a beautiful September day to celebrate Union Village, which is a permanent supportive housing community for individuals who are…
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