December 13th, 2018
First-grader Deon couldn’t sit still. He couldn’t stop disrupting class. He couldn’t read at grade level. He couldn’t write.
That’s how his teachers knew him: as the boy who couldn’t.
Elk Hill 2018 Annual Report
November 9th, 2018
Spring Garden Girls Become “The Best Version of Themselves”
May 27th, 2018
The girls at the Spring Garden Group Home have experienced almost unimaginable trauma in their young lives. Most have been the victims of sexual abuse; many have also suffered physical or emotional neglect.How does Spring Garden empower these young women who face so many challenges? Staff simply meet them where they are. They acknowledge that their experiences are part of their history, but reassure them that their past will not dictate their future. “We teach […]
Elk Hill 2017 Annual Report
March 19th, 2018
Sometimes we wish we could wave a wand and instantly erase all the challenges Elk
Hill’s children face. We can’t, of course. We can’t fx their lives, or take away the pain
they’ve experienced — but we can, and do, give them an opportunity to move forward.