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Not an Orphanage

Whenever I talk to someone about Sarah’s Covenant Homes for the first time, there are certain things that I’ve come to expect. I expect a lot of questions. Questions about who we are, what we do, and why we do it. I’ve also come to expect that I’ll have to, at some point, correct a misunderstanding or two. One thing that seems to come up every time, almost without fail, is a conversation about the word “orphanage.”

After listening to me explain how SCH is a organization of homes for children with special needs who have been abandoned, it’s only a matter of time before the “o” word creeps into the conversation. More times than not it’s brought up because whoever I am talking to is just trying to better understand this amazing ministry. “So it’s an orphanage?”

Not exactly...