Edelweiss House Update
We have a lot going on at Edelweiss House. We had a personal meeting with Archbishop Charles Thompson and he gave us his blessing and he extended his good wishes for our continued successes. We also spoke with the Executive Director of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religions to contact congregations of Sisters that may work well with Edelweiss House. The possible hold-up is a lack of sisters. We walk in faith kncwing that God has The Plan,just as He has led us for nearly 25 years (since 1997), and we are praying that with God’s grace, we will be connected with a Congregation of Sisters to continue caring for little children as Sr. Pat set out in our Edelweiss House Mission.
Please pray with us as we discern God’s plan in this transition.
Finally, we would like to thank our many dedicated Volunteers. They are indispensable.
P.S. As some have inquired … yes, our bills still come-in during this time of transition, please help as you can.
Updates to follow as God leads us.
Welcome to Edelweiss House
We are a not-for-profit, non-denominational 501 (c) (3) Corporation.
Federal Tax ID# 35-2018572
Every Child counts and Children deserve a future.
Sing like nobody’s listening; Dance like nobody’s watching and Give like a CHILD is depending on you . . . because they are.
Edelweiss House, Inc.:
· Is an alternative to the state welfare system.
· Works with Families whose relatives and friends are unable to reach out give that helping Hand.
· Biological Parents maintain full custody.
· Volunteer Families (after being screened extensively) open their homes to children and much like an extended family member.
· Children stay typically 4 – 6 weeks (or as long as needed) . . . as long as the parents are making a concerted effort and progress to provide a safe and stable home for the children.
· Children are typically ages 4 – 9; we do, however, have Volunteer Families who help with children who are younger.
· Our ultimate goal and commitment is to restoring/reuniting the Family.
Jesus said to help them: By helping us help Kids you help our town, community, our World.
You are following the Words of Jesus to help these little ones. So, and help in whatever way you can.
YOU WOULD MAKE A GREAT VOLUNTEER!
Volunteers are God's Word in Action and give good example to KIDS. You can be a part of IT! We truly need your help. As a Volunteer, everyone can pray each day for our Mission!
Interact with Kids: Games, Crafts, etc. Prepare/freeze casseroles, etc. Plant, Tend Garden, Flower beds, Mow, Weed Trimming. Clean Houses, Windows, Man-Cave, Barn. Mending, Laundry. Repairs around the houses (inside/outside). Spread the word, Circulate fliers. Give talks to churches, clubs, organizations and so much more!
Think you have what it takes?
Do you have that internal desire to help children in their time of need?
We would LOVE to hear from you!
Use our Contact page and contact us today!
HERE'S HOW TO HELP
WHAT CAN I DO?
There are many ways you can assist us here at Edelweiss House. Whether it be helping the children or even helping us on the grounds with maintenance and some of our projects …we would love your assistance!
MAKE A DONATION
There are many ways to donate to Edelweiss House. A simple donation, monthly donations, Funeral donations, Stocks and more options are available and we have made giving really easy for you!
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
Volunteers are always needed here to assist us in helping the children. Would like to become a Host Family here? Perhaps you have weekends you can help make a child feel safe & make great memories?