Blount Youth Home for my son

We need you again, friends!  My son, JT, is now 12 years old.  When he was 10, we had to send him to Blount Youth Home.  He struggles with a mood disorder that causes much behavioral and emotional problems.  We had addressed this at home  for many years and to be honest, I burned out.  I have two other beautiful daughters who were not getting the care they needed because my son was taking all I had and more. The Blount Youth Home is a beautiful farm with horses, chickens, goats, a fish pond and even a plot of land each child gets to garden.  There are up to 15 other boys from 10-16 years old living there.  They have a school there for him as well.  He spent one year there thanks to many of your generous gifts.  After the year, we brought him back home prematurely.  But the financial strain and the strain on my heart being away from my son, led us to try once again to have him at home.   We have seen much improvement like diminished emotionally angry outbursts, but after 6 months realized that he still needed the 24/7 care and attention he was able to receive at BYH.  He has been there since Sept 2015.  He is off all his medications which is a wonderful improvement.  But he still has much maturing to do.  He learns discipline and proper behavior training but more importantly, he is safe and can let his heart heal.  He is getting weekly therapy to address the anger in his heart.  I am so thankful to God for leading me to this home.  They do not take insurance and so I am responsible for paying his monthly expenses of $1500 for the next 12-18 months that he will be there.   We have met this need so far but really need help so he can stay the full term.    If you can give a monthly gift or a one time donation again, any amount would be so appreciated and helpful.
If you would like to write a check, you can make it out to The Blount Youth Home and mail it to me at 1025 Glenharbor Circle. Winter Garden,FL 34787
Thank you friends for all your support and prayers these many years.

Theresa Stiteler

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 50 mos
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    • $100 
    • 51 mos
  • Lisa Camacho Szeto 
    • $100 
    • 51 mos
  • Dave and Marcia  
    • $100 
    • 74 mos
  • Don & Be Schafhauser 
    • $100 
    • 74 mos
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Organizer

Theresa Stiteler 
Organizer
Winter Garden, FL
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