Children’s Home

 

What started as an orphanage in 1908 is now The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home. With its main campus in Enterprise and its Youth Ranch in the Panhandle, the FUMCH makes a difference in the lives of abused, abandoned, neglected and dependent children by providing a better life for them. Children living in one of the 14 houses on the main campus in Enterprise range from 5 to 17 years old. Boys and girls are accepted without regard to race, creed or national origin. They attend either the on-campus school or public school during the day, returning home to the 100-acre campus after school where they receive physical, emotional, social and spiritual support. The Home provides residential care, therapeutic group care, foster care, emergency shelter care, independent living assistance and a community child care center.

How YOU can help:

Personal Touch:
  • Pray for a child, a home, house parents, leaders
  • Write letters of encouragement for children
Share Resources:
  • Give a monthly offering. Every 5th Sunday special envelopes are in the church bulletin. You can also give online through the church website.
Showing Up:
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer at the Thrift Store (click here)
  • Assist with School Projects
  • Assist with Parties
High Impact:
  • ADOPT A COTTAGE. We are excited to announce that In 2019 we will spend one evening at the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home with the children in their environment for an evening of celebration and fun. There are a total of thirteen cottages and our goal is to “adopt” all of them on the same date. We will cook dinner, play games, and get to know the children. House parents will be there for support. To meet our goal, we need between 52-67 volunteers which is between 4-5 volunteers per cottage. Time commitment (which includes drive time) is 5:00 PM—9:00 PM. Families are welcome and encouraged to participate. We are working on an evening in January or February 2019.

 

November 17: Assist in Resale Shop

January 12: Assist in Resale Shop

Adopt a Cottage