Looking Back as We Look Ahead

  • January 4th, 2022
  • By Pathway Caring for Children

2021 A Year in Review: All thanks to support from YOU!

2021 was a great success all thanks to your continued commitment to help children and families be resilient!

  • 485.5 hours were dedicated by 88 volunteers who helped plan fundraising events, assisted with clerical responsibilities, and made Pathway kids feel valued!
  • 2 successful fundraising events were hosted all to benefit Pathway kids! These included an Online Auction and our Annual Clays for Kids Event.
  • 14 Northeast Ohio Counties were served through 5 Pathway locations in Canton, Cleveland, Millersburg, and Sebring, OH.
  • 161 children slept soundly in Pathway foster homes.
  • 19 new foster homes were licensed with 27 MORE in the process of becoming certified.
  • 86 active foster homes provided unconditional love, care, and stability for children and teens.
  • 25 children have been adopted since January 2020 AND 15 more are in the process of being welcomed into their forever homes!
  • 30 teens discovered personal strength and confidence at TRUST Camp in July!
  • 970 children, teens, and families received counseling services including group support, Family Empowerment, and case management resources.
  • Over 350 School-based students in 6 school districts know they can count on their Pathway counselor and case managers.
  • 31 students in 3 schools participate in the NEW Positive Youth Prevention Program.
  • Over 1,000 personal conversations about “It’s OK Not to Be OK…AND It’s OK to Talk About It.” All to end the stigma of reaching out for mental health care.

…in 2022 will YOU continue to provide HOPE?

  • YOU can help teens who need counseling right now. You can inspire teens as they discover hope and potential for their lives to be different, experience success, and grow in their confidence.
  • YOU can encourage foster families to be determined, creative, nurturing, and to show the children they welcome into their homes unwavering stability.
  • YOU can be the difference. The difference between a child feeling lost and hopeless, and knowing there is hope for the lifelong journey of adoption.