Why We Give


Meet the Marshalls! As Presbyterian ministers, David and Joan Marshall were no strangers to Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services, and our mission to serve children and families in need. They shared former Executive Director, Jim Thurman’s passion for helping children and their personal connection with the agency deepened as a result. Over the last 16 (Read More…)

Congratulations to Our Graduates!


As the month of May winds to a close, we are very proud to see two children in Transitional Living graduate from high school. Shondra, 18 and Chris, 17, each came to PCHAS in need of healing, guidance and security. While Shondra had initially been resistant to services and aggressive, with reading skills greatly below her (Read More…)

Therapeutic Mentoring Cultivates Breakthroughs


By therapeutic Mentor, David Hermanson: “I first met with Peter about one year ago. He is a seventeen year old young man who lives with his mother and father. When I walked into their house for the first time and sat down with Peter and his mother, he seemed very nervous and was rocking back (Read More…)

You Shop. Amazon Gives.


  Creative Ways to Support Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services So many of us love to shop online, and when it comes to online shopping, Amazon.com has cornered the market. That’s why we became part of their Amazon Smile program. Amazon Smile was created so that online shoppers like you would have the chance to (Read More…)

Countdown to Give STL Day – May 5th


What Can YOU Do in One Day? A nationwide day of online giving gives you the opportunity to see just what we can do, and you can do – in just one day. For 24 hours beginning at midnight on May 5th, 2015, more than 100 communities across the country come together for one BIG Day (Read More…)

PCHAS Takes Part in Give STL Day May 5


“We did it before, we’ll do it again!”  This is the battle cry for this year’s second annual, Give STL Day on May 5. $1.1 million dollars were raised last year, with well over 500 area non profits taking part in the nationwide initiative inspiring communities to support their local non profits who add so much (Read More…)

A Happy Home for Six Siblings


Not long ago, our Foster Care Case Management team was given the tremendous task of managing foster care for six brothers and sisters ranging in age from 3 – 12 years old. The children were no strangers to abuse and neglect after growing up in a family riddled with domestic abuse, a history of violence, (Read More…)

PCHAS Turns Blue to Promote Child Abuse Prevention


As part of the national Child Abuse Prevention month this April, PCHAS executives and staff and are donning blue every Friday throughout the month to help promote more awareness and attention for the cause. We have also created our own ‘Pinwheels for Prevention’ pinwheel garden to further gain awareness for this cause, and our mission to (Read More…)

Pentecost Offering Bulletin


Pentecost Offering Bulletin    

Sport BLUE April 10! Support Child Abuse Prevention Awareness this April


April was officially made the national awareness month for Child Abuse Prevention in 1983. This year, April 10 is the official day to wear blue in support of the awareness needed for this troubling, nationwide issue.  Join us as we challenge our staff, supporters, community and friends to wear blue April 10, and every Friday throughout (Read More…)