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April 9, 2019

A creative dabbler finds a life mission teaching Minnick students with autism

My name is Kimberly Icard, and I have no idea what I want to be when I grow up! Granted, I’m 31 years old, so one could argue that I am grown up, but I’ve never been someone with a clearly defined path in life. I tend to dabble in various hobbies and community groups, […]

January 29, 2016

Finding canine companionship… at school

Shay, a student at Lutheran Family Services of Virginia’s Roanoke Minnick School, plays on the floor with Bella, an AKC therapy dog owned by Mark and Sybille Nelson, members of St. Philip Lutheran Church, in Roanoke. The Nelsons and their dogs make regular visits to the school, giving students a chance to relax and buddy […]

August 19, 2014

A brilliant conversation about the urgent needs in foster care

Our very own Nina Marino, Director of Treatment Foster Care and Adoption, joined the July segment of Virginia Conversations to shed light on the urgent needs in foster care and how you can help! Listen now!

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