May
16

May 12, 2017 – Branson, Mo. Wanda Durant came to town and announced to everyone she represented the “harvest.”   Indeed, the prayers of her grandmother and mom helped her to establish a solid platform she could depend on, even when the times got tough raising two boys alone.  “Never quit”, was a reoccuring theme in her keynote address May 12th at the annual Honoring our Mothers dinner.  Wanda captivated the audience with her warm personal style, and engaging conversational style talk.   Read More

Come Learn About Us!

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May
1

Informational meetings are slated for:

May 4th – Jefferson City, Mo.  

Woodcrest Chapel 3600 Country Club Drive Jefferson City, Mo.  7 – 8 pm — light refreshments Karen Stone [email protected]


May 9th  Ponca City, OK    7 pm

4th Street Clubhouse – South Side 1500 S. 4th Street, Ponca City, OK 74601, Karen Wiseman at [email protected]  –

 

March
8

March 8, 2017 –  Branson, Mo.  CEO, Cindy Shorey shares, “We are elated to announce the Caring People will soon be opening chapters in Oklahoma!”  On board to lead the effort in Oklahoma, Karen Joy Wiseman joins the team as the second Program Representative for the Caring People.  Karen will be responsible for introducing the model to area churches in cities throughout Oklahoma. Read More

RTTL REGISTRATION OPEN!

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January
25

January 25, 2017 – Branson, Mo.  Run to the Lights 2017 is now open for registration.  New for 2017…..tiered pricing! Pre registration begins now through April 30th.  Adult is $40.00 and a child (4-12) participant is $15.00.  Register at runtothelights.com as soon as possible!

Wanda Durant

January
11

Branson, Mo. – January 12, 2017 – The Caring People is pleased to announce Ms. Wanda Durant as our guest speaker at our Honoring Our Mothers dinner, May 12, 2017 at the Chateau on the Lake. Honoring Our Mothers seeks to celebrate Mothers from all walks of life who have achieved great success in life and work.   Wanda, mother of NBA great Kevin Durant, will share her life experiences raising two sons as a former Single Mom. Read More

Comfort to the Elderly

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January
11

 

“Blankets and Fellowship” from the Caring People’s Single Moms to the Residents of Golden Living Center

January 7, 2017 – Branson, Mo. When JoDee Herschend began the Caring People over twenty years ago, she could have had no idea of the impact within our community that the organization would have. The Caring People reach out with love, support, and prayer to over 500 Single Moms in thirty-six Care Groups throughout the Midwest and in Central America. However, these Single Moms and the Caring Women who minister to them don’t keep all of the love to themselves! Read More

Year end giving

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December
12

Thanksgiving and Christmas aren’t always the easiest for Single Moms and their children. Their are so many struggles a Single Mom must endure at Christmas all with a smile on her face, and in her voice.  No mom wants to disappoint her children at Christmas. Already this Christmas many of the Single Moms we care for have been blessed by special gifts, and events throughout our TCP chapters. Thank you to all those who are helping to make a difference in the life of a Single Moms.  Year end giving is particularly important as we seek to fill in the gaps for so many moms this time of year. Help us reach more in 2017. EVERY GIFT COUNTS, most  gifts are tax deductible.  Please call our office at 877-CARE-525  should you have any questions regarding gifts of stock, online giving, volunteering your time, or providing a gift in kind.  Merry Christmas.

Heather’s Story

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December
12

 

Branson, Mo. –  December 12, 2016  Heather Haygood ( View Heather’s Story) learned of the Caring People through her husband Dominic. Dominic and his siblings spent many years at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo. entertaining. They now host their own show, The Haygood’s. Heather knows the struggles of being a Single Mom.  Her heart’s desire is to lead women to God’s truth. Her particular struggles as a former Single Mom inspired her to give back to the Caring People, and so, she decided to film her own video depicting her struggles at Christmas so we might share it with others.  Thank you Heather for your heart for Single Moms.

RECAP RTTL

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November
16

Branson, Mo. – November 16, 2016  Several thousand runners descended upon the hills and streets of Silver Dollar City for Run to the Lights, November 11th.  The effort, hosted by SDC and sponsored by Elite Automotive and a host of area sponsors raised nearly $90,000 towards the area ministry of the Caring People reaching out to Single Moms and their children.  “We couldn’t have been happier with the turn out, and wonderful weather for the 11th annual Run to the Lights,” Cindy Shorey, CEO shared.  Read More

T-1 Belt Offered!

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October
28

Branson, Mo. –  New for our 2016 Run to the Lights 5K, November 11, 2016 we are offering a T-1 Belt for our runners. The cost is $15.00. Read more about the T-1 belt!   Run to the Lights 5K benefits the Caring People and is held each year at Silver Dollar City.  All proceeds raised help to launch more Care Groups with the Caring People, impacting the lives of Single Moms.