Branson, Mo. – March 22, 2017 A pioneer of The Caring People, Jan Wingo went to be with the Lord March 18th, 2017. She resided with husband Gary in her beloved hometown of Springfield, Mo. where she had many, many friends and family. Jan, led the very first City Chapter of a brand new women’s ministry to Single Moms with a steady hand, empathy and excellence. After hearing about the ministry from Founder, JoDee Herschend, she often shared, “My heart just lept when I heard about the mission, I knew God was calling me to serve. Seeing my sister raise her children as a Single Mom gave me the strength that I could do this.” Read More
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
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!
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
“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
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.
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.
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
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.
November 9, 2016 – Branson, Mo. ONLINE REGISTRATION is now closed for RTTL. You may register in person the night of the run on site beginning at 6:00 pm. Thank you. Read More