New growth and development of our residents. Others considering coming to RH.

Two new Mother-Child residents moved in with their babies.

A resident received paid, 2-month internship that provides CNA certificate and career placement.

A couple has accepted an offer to fill the House Parents position for our Carlisle home.

Joseph’s Jewelers gave funds and donated items from a promotional event.

Groups have been creative in their support of our ministry (school group performed several fundraising events, granny basketball league raised funds, school group made baby quilts).

Two student groups completed several inside and outdoor projects.

A church group completed much needed fence repair along the property of our office building.

Two supporting churches fulfilled several of our Wish List items for the house and office.

A volunteer has agreed to care for the lawn at the Carlisle Home until House Parents move in.

Two Men and A Truck donated services to deliver donated furniture to our Carlisle home.

200 faithful walkers turned out for our Walk for Life despite the rain and raised nearly $25,000 through generous supporters!



Newer residents as they transition and continue to adapt to group living.

A newborn at Ruth Harbor will continue to gain weight and be healthy.

One of our residents needs a job.

One of our residents will be juggling summer school and looking for a job.

Our new House Parent Assistant, Alyssa Egersma, as she adjusts to life in the home and develops relationships with the residents.

For the hearts of our residents as they seek life change and growth.

Safety as staff members have opportunity to go on vacation and be refreshed.

A faithful member of our RH prayer team is facing cancer.

Tasks to ready the Carlisle Home for residents and House Parents.

Wisdom and insight for House Parents as they support residents.

Continued patience as we await the certification process with the State of Iowa.

Staff as they engage and work with new team members; for continued unity and effectiveness.