Crittenton Services BLOG

Eat for a Cause Fundraiser: All Meal Purchases Support Crittenton Services

We can’t tell you enough how much we miss you all. The interaction with our volunteers and the great conversation with supporters at our annual fundraiser events is something we can’t wait to do again. However, as this pandemic continues, we know that we need to continue to take extra precautions to ensure everyone’s health and well-being. Crittenton hopes that we can all gather as a...

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Thank You Crittenton Angel Tree Supporters!

This past holiday season was certainly a learning experience as Crittenton’s Angel Tree Program had to adapt to a mostly online process. We’ve asked so many of you how and if you could help make the holidays special for Crittenton youth and families struggling through the pandemic, and we were simply left speechless of the generosity shown. Every year, we try our best to capture the...

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Help Crittenton provide quality mental health and social services by making a tax-deductible and year-end gift today!

In ordinary times, this would be a time of year that the holiday festivities would start to wind down and we would start to make our New Year’s resolutions. However, we are not in ordinary times as we all continue to figure out what 2021 has in stored for all of us in the midst of this pandemic. Albeit, we do believe that less turbulent...

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Help Crittenton prevent youth homelessness

As November ends and the holiday season continues, we wanted to take this time to acknowledge the importance of National Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month 2020 (#NRYM2020). Each year we enjoy partnering with the National Runaway Safeline and do our part to “Shine a Light”, throughout the month of November, to help bring more awareness and provide more education on the reasons why youth runaway...

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Christmas snowman sitting on a bench next to Christmas donations.
3 ways to give back at Christmas that support Crittenton Youth

Each year Crittenton Services conducts a gift drive known as Crittenton’s Angel Tree Program that collects Christmas donations from October to early December. This year’s gift drive will be a little different in response to COVID19 as we will need to prioritize more digital opportunities that still fulfill angel tree donations and provide other ways to give back at Christmas. However, Crittenton remains hopeful, that we...

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Longtime Employee Bids Farewell to Crittenton and Looks Forward to Retirement

Working at Crittenton Services for more than 20 years is a milestone, but working for Crittenton for nearly 35 years deserves its own recognition. Priscilla Mack was one of our longest working employees at our agency. She began her journey with Crittenton in 1986 earning a bachelor's and master's degree along the way, and will soon be retiring from an impressive career within the human...

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We See You. We Hear You. We Support You.

In the past couple of days the nation has been experiencing a deep rooted pain. An all too familiar headline about the tragic death of an unarmed black man in police custody has once again brought so much hurt and repressed emotions to the surface. As the nation continues to grieve, to process, to acknowledge and to turn this grief into policy reform and a...

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Crittenton Salutes Our 2020 Graduates!

For many graduates, including those at Crittenton, it’s a little bitter sweet as graduation ceremonies and gatherings of any kind have been cancelled as the nation continues to grapple with how and when it will be okay to celebrate amongst friends and community once again. Furthermore, it has been challenging and frustrating, to say the least, for most students as COVID-19 disrupted the educational routines and...

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CrittentonAppreciates the Dedication of Our Student Interns

As our nation continues to slowly open up the economic impact has been felt by different communities and individuals in different ways. One group of loyal Crittenton supporters that have been deeply affected and have been in our thoughts since the beginning of the stay-at-home orders have been our interns. This group of young professionals have been an instrumental support system to our mission for years,...

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Crittenton Earns Human Rights Campaign Seal of Approval and Highlighted in the Change-Makers in Child Welfare 2020 Report

Crittenton Services is proud to announce that we are 1 of 28 child welfare organizations, nationwide, recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, All Children – All Families (ACAF) project, as an organization that has met their benchmarks and has a proven “Solid Foundation for Inclusion” in all programming efforts agency-wide. We are humbled to have earned the “You Are Welcome Here” seal of approval! The...

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