From the students to you! Happy Valentines Day!

Heart House has hit the ground running in 2021! After a nice winter break everyone is back to school and enjoying time in their Heart House class. Featured below is a photo from a recent lesson on “what I love about myself.” Ruth is […]

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A Refugee’s Story: Emilija Rosenthal

Today I’d like to share the story of Emilija Rosenthal…. Emilija Rosenthal was only 9 years old when came to the United States as a refugee. She is originally from Sarajevo, BiH and her family fled the civil war that broke out there in […]

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Stronger Together

Community groups come together to provide hope after tragic fire in Vickery Meadow displaces refugee families On Monday, March 4, a fire destroyed the homes of sixteen families and damaged the homes of ten others at Sunchase Square Apartments in the 7200 block of […]

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REFUGEE CHILDREN IN AMERICA: Lost and in need of our compassion

As politicians in Washington haggle over the future of our immigration policies,  there is one group of immigrants that desperately needs assistance: refugee children. Imagine being forced to flee from your home and the chaos that would ensue as you resettle into a new country with a […]

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From Chaos to Calm

  By Kate Miller, Manager of Counseling Services Imagine that you are out in the depths of the ocean in a small wooden boat. You are rocked from side to side and the mammoth ocean threatens to swallow you whole. Eventually, the boat starts […]

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Our Foundation

By Stuart Scott – Marketing/Public Relations Intern   As some of you may know, our mission here at Heart House is to provide three things to the at-risk youth of Vickery Meadow – safety, education and opportunity. While it may not seem like it, […]

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4 Ways Refugees Can Inspire You (Series Part 2/2)

By Ashley Scarbrough – Guest Blogger Ashley Scarbrough is a professional wedding and portrait photographer, as well as a photojournalist. She has traveled all over the world – across Europe, Latin America, and Central America. Through her writing and her photography, she works to […]

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