Hank and Allison Didier live in Orlando, FL and have volunteered their time in the past to supporting people adjusting to and living with traumatic injuries.

With Heavy Hearts

It is with great sadness that we share news of the sudden passing of our beloved Chairman Kelli Schell and her husband Charles. Toughest Kids was their vision and their dream. Through tireless work and countless hours, Kelli and Charly created, cultivated and nurtured Toughest Kids to make a difference in the lives of those…

Toughest Kids Experts explain mental state of military children

Being A Military Family

With one parent absent, household feels the effect Tri-County Times (August 10, 2018) Michael and Ashley Nick live in Linden with their four kids. Michael is in the Army National Guard and is often gone from home. Being a military family has instilled in the kids to always thank veterans and stand for the national…

Stats show 10K+ NC kids in foster care, numbers keep rising

Stats show 10K+ NC kids in Foster Care, Numbers Keep Rising

A growing number of children in North Carolina need a permanent home, according to new numbers released from the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina. “Our focus right now is to reverse those trends. We really believe that one child without a permanent family is one too many,” said Matt Anderson, senior director of advocacy and development for CHS, which is the largest private adoption agency in the state.