HAVEN campaign reaches 20 percent of goal in 20 days

The HAVEN Every Child Deserves a Home campaign to fund a proposed “forever home” has reached the 20 percent mark of its campaign goal as of Jan. 24.  

The new home will be able to serve 10 adolescent girls in foster care and four “aging out” or over the age of 18 foster girls in transition to independence. Fifteen of the 56 rooms are named.  The fundraising total for these gifts is $472,500 of the $2.4 million campaign goal.

The initial round of gifts includes:

Jim and Joanna Rankin – Property at Country Club and Tyler Street

Gene and Susan Salter – Reception and waiting area                                

Chris and Minette Throneberry – Conference room                                                         

Chris and Jennifer Crain – Professional counseling office

Todd and Kristie Ross – Staff office                 

Centennial Bank – HAVEN director’s office                                      

Hawks Family Foundation – Store                                           

HAVEN Board of Directors – Back covered porch                                                  

Michael Tullis – Basketball court                                                                     

Lori Quinn and Velda Lueders – Visitors’ entrance                                   

Laureate NU Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi – Quiet space 1

Jackie Bracey, Jimmie Burnette, Alicia Kunert and Beth Milligan – Mudroom


Malvern National Bank – Staff entrance        

Steve and Sandra Schrekenhofer – Phone booth 1

Bill and Susan Farris – Front patio                              

Susan Salter chairs the Every Child Deserves A Home campaign. Steering committee members include Danielle Burnell, Jennifer Crain, Becky Ezell, Jessica Havard, Eric King, Diana Kirkland, Janice Malone, Pam McDowell, Lori Quinn, Kristie Ross, Ashley Salter, Sandra Schreckenhofer and Chris Throneberry.

To learn more about Every Child Deserves A Home and to see the floor plan, visit havenconway.org.