• Getting a brother back

    March 2017 · Foster Care / Adoption

    “I just lost it and started crying,” said Christine. “This was in October, and from that point, I was allowed visitation at the hospital, through Saint Francis. The first time I saw him, he was five months old, still in ICU. As soon as I saw him, I knew he belonged to me. I just held him and adored him.”


    Hi-Lites 2017 Winter Edition

     · Newsletters

    Good stewardship requires a thoughtful, experienced, and energetic team that is passionate about providing healing and hope to children and families. Meet the people of The Saint Francis Foundation. Hi-Lites 2017 Winter edition is available for download.


    Rosemary Burroughs

    March 2017 · Donor Stories

    Sometime in 1961, Geoffrey and Grace Noakes of Fresno, California, traveled to Manhattan, KS, to visit their daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and Albert Burroughs. It was the Noakes’ first visit to Kansas; their daughter had only recently moved to Manhattan where she and Al had accepted positions on the faculty and staff of Kansas State University.


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    Telling our Story at the 2017 Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes Conference

    February 2017 · Ministry

    Saint Francis Community Services has been helping children and families since 1945. But it’s never had a dedicated giving arm. That changed in 2016 with the creation of The Saint Francis Foundation. We recently had the privilege of telling our story in the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Our audience: the 2017 Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes (CEEP) conference.


    House Blessing Video Post

    November 2016 · Clover House

    Clover House, a residential program for teenage girls who are survivors of sexual trafficking is more than a safe place. It’s a sacred place. And a home. We recently blessed this home in preparation of our first arrivals.


    Girls come home to healing at Clover House

    August 2016 · Clover House

    As experts in child welfare and a provide of diverse services to at-risk youth, Saint Francis Community Services had already taken steps in response to the threat of human trafficking to children and youth in Kansas and across the nation.


    A True Champion – Paying it Forward

    June 2016 · Equestrian Therapy

    JT Burnley’s father once beat him so badly, he broke JT’s arm. When the vice principal at his south Louisiana high school saw the 15-year-old’s swollen, purple limb, he must have made a call. Shortly afterward, authorities picked up JT and placed him in a juvenile detention center where he spent the next two months.