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End of the Year Message From…

The team at Spaulding for Children would like to express our sincere gratitude for all whose generosity has supported our mission and advanced our work serving children and families in Southeast Michigan and across the nation.We also would like…
Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is observed every November in the United States to celebrate the rich and diverse Tribal cultures, traditions, and histories of American Indians and Alaska Native people.The Library of Congress, National Archives…

Jacob’s Story

The kind of family that Spaulding’s adoption staff look for when placing a child looks different for each child. But many traits are universal and are both positive and essential to a child’s growth, development, and overall wellbeing. The…
Minority Professional Leadership Development Program Launches Sixth Cohort

Minority Professional Leadership Development Program Launches Sixth Cohort

The MPLD Program kicked off the 6th cohort in Washington DC, October 4–6, 2023. For the first time since MPLD started in 2017, Spaulding for Children has an employee who will be one of the fellows, Stacey Oakes. A member of Spaulding's professional…
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Spaulding Scramble Highlights

On Saturday, September 9, we had a beautiful day for golf at the Second Annual Spaulding Scramble Golf Outing, held at the beautiful Farmington Hills Golf Club, meeting old friends and making new ones – and raising money for the families…
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Tutors: Help & Support for Your Student

The school year moves fast, and it is easy to get behind. Many, if not most all, students could benefit from tutoring.Recently Detroit school officials announced that they are seeking to extend a contract next year with tutoring nonprofit Beyond…
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Going Above and Beyond

Mrs. Elaine Taylor has worked with Spaulding for Children for 23 years as a foster parent (and an adoptive parent). She credits the dedicated team members at Spaulding with much of her own success and joy from fostering.Mrs. Taylor recently…
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Still Time for Summer

There is still time to create memories with family fun. And many of the best are free. Make some plans and enjoy!!Explore Detroit’s IslandDesigned by Frederick Law Olmstead, Belle Isle State Park is one of the nation's great natural treasures.…
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Let’s Get Back to School – on the Right Foot

We are fortunate and privileged to know many educators through our work at Spaulding for Children. As everyone is scrambling to make these last days of summer break count and get prepared for next year, we reached out to a number of teachers…

Article of Note: Perceptions of Past Abuse

"The recollection and processing of childhood abuse or neglect can significantly impact mental health in adulthood, more than the experiences themselves." "The research revealed that self-reported experiences of early maltreatment correlated…