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Depression in Teens – You Are Not Alone

This is an excerpt from from the Mayo Clinic webpage about Teen Depression: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/teen-depression/symptoms-causes/syc-20350985 “Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities. It affects how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical problems. Although depression can occur at any time in life, symptoms may be different between teens and adults. Issues such as peer pressure, academic expectations and changing bodies can bring a lot of ups and downs for teens. But for some teens, the lows are more than just…

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Young ladies that currently call Missouri Girls Town Foundation home. will be celebrating the holidays with our staff this December. As you can imagine, keeping them motivated and positive during these next weeks is sometimes difficult. That is just one reason why the support of our partners and donors is so very extra special right now. Each child completes a “wish list” of items they would love to have find under the tree on December 25th. Items selected often are clothing, makeup, crafts, games and puzzles. Due to the current Pandemic situation, several of our normal donors have been unable…

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Holiday Wishes for Girls on Campus

The holidays are fast approaching and the Missouri Girls Town staff are determined to host a fabulous season for the girls that reside on campus. The Fulton Sun Newspaper drafted a wonderful article about this yearly process. Check it out! https://www.fultonsun.com/…/missouri-girls-town…/850968/ Missouri Girls Town looking for holiday donations for girls Missouri Girls Town staff is asking supporters and the communities to help make its residents’ dreams come true.by Olivia Garrett Dec. 1 2020 @ 1:19amMissouri Girls Town serves as both a home and a therapeutic mental health center for young girls dealing with trauma, abuse and neglect. Photo by Olivia Garrett / Fulton Sun….

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#GivingTuesday and MO Girls Town

https://www.facebook.com/MissouriGirlsTown/posts/3568194963404923 At its core, GivingTuesday was created to facilitate our deep-seated desire to help each other. Our belief has always been that through local action, we can inspire global change. This couldn’t be more true in this moment. Throughout the day, the entire world came together to unleash generosity and transform our communities. Together, we’ll collect toys, feed the hungry, decorate service members’ homes while they’re deployed. We’ll raise money for the nonprofits that are transforming our shared beliefs and hopes into action. https://www.facebook.com/MissouriGirlsTown/posts/3568194963404923 Thank you for joining us in this journey. Those who shared our posts on Facebook, donated…

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The 13th Bomb Squadron Donates Corn Hole Boards

KINGDOM CITY, MISSOURI—Air Force Captain Josh Bradley, of the 13th Bomb Squadron delivered a hand painted set of Corn Hole Boards for the girls at Missouri Girls Town Foundation. These boards were painted by a member of the 13th highlighting the logos of the team that flies the B2 Bombers out of Whiteman Air Force base, near Knob Knoster, Missouri. These servicemen and women hold a special place in heart of Missouri Girls Town Foundation. We thank them for their service and all they do for our campus community.

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