Faith Based Non-profit, Residential Home for Girls, Social Services Martin County FL, Specialized Therapeutic Residential Care, Treasure Coast Non-Profit

Willow NEWS!

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So many of you have blessed us with your interest in the mission of The Willow House.

The Willow House WELCOMES you!  Teen girls struggling isn’t new but our support in Hobe Sound is!

Did you know we have an upcoming race in Hobe Sound, October 10th 7a.m.?

Come… walk or run.  Oh, and ask a friend.

It’s good for you, good for Willow and for girls in our area that need someone to be there.

Not interested in your cardiovascular health – fine.  Donate $5 – $10 – $20 bucks here >Any amount will help.

If you know someone who owns a business & you think they would want to support us, mention us.  Or, if you own a business and want to support us, please reach out.

Lastly, if financially you cannot help, then please like us on Facebook and share us with your friends.

Support looks different to everyone and we welcome all of it…we welcome you.  You are the reason we are gaining momentum to provide a ‘Safe Place For Girls‘. You are helping to spread the word and for that we are ever so grateful!

501c3 Founded in Christ.

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Location, Location, Location… We Have A Location!!!

Living a Christ focused life requires faithful steps and trusting in the unseen. It’s no easy task because this lifestyle doesn’t consist of ‘every once in a while’ or ‘when it’s convenient’… it requires constant steps towards the uncomfortable unknown.

This has been life for The Willow House for the past year plus… constant steps towards the ‘uncomfortable unknown’. It’s our constant in Christ that keeps moving our mission forward, driven by the unfaltering heart of Nicole King. It has been her loving leadership, and her ability to utilize her Godly gifts through an aptitude to not only seek out but to trust those willing to serve this mission. Our board of directors has grown and the diversity of talent serves us well.

Our growth has been steady but slow. It is without question, our lack of a physical location has hindered our fundraising effectiveness. The fact of the matter is people need to see to believe…most people. Unfortunately we live in a world where scams run rampant and supporters want to know donation dollars are going where they are pledged. Our slow and steady growth has served us well to this point because our loyal supporters know the heart of this mission and believe God’s great hand is at work helping us to step closer and closer to being equipped to serve girls in Martin County, FL.

So with full hearts of gratitude we joyfully share… our physical location!

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We know having a physical location will open up doors of opportunity beyond our wildest dreams, offering hope and healing for the hurt and broken. The Willow House board collectively understands the void these girls are living and facing everyday. That void is Jesus calling them to step up in the flesh and embrace unconditional love from people that have a heart to help facilitate healing and growth.

You… the one reading this right now, is helping us in the ripple effect that is necessary to our growth and success. YOU are helping The Willow House build a ‘Safe Place for Girls’ in Martin County, FL. THANK YOU!!!

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Stand With Us

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We ARE doing this… with you!  We will build The Willow House in Martin County, FL.

How can you help?  Here are a few ways…

  • Spread the word
  • Share our content
  • Volunteer at our events
  • Help us find donors
  • Visit our page & share.

#ASafePlaceForGirls #TheWillowHouse

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Faith Based Non-profit, Residential Home for Girls, Social Services Martin County FL, Specialized Therapeutic Residential Care, Treasure Coast Non-Profit

The Visionary Behind The Willow House Vision

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Each of us possess unique gifts and talents as well as habits, hurts and hang-ups. Often our most profound lessons come from the hurts and hang-ups experienced along our life’s path. From these we choose. We choose to grow or we choose to be the victim. When hurts and hang-ups are a result of childhood circumstances outside the control of youth, the effects can be devastating.

Children that have been exposed to volatile home environments start life with a crumbling foundation. The fact of the matter is life is hard and just because a woman decides to bring a child into the world, doesn’t mean she is equipped to be a strong role model.  Some people do not possesses the tools necessary to raise a healthy child and far to many home environments are toxic, perhaps one the mother has no control over. Brokenness begets brokenness, it’s a cycle but it doesn’t have to be so. Victims can choose recovery!

Stories of redemption and healing are vast. The Willow House’s very own Board of Directors have story after story of how they themselves or someone close to them triumphed over adverse odds. From broken homes to broken parents to toxic choices, they all share one commonality: acceptance, redemption and healing. For them, it’s on going, growth always is a progression, a choice to always be learning, growing, and changing.

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The vision behind The Willow House was a personal one for the Executive Director, Nicole King. Nicole came from a supposedly well-adjusted home from the eyes of the world. Her father, a physician and her mother, at the time, a ‘stay-at-home’ mom. When Nicole was twelve, her world turned upside down. Her parents divorced and her life changed drastically. As Daddy’s little girl, Nicole felt as though her identity had been ripped from her in an instant. The remaining adolescent years were tumultuous and reckless. Nicole had identified ways to fill her ‘heart shaped box’ within her soul with drugs, sex and a co-dependency that knew no boundaries, at least until she found the Lord at the age of twenty-six.

Nicole was in her second year of Graduate School when God’s grip reached her and forever changed her heart. Accepting God’s unconditional love after years of longing for it from the broken relationship of her parents resulted in a transformation that can’t be fully explained in words. So her actions shall speak for her. God has filled her heart with a desire to establish The Willow House, A Safe Place for Girls.  Please help support THIS mission!

Nicole King comes to The Willow House with a Master’s in Family and Child Sciences from FL State University. She has been in the health and human services field for over 20 years. For the past 10 years she has been and currently is operating a local non-profit. 

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Broken Crayons Still Color

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The Willow House recognizes the amazing potential of at-risk girls. A broken crayon, not at its best potential, can still create unimaginable beauty. Please help us create a home where these girls will learn that even broken, they are vibrant, made with purpose and can still color the world a beautiful place.

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Faith Based Non-profit, Residential Home for Girls, Specialized Therapeutic Residential Care, Treasure Coast Non-Profit

Self Worth Matters

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Influences have shaped us all, good, bad, healthy or not.

The teen years are exceedingly hard even with healthy models in our life.

The Willow House wants to help young girls lacking healthy modeling understand they are gifted, unique and ENOUGH just the way they are!  Do you remember a time when you felt like you weren’t enough?  It’s a lonely place, an ugly place, a deceitful place that isn’t deserving!

Help us in our mission to show young girls ‘they are enough’!

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