We ♥ you!

Around Valentine’s Day, expressions of love seem to be all around us. From billboards and commercials to store marketing and social media posts – “XOXO!” “ILY” “I ♥ you!” Especially at Thornwell, examples of love are everywhere. We see the love of caring staff toward the children in their care on our campus in Clinton, [...]

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New Year, Steadfast Love

Your participation and prayers for the ministry of Thornwell in 2014 has helped hurting children and families. You have embodied love, faithfulness and hope. The Bible tells us of God’s steadfast love, unending mercy, great faithfulness and joyful hope – YOU have demonstrated those qualities to the children and families at Thornwell through your support [...]


Paint the Internet “Thornwell”

It’s Giving Tuesday! What is that, you ask? “We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to [...]

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Thornwell 4K Receives Accolades

Thornwell’s 4-year-old kindergarten is getting a lot of attention this month. On October 15, South Carolina First Steps highlighted Thornwell’s 4K program at the annual South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness State Board retreat in Columbia. As one of only three providers to be featured, Thornwell 4K staff shared the story of the creation [...]


Nellie Scott Museum – Virtual Tour

The Story of Thornwell Orphanage, a short history written in 1924, portrays the the children’s home in “the beautiful little town of Clinton,” South Carolina as a peaceful spot, with attractive granite buildings and trees with “arms outstretched toward heaven.”  Each building is described in detail, from dormitories to the president’s home, to one located [...]

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