Be #UNselfie for #GivingTuesday   Recently updated !

Have you heard of #GivingTuesday? The movement’s website describes it like this: “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 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the […]

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Tsunami Conference 2015

BE the Tsunami

Last weekend, Thornwell residents participated in Tsunami Ministries fall conference in Black Mountain, NC. Over 1,300 people gathered to worship, fellowship, and experience God together. Tsunami wants to challenge youth, youth ministries and youth workers to not simply “ride” the youth culture of this world, but instead “BE” a Tsunami […]

Demo Begins on TPH Cottage

About a month ago, the teenage boys who called TPH Cottage home moved out. The cottage family relocated to Brophy Cottage while plans for a kitchen renovation in TPH began with the demolition phase. Walls came down, flooring came up. As work began in the kitchen and dining room, the […]


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Thornwell had a birthday!

On Sunday, October 4, 2015, Thornwell celebrated 140 years of ministry. Dr. William Plumer Jacobs’ vision of helping children in need has thrived since 1875 and today reaches hundreds of children and families in SC, GA and FL each year. To commemorate this milestone, the campus hosted a day of […]

The Joy of Lemonade

Last month, the youth of Easley Presbyterian Church (Easley, SC) hosted an afternoon of lemonade sales to benefit Thornwell Home for Children. Twenty-one 3rd-5th graders led by Ginna Lister, the church’s Director of Christian Education, selected Thornwell to be the recipient of their fundraising and spent the day making posters […]