S.Res. 682 (111th): A resolution commending the Children’s Home Society of America.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Nov 18, 2010 (Introduced).

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III

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 682

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 18, 2010

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

RESOLUTION

Commending the Children's Home Society of America.

Whereas, since 1885, the Children’s Home Society of America (referred to in this preamble as CHSA) has made extraordinary contributions to the well being of children and families in the United States;

Whereas more than 400,000 children have been placed in loving, permanent families by CHSA members across the United States;

Whereas CHSA members have aided in the creation of many successful and sustainable programs that help children to be safe, healthy, and prepared for life;

Whereas the CHSA provides services to more than 570,000 children and families each year;

Whereas the CHSA engages more than 12,500 volunteers to support the efforts of the CHSA in finding permanent homes for children in foster care, building community schools, improving the health and mental health of children and families in the United States, providing temporary housing, and assisting foster youth to become successful adults; and

Whereas CHSA members receive more than $90,000,000 annually in cash resources from individuals and corporations to support the efforts of the CHSA: Now, therefore, be it

That the Senate—

(1)

commends the more than 6,700 staff and 12,500 volunteers of the Children's Home Society of America for the dedication and commitment of the Children's Home Society of America to the children and families of the United States;

(2)

recognizes the Children's Home Society of America for leveraging human, financial, and material resources to carry out the mission of the Children's Home Society of America of helping children and families to remain safe, healthy, and prepared for life; and

(3)

encourages the continued efforts of the staff and volunteers of the Children's Homes Society of America on behalf of the children and families of the United States.