In April, Canopy Children’s Solutions’ CARES Center hosted the Praying Pelicans Missions team from Seattle, Washington. Praying Pelicans missions team comes annually and does great work with the children and youth in Canopy’s care, and this year they helped create our Hope Garden!
Early last fall, The Canopy School opened its doors and began its inaugural year. The newest education solution from Canopy Children's Solutions (Canopy), The Canopy School is a nonprofit and individualized academic environment that caters to children with an array of learning differences. Founded on the belief that all students have different learning styles and distinct educational needs, The Canopy School seeks to help students reach their academic potential with varied approaches to teaching and learning in a safe, healthy and nurturing environment.
The annual Chrysalis Award is given to those transformational partners who come alongside Canopy to make space and opportunities for transformation. Partners who want to leverage over 500 dedicated and mission-driven employees to do something together that Canopy could never accomplish alone. Canopy is proudly honored to award its 2022 Chrysalis Awards to Marshall Ramsey and Microsoft.
Help us celebrate 110 years of serving Mississippi's children by supporting Canopy's historic mission this holiday season! From providing gifts and stocking stuffers to reading bedtime stories and spreading holiday cheer, there are several ways to make this a wonderful and magical holiday season for the children in Canopy's care.
Chris Windfield, Video and Artistic Specialist at Canopy Children’s Solutions, is finding unique ways to bring his artistic talents to Canopy’s campus and create a more inspiring, therapeutic environment for the children served by Canopy. After teaching a summer art class to the children at Canopy’s CARES Center, Chris found another way to bring artistic inspiration through painting a mural in the game room.
Each September, a month-long campaign for Suicide Prevention Month is held to raise awareness about the warning signs of suicidal behavior and how suicide can be prevented. Suicide is the second most common cause of death for children and young adults in the United States, and heartbreakingly, that number is on the rise. However, these deaths are 100% preventable.
When you throw a rock into a lake, a circle swells out around the site of contact. This circle is immediately followed by more circles, propelled into action by the force of the original impact. As these circles expand through the lake's surface, you may ponder the idea that no one single event is ever isolated. Whether you are throwing a rock into a lake or helping someone in need, you will always cause a ripple effect.
Each May, a nationwide campaign called Children's Mental Health Awareness Month shines a spotlight on the importance of children's mental wellness. By reducing stigmas and encouraging difficult but necessary conversations, Canopy seeks to help children struggling with behavioral and mental health challenges and their families find connections, build community, and receive the help they need to cope and heal.