COVID-19 Update

2021-08-05T12:54:16-04:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Homepage Featured Post|

If you have not received the coronavirus vaccine, Windwood is requiring all staff, visitors, vendors, and volunteers to wear a mask whenever you are inside a building on our campus.

Windwood Spotlights

2021-06-16T12:37:27-04:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Homepage Featured Post|

We could not continue our mission of providing help, hope, and healing for children and families every day without the support of our donors, volunteers, staff, and countless others in the community. Every week for the next 8 months, we will be spotlighting the stories of individuals and groups that have made an impact at Windwood over the years.

Amazon Smile

2021-01-06T16:18:02-05:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Homepage Featured Post, News|

Support our mission of providing help, hope and healing for children and families by using the Amazon Smile website when you shop. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases at no cost to you when you log in at smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com. Amazon Smile has the same products and prices as Amazon and even uses your same account.

Windwood Farm Home for Children Celebrates 35 Years of Help, Hope, and Healing

2020-10-15T14:54:20-04:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured Post, News|

 On October 15, 1985, Windwood Farm Home for Children opened its doors to six boys in state custody as a residential treatment facility. At the farm, the boys would receive the intense therapy and care they needed to recover from trauma most often caused by abuse or neglect. Thirty-five years later, over 700 boys have called Windwood Farm home.       When Jody Tamsberg and his wife Anne decided to move their family from Windwood Farm to Georgetown, they fulfilled a dream by offering their beautiful property on the banks of the Wando River as a refuge and place of healing for boys. The Tamsbergs wanted the boys to have a home where they could fish, ride bikes, go for walks, and play ball like other kids while receiving treatment. The beauty and serenity of the 110-acre farm provides such a refuge.      “I had wonderful parents who taught me the joy and obligation of giving [...]

Be a Champion for Darnell

2020-09-18T12:55:20-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured Post, News|

Times are tough for all of us; they are particularly difficult for boys like 13-year-old Darnell.  Will you help us show him that someone cares? Darnell never met his father. His mother committed suicide when he was just 5 years old, but for years he believed his mom was murdered by her boyfriend. You can imagine why he became angry and why that anger didn’t go away. When he was still in elementary school, Darnell’s anger turned into physical aggression and verbal abuse. He got into trouble with the law and was on his way to a life in jail.  Fortunately, he found Windwood and a new path for his life. You can give Darnell the second chance he deserves. To continue providing residential treatment to children like Darnell, we need to raise more money than ever. This amount is more than in the past for two reasons: 1) our expenses have skyrocketed because [...]