1. Children’s Restoration
Serving Metro Atlanta’s
homeless children since 1993
2. Children’s Restoration Network
 The Mission of Children's Restoration Network
is to offer hope and support, enabling children
and their mothers to break the cycle of
homelessness by empowering them to become
part of mainstream society as active, productive
citizens through programs and special events
designed to address their academic, emotional,
and physical needs.
 We work with over 3,700 homeless children
throughout 18 metro-Atlanta counties each year.
Education is the key to
breaking the cycle of homelessness
Through our Back 2 School, Project One on One,
and New Hope Scholarship programs,
Children’s Restoration Network helps
homeless children escape lives of homelessness.
4. Back 2 School
CRN provides homeless children with the
supplies and equipment to succeed in school.
5. Project One on One
Project One on One matches children
living in group homes and shelters with a
caring mentor who will help them develop
and improve their reading and math skills.
6. Project One on One cont.
Mentors also develop meaningful social relationships
with these children and take them on
educational and social outings.
7. New Hope Scholarship
CRN provides scholarships to homeless students
who wish to further their education or develop
occupational skills through attending a 2-year or
4-year college or a trade or technical school.
8. Agency strengths
 We serve over 3,700 homeless children throughout 18 metro-Atlanta
counties each year.
 We have achieved Charity Navigator's highest rating, 4 stars! Less
than 25% of Charities earn this rating, from the most respected
evaluator of charities in the country.
 94% of our budget goes directly to programs.
 Project One on One mentors over 240 homeless children at 32
sites each week.
 From our 15th Annual Back 2 School Campaign, we distributed
1,801 new book bags filled with new school supplies.
 Since 2005, we have given out 34 New Hope Scholarships and
have had 2 New Hope Scholarship Graduates and anticipate
New Hope Scholarship Graduates each year.
9. Agency challenges
 Small staff
 Economic Times
 Providing services for the growing number of homeless children
and homeless women with children in metro-Atlanta.
 Homeless children and homeless mothers with children
make up two of the largest growing segments of the
homeless population nationwide.
10. HeadSmart Project Budget Including
New Hope Scholarship, Back 2 School,
and Project One on One
Children’s Restoration Network requests $25,000 from
the Country Club of the South. This includes:
 Project One on One Coordinator salary: $8,000
 New Book Bags and School Supplies: $3,000
 Mentor-student extracurricular activities: $5,000
 3 New Hope Scholarships: $6,000
 Non-tuition funding for New Hope Scholarships: $3,000
The funding requested is part of a $124,973.00 project.
11. Children’s Restoration
• Churches: $6,000.00 1%
• Corporate Donations: $205,544.00 33%
• Corporate Grants: $27,500.00 5%
• Foundation Grants: $185,836.00 30%
• Individuals: $142,092.00 24%
• Project One on One: $40,000.00 7%
12. Prior Country Club of the South
Charity Guild Funding:
• For the 2007-2008 year, we received $40,000.00
• This money was used for Project One on
One and New Hope Scholarships.
13. Agency Expenses
 Program Services
 94% of total expenses
 Management and General
 3% of total expenses
 3% of total expenses