Lighthouse Honoring Five Humanitarians

Lighthouse Youth Services is celebrating the accomplishments of five outstanding community leaders this spring. Lighthouse will present its Beacon of Light Humanitarian Award to Iva Brown(awarded posthumously,) Ryan Messer and James Musuraca-Messer, Edgar Smith, and Rabbi Gary Zola on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

A Boy Finds His Home: Lighthouse Foster Care

Evan is a special boy who stayed in foster care for years. He lived in six different placements and saw at least one potential adoption fall through before he landed in the home of Melissa and Chad Peters, Lighthouse Foster Parents.

Child Sex Trafficking in Our Area: Helping the Victims

Approximately 1,000 juveniles — many of whom are in their middle-school years — are forced into the sex trade each year in Ohio. Lighthouse Sheakley Center for Youth Director John Keuffer discussed how to help the victims during an interview on WVXU.