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ABOUT US

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OUR HISTORY

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BORN IN COMPASSION

Many dedicated and hard-working people have kept Manuelito Navajo Children's Home going through the years.  

However, friends, 2022 finds the Navajo children in trouble again! No amount of hard work and dedication can help the crumbling buildings. Those cottages, so lovingly built-in 1965/66, have crumbling foundations and can only be braced so many times until they are uninhabitable.  The gym, food pantry/clothing building, shop, and school are all dated and need to be replaced.  To add to the frustration,  Jim Christian (Superintendent), turns away as many as 3 children a week because Manuelito can no longer house the added demand for the neglected, abused, and homeless Navajo children.
 
Our goal in the next 5 years is to replace the old and crumbling buildings, add more cottages to house more children, and build a proper school building to accommodate all of the children!!  It is quite a challenge but we know with God’s direction, your prayers, and with your generosity, we can accomplish all 5 phases of Project: “NEW HOPE”
 
CLICK BELOW TO HELP WITH PROJECT "NEW HOPE"
Specializing in the care of Native American Children since 1959.

OUR PROJECTED VISION

Please take the time to read the latest on what MNCH needs to secure it's future to continue to reach more children with the message of Christ and with the love, care and support they need to have a shot at a better life. See documents below to find out more on Our Story, Project "New Hope", & Cost breakdowns.

CURRENT

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FUTURE PLAN

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Our Story

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Project New Hope

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Cost Breakdowns

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MEET THE BOARD

Our 5 board members have over 70 years combined experience as board members of our school.
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GREG PETERSON

Born and raised in Gallup, NM.
His Family has served the Manuelito Children’s Home for over 60 years
26+ years of board service.

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LYNN DUNSON

Board of Directors since '06.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Criminal Justice from Abilene Christian University and Mid-America Bible University. 

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DAVID BROWN

Gallup Class of 1970. Born again in 1998. Served in the NM army national guard during desert storm. Became elder of Gallup Church of Christ 2013.

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JOVI SABAL

ASU class of 90. Commissioned officer of the United States Public Health Services since '99. Member of Gallup Church of Christ member since '05. Loves visting MNCH. Officiates sports.

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JIM CHRISTIAN

Became affiliated with the school in 2000 as a martial arts instructor. '01 accepted Chirst. Joined board '06. Executive Director '07. President in '18

MEET THE HOUSE PARENTS

The primary work of the Manuelito Navajo Children’s Home is to provide a home for children, who for various reasons, cannot live with their parents. Our house parents are dedicated Christian couples who love children and have given themselves to guiding them toward responsible Christian adulthood.

BOYS COTTAGE

GIRLS COTTAGE

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Jim & Jennifer
Wilson

 
John & Tina
Schrimsher

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS/ RELIEF HOUSE

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Norman & Cathy
Atchison & Monica

 
We are currently in need of house parents. Click Here for more information.
 

TAX DOCS

Below are our most recent 5 years of Tax documentation as well as our 501C3 documentation. The Manuelito Navajo Children’s Home is a recognized 501c3 tax-exempt charitable organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service. We are incorporated and licensed in the State of New Mexico as a Non-Profit children's home. We are sponsored by members of the Churches of Christ and friends across the country whose desire is to help make a genuine difference in the life of a child.

We receive absolutely no state or federal funding. The Lord has richly blessed us in many ways over the years. It is through Him that we can continue helping disadvantaged kids. We exist through the generosity of loving, caring Christians who give of their blessings to support this great work. We thank you for your prayerful and continued support of MNCH.

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