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Linnea’s Story

Linnea entered the child welfare system as a teenager and bounced around to multiple foster homes. At 15, she enrolled in Olive Crest's Independent Living Skills program. For the next several years, she continued to receive one on one mentor…

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Be the Miracle 2022

Every Christmas season Olive Crest launches their Be the Miracle campaign. Many children who Olive Crest supports have never experienced the joy of the season or had a Christmas tree, let alone had a loving home or experienced opening gifts…

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Blake’s Story

Blake was a scared little boy who lived under terrifying circumstances. At only 3 years old, he had gone through so much in his short life—he was physically abused by family, went days without a meal, and left alone for…

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Continuing Our Mission

We have some exciting news to share – Olive Crest is continuing its mission of strengthening, equipping, and restoring children and families in crisis by expanding our services into Santa Barbara county! To continue our efforts to address the issue…

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The gift of a forever family. After seeing the struggles of abused children, the Cooks wanted to make a difference by adopting kids into their home. Their first child, Abbagail, came to them as a shy, quiet three-year-old who was…

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