COAR opens its own Art, Music and Play Therapy Center thanks to a generous Salvadoran Donor

When the Salvadoran Civil War was ravaging the country, destroying families and generating countless widows and orphans daily, our Founder, Father Ken, was focused on sheltering, protecting, feeding and clothing the growing mass of war-orphaned Salvadoran children.  There was one clear over-arching goal:  protect the children so that they could survive the war. 35 years […]

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COAR’s Strong Families Program

Catholic Relief Services developed a program to strengthen family bonds and build values through group activities and guided conversations. Two volunteers from CARITAS adapted that program especially for our community. Each weekend, a group of COAR children participate. From safety, to education, food, healthcare, spirituality, and skills for improving interpersonal relationships, this is just one […]

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