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A Houseparents’ Love at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications For any parent, the first 18 years of your child’s life are filled with milestones and challenges—something I had to learn quickly...

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Thank You, Milton Hershey School Houseparents

By Terry Donaher ’98, MHS Admissions Counselor The houseparent role at Milton Hershey School is such a unique job. A lot of our students may not have a father or...

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The Partnership that Helped Me Succeed at Milton Hershey School

By Fonati Abrokwa ’01, MHS Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion What allowed me to really embrace Milton Hershey School was seeing the collaboration between my parents...

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Milton Hershey School to Host Fourth Poverty Talk Livestream Conversation

Houseparenting is a unique and rewarding career where married couples provide Milton Hershey School students a structured, caring home away from home. Houseparents teach life skills that help students from...

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My Milton Hershey School Houseparents Made Such an Impact

By Bill Hunking ’74, MHS Campus Safety Systems Coordinator I enrolled at Milton Hershey School on April 15, 1963. I enrolled at Kinderhaus. It wasn’t long before I started to...

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A Legacy of Female Mentorship at Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School has a legacy of women empowering each other to be their greatest selves. That legacy continues today as female staff members take intentional time to invest in...

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Fashion Designer Becomes Houseparent to Give Back Talents at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Milton Hershey School Houseparent Paulette Everett With an eye for design, Paulette Everett transports her fashion experience into her role as a houseparent at Milton Hershey School. Paulette prides...

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Partnering Together to Impact Youth as Milton Hershey School Houseparents

Featuring Lee and Kelly Held, MHS Houseparents With a love for teaching children, Lee and Kelly Held met in Houston, Texas, where together they taught at-risk youth. After several years...

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Houseparents Use Personal Experience to Train New Employees at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Karen Brown, MHS Home Life Training Specialist As a Middletown resident, Karen Brown has always been fascinated by the mission of Milton Hershey School. She grew up down the...

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Life-Long Youth Mentors Become Houseparents at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Joe and Ashley Hoover, MHS Houseparents Pennsylvania native Ashley Hoover and her husband, Joe, share a passion for mentoring youth. It’s what brought them together and inspired them to...

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