Rock Hill pastor gets nationwide honor for caring for people in need

January 10, 2010

In 1970, there was just about nowhere in Rock Hill where kids without a roof could turn. Those from crumbling families had no place. So a youngish Baptist preacher, Bob Porterfield, and two of his buddies, Jim Freeman and Gene Norris, decided to make one.

Almost 40 years and more than 6,000 children later, the Children’s Attention Home remains in Rock Hill, working the wonders that change lives. It has a campus and school. Hundreds of youngsters have found homes, families. Other homes followed around the state.

View full story as published by Baptist Courier on January 4, 2010.

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