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The Nampa Mennonite Children's Home got started in the fall of 1939 when the city welfare representative asked the Mennonite Church (MC) of Nampa, Idaho to provide a home for a family of five girls. A member of the congregation agreed to furnish living quarters if the congregation would help support the project. This they agreed to do. This group of five children formed the nucleus from which the children's home grew, until at one time there were 19 children. In the winter of 1947 the Pacific Coast Conference Mission Board assumed responsibility for the home. It was discontinued in 1950.

Author(s) Robert E Garber
Date Published 1957

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Garber, Robert E. "Nampa Mennonite Children's Home (Nampa, Idaho, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 26 Apr 2017.,_Idaho,_USA)&oldid=76087.

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Garber, Robert E. (1957). Nampa Mennonite Children's Home (Nampa, Idaho, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 April 2017, from,_Idaho,_USA)&oldid=76087.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 811. All rights reserved.

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