Volunteering— 

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Great Volunteer Stories

January 31, 2018

Ending childhood hunger in America one school at a time

What kind of person would you be if week after week you were without adequate food for 68 hours? Executive director and founder of the non-profit End 68 H...

January 3, 2018

 From Banker to Builder—Thanks to Habitat for Humanity

Bill Farris is always learning. Each time he volunteers with Habitat for Humanity he learns something—how to swing a hammer, use a saw safely, measure accu...

December 20, 2017

For Ron Schlagheck and his wife, the invitation to drive for Meals on Wheels meant they could deliver meals and make a visit to someone who can't often get out.

December 6, 2017

Serving Those in Need—The Little Pantry With a Big Heart After teaching elementary school for 37 years, Susan Brown found another way to make a connection with others: serving neighbors.

November 29, 2017

Bringing People Together—To Build Homes, Communities, and Hope From wife, mother, and homemaker to Habitat insulation specialist, Monk Baird leaves no stone unturned.

September 13, 2017

There is Room in the Inn!

Room in the Inn (RITI) was formed when four congregations started working together in 1986 to shelter homeless people during the coldest months. Now nearly 190 congregations in Middle...

August 23, 2017

Two Different Ways of “Doing Good for Someone Else”

In Everett Davis’s own words, he gravitates to “doing good for someone else.” Retiring after a career in a bank’s accounting department, Everett found that hi...

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