Day #102: Give with Urban Ministry in Fayetteville, NC

Our oldest daughter said Urban Ministry was one of her favorite places to volunteer.  The more hands-on our volunteering projects are, the more our girls love it. Urban Ministry's heart is for their local community. They (1) teach adults reading, writing and math, (2) provide food and clothing, (3) mentor youth, and (4) organize home repairs - particularly for women over age 55. The four of … [Read more...]

Day #76: Give with Crisis Pregnancy Center in Bristol, TN

We volunteered today at the Crisis Pregnancy Center here in Bristol. The center is a safe place for pregnant women to get educational materials, support throughout their pregnancy, and even clothes for their new baby (0-4T) - all for free. The four of us sorted through boxes of clothing donations. We separated items by size, gender, and season. Our oldest daughter was a pro at putting everything … [Read more...]

Day #71: Give Hand-Me-Downs

Today, we spent most of the day with friends. They have two kids who are roughly the same ages as our girls so everyone had a great time. We ate pizza together for lunch at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. It was like a giant indoor greenhouse - full of flowers, water fountains, and restaurants. Then, we all ate dinner together in our fifth wheel - fajitas, homemade bread, and vanilla ice cream for … [Read more...]