Day #119: Give to U.S. Tornado Victims

Just a few miles away from our campground in Gloucester, VA there is a public school that was demolished by a tornado a few weeks ago. The storm was so severe that the school had to permanently close. We've driven by the ruins a handful of times while we have been here. Each time, we are reminded how much devastation a tornado can do to a community and that we need to be praying for the … [Read more...]

Day #105: Give your Carpentry Skills in Fayetteville, NC

Yesterday, I received a message from a man wanting to tell me about a unique group of men who serve their community by repairing homes - for free. Today, Kayla (my four-year-old) and I met this gentleman at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church in Fayetteville. On one end of the church's property is a series of garages filled with tools and equipment to be used to help anyone in need of home … [Read more...]

Day #103: Give with the Salvation Army in Fayetteville, NC

Today, we visited the Salvation Army's community center and emergency shelter in Fayetteville. All services are free, but the goal isn't to give "hand-outs." Instead, the Army wants to give "hand-ups." Their programs operate with the intention of helping people heal "physically, emotionally, and spiritually." Here are four ways to volunteer with the Fayetteville Salvation Army: 1) Help serve … [Read more...]