Campground Sponsor: Fayetteville/Wade KOA in Wade, NC

Fayetteville will be a town we remember as "friendly." Everywhere we went, we were greeted with smiles. We stayed at the KOA just north of town in the suburb of Wade. The campground staff was very professional and kept the grounds in immaculate shape - even the sand in the sandbox was raked. This KOA just happens to be half way between New York and Florida so it is a convenient stopping … [Read more...]

Day #107: Give Your Family Rest

***We have committed to give our family rest each Sunday. Read more here. … [Read more...]

Day #106: Give with The Army’s Army in Fayetteville, NC

Today, we put together care packages with The Army's Army at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville. The care packages included handwritten notes, hygiene items, books, non-perishable food items, and playing cards. The packages will be sent to deployed men and women as gifts of encouragement and gratitude for serving the country. Our girls had a great time packing 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...]