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 #81: Give with MANNA FoodBank in Asheville, NC

Today we volunteered at MANNA FoodBank - an organization that collects, stores, warehouses and distributes food to accredited non-profits throughout 16 counties in Western North Carolina. They ship out over 8 million pounds each year. Their operation was clean and organized...a feat that not all non-profits have mastered. After a tour of their two warehouses, our family joined a group of … [Read more...]