A visit that was Hardly Normal

From July 23rd to July 27th, NW Arkansas had a visitor that we can honestly say was Hardly Normal. Mark Horvath, the creator of InvisiblePeople.tv, stopped in NW Arkansas on his InvisiblePeople.tv road trip as he documents the stories of the homeless across the US. We will have more reflections and stories from his visit, but take a moment to read Mark’s thoughts from his recent visit. Road Trip just started and communities are...

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1,287 Just Around the Corner

It’s Wed night and there are few moments of quiet before all the activity really fires up tomorrow once Mark Horvath arrives in town on the InvisiblePeople.tv Road Trip. Just a few thoughts… First, regardless of what happens on Friday night, these past few weeks have truly been incredible.  One of the goals in doing this was to bring increased awareness to the issue of homelessness in NW Arkansas.  That goal has solidly been met. That goal was met by a group of incredibly focused people who knew that it all depended on them to make this happen.  People like Dustin...

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“Laundry Love Project: Beautiful Chaos” – Rogers Hometown News

Rogers Hometown News “Laundry Love Project: Beautiful chaos” http://www.nwanews.com/rhtn/News/5330/ To get involved with Laundry Love Project, send an email to LLP@cobblestoneproject.org. You can follow Josh and Jennifer Arkins on...

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Rogers LLP celebrated the 4th of July at the Westwood Laundromat (by Jennifer Arkins)

From Jennifer Arkins…. Rogers LLP celebrated the 4th of July at the Westwood Laundry Mat. We had everyone out serving up hot dogs, washing and folding, and continuing to build relationships with our regular guests (we even had a donation of very gently used stuffed animals that were a huge hit with the kids!) While our typical crazy numbers were lower, the amount of love and kindness was just as high. The smaller number of guests made our usual chaotic night much more laid back. It gave all the helpers time to stop and engage with our guests. Relationships were strengthened,...

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