The Garden Photos from Sept 27

Huge thank you to everyone that help make it all possible!    If you would like to get involved with helping feed our community, visit The Garden initiative page for more...

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Change.org Article – “Sleep Out for the Homeless: Worst Fundraiser Ever”

Change.org Article “Sleep Out for the Homeless: Worst Fundraiser Ever” by Dominic Mapstone is an incredible perspective on how homelessness awareness sleep outs can be used in the wrong way.  Here is the opening paragraph… “Sleep-Outs for the Homeless” are staged around the globe to raise money and awareness for homeless. But don’t let the name fool you – instead of being a gritty, real-life glimpse into the devastation of homelessness, they are simply glorified slumber parties. (click to read more) Additionally, we are truly humbled by Mark...

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Photos from World Garden Launch Day

Photographs courtesy of see original story “a World Garden kind of day, and they weren’t even...

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…reflections on Shear Kindness

We had the opportunity to sit and chat with Chandra Perkins, the owner of Mia Bella Salon in Bentonville and founding partner of Shear Kindness, to hear her story and reflections on the initiative she and Brittney Moore created as a way to serve those in need. Shear Kindness started in Aug of 2008 (click for story), and was created as a way of providing professional salon treatment to women and children who are in a crisis time of their lives, specifically those who come from backgrounds of abuse and neglect. Listen in… Shear Kindness started with a haircut but it has become about so...

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the Incredible Hearts of Bella Vista…

On Sept 12th, Sue Rowen, Pat Okeson, Mary Middleton and Jan Horswell represented Cobblestone Project at the Bella Vista Community Outreach Fair and it was beautiful. Browse a few pictures and then read on… …we are honored and humbled by the incredible actions of these incredible ladies. Their hearts and actions are moving communities to love unconditionally and serve our neighbors in need. Truly inspiring. At the fair these ladies showcased the various initiatives to include Shear Kindness, Laundry Love Project, Our Step and the Harvest feeding program with World Garden in...

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