A time for thanks & giving at The Garden

As a part of the overflow from The Garden initiative, Rick & Cindy Boosey opened World Garden for a traditional Thanksgiving meal to anyone that may not have been able to enjoy otherwise. Starting 6 am and lasting until approx. 9 pm, over 150+ volunteers gathered to spend a little time giving back to our community.  It was truly a special day that began with distributing meals throughout NW Arkansas to… those who are served through Laundry Love Springdale Peace at Home Shelter Springdale Housing Authority Individual families who could not come to...

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‘Laundry Love’ monthly initiative cleans clothes, creates community (NWA Arkansas News)

The Laundry Love teams & all of the people that have made Laundry Love possible in NW Arkansas have been truly honored by the recent article in the NW Arkansas Newspapers by Bettina Lehovec ‘Laundry Love’ – Monthly Initiative Cleans Clothes, Creates Community For more information on how to get involved in Laundry Love in NW Arkansas, please visit the Laundry Love initiative page or spend a few hours with us at one of our “Green Room” evenings. A special thanks to Just One for listening to the needs of their community from which Laundry Love...

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…beyond Laundry Love

The past couple weeks have been exciting as the efforts by the remarkable people involved in Laundry Love have continued to be an example of why we continue to move along. We have a couple short stories to share (this is the first); however, before we share them we have a disclaimer. "This posting will not do these stories anywhere close to the justice they deserve." The first story started in Sept of 2008 when first Laundry Love in NW Arkansas off the ground.  Since then, they have continued to return to this little laundromat in South Fayetteville with no other agenda other than to be a...

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point8 & The Garden cross paths at Restoration Village

…it was another great day at Restoration Village & Children’s Advocacy Center. the thunder of those bikes signaled that fast approaching company that was lending a helping hand as we were joined by the “Bikers Against Child Abuse“.  What an incredible crew that was united by the desire to make sure that “No Child Should Live in Fear.” We took a few pictures to share… After all had settled and the leaves were gathered in nice, neat piles…we heard the voices of children.  Children who knew what piles of leaves were...

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Springdale Laundry Love Project kicks off…

What an amazing to watch the Springdale Laundry Love kick off at the Park Street Laundromat.  Hearing the stories it is clear that in one day a  new community is beginning to form. The Springdale team was blessed to received a generous donations from KLRC & Arvest Bank…read about it here. Here’s a first hand account of the day and some pictures… From Amy Glover… Here’s a couple of short stories.  I had a chance to visit with “G” who used to have a great job as a truck driver.  He’s originally from Louisana and...

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