“Present in the City”

We would like to invite everyone to a special gathering of the Cobblestone Project.  It will be an evening to pause, to celebrate and be a community that is present. We are finding that being “Present in the City” may be one of the most difficult things to do; however, we know that loving and serving our Community begins with being present. Our Guests We have invited Greg & Michele Russinger to be our guests for the evening and share their story of what it means to be “Present in the City”.  Greg and Michelle are Founders of Just One and currently live in...

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Laundry Love Springdale Update

From Jennifer… Hi, Just wanted to say “thank you” so much for serving alongside us this Saturday. In addition to washing 67 loads of laundry, we were able to… provide a hot lunch & a warm place to seek refuge from the cold give a young lady a warm coat provide many families with groceries connect one young lady with the emergency dental service at SCC. Her mother has a bad tooth & no dental insurance so has been unable to pay for treatment. send many families home with extra soup (from World Garden) provide families with shampoo,...

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Matt Miller Exclusive Art Showcase benefiting Our Step initiative

With winter weather upon NW Arkansas, the need for shelter and housing is in the spotlight. The Our Step Housing Initiative has been the receipient of so much incredible energy as the Christmas Matching Gift final results are coming in shortly.  We are happy to have more help to add to the momentum as the Our Step initiative will be the recipient of proceeds from Matt Miller‘s exclusive showcase on Jan 20th. Matt is showcased in the January issue of CitiScapes Magazine and his work is loved by so many people both within our community and across the US.  We are so...

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Update on Seven Hills Homeless Center Winter Shelter Opening

Quick update from Michael at Seven Hills on their opening to handle overflow shelter needs during extreme NW Arkansas cold weather. Update from Brad Godwin… In the past 24 hours, Northwest Arkansas has heard there was a need and responded above and beyond what we could have ever hoped or imagined.     All day long 7 Hills Homeless Center was flooded with donations of pillows, blankets, sheets, cots, sleeping bags, coats, and food.  It is amazing to see a community be called to action and respond abundantly.   Last night we housed over 20 individuals who would...

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Photos from Cobblestone Project Green Room at D.C. (December 2009)

December’s Cobblestone Project Green Room was a great evening in a new great location.  The Green Room was held at the Cobblestone Project D.C. (distribution & collection) space that will be used to support the various initiatives of the Cobblestone Project and other Non-Profit agencies & initiatives (i.e. Our Step). December’s Green Room covered the Our Step Christmas Matching Gift Opportunity, the goals & objectives of the D.C., Cobblestone Project Volunteer Hub and time for initiative breakouts. Next Green Room will be on January 17th at the Cobblestone...

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