First Harvest at The Farm

some photos from the evening courtesy of Joshua Segraves of Serviam Photography… For more information on The Farm & how you can become a part of the story, please visit The Farm initiative page. We are thankful for the partnerships that make all of this possible.  Thank you to all of those people in our community that have been a part of planting the seeds, pulling the weeds & turning the soil.  You have made this possible. Additional thank you’s to the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Services ,...

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“Is there anything else you need?”

…the following is from Jennifer who is coordinating the Laundry Love Springdale efforts.   Thanks to people like Jennifer our community is working together to care for those in need in practical ways.  A Mother Gets Relief Despair is being the mother of a 3-month old, a 2-year-old and a 6-year-old and not having money to buy diapers or wipes; and not having beds for your children to sleep on; and worrying that there is not enough money to feed your family.  Hope is receiving a helping hand and a friendly smile; being given diapers and wipes for your children; getting...

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“Love Human, Do Good”…the !deation Conference

Emily Kaler, Katelyn Graves & Brad Godwin along with Samaritan Community Center friends Debbie Rambo & Jen Boyle travelled to Los Angles to participate in the !deation Conference.  We asked for some thoughts and take-aways from their time there. From Emily… So what is !deation? Technically, it is a non-profit conference, but after experiencing it I would better describe it as a safe place to be inspired. And even though I have never been to a non-profit conference, I could tell upon arriving this was like no other non-profit conference before. The creative experience was...

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Planting day again at The Farm

April 10th was another planting day at The Farm; we had a bunch of children with their families out making it all happen. Had opportunity to grab few minutes with Seth Haines about why he was out there today. Whrrl Story of the day…   More check-ins at The...

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From 1,287 to Laundry Love Rogers, the Story Continues

We asked Scott Page to share about how the story of compassion continues to be told here in NW Arkansas When Mollie and I first got involved with Cobblestone Project, Laundry Love was the place we connected because we saw the value in people having their basic need of clean clothes met.  Only later did we discover that clean clothes were just a small part of why we were there. Later that summer when Cobblestone Project asked people in NWA to gather around the issue of homelessness through the 1,287 initiative (with Mark Horvath founder of InvisiblePeople.tv) we were impacted that there are...

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