CauseCast.org article “Ten Things You Should Know About Poverty In America”

Ten Things You Should Know About Poverty In America by SARAH NELSON, Contributing Writer posted on CauseCast.org The overwhelming statistics of global poverty often overshadow the very real issue of poverty in America. With the collapse of the housing market and a painfully stagnant economy, millions of Americans are facing hunger, homelessness and unrelenting debt. Just like the billions of global citizens trapped in poverty around the world, impoverished Americans often find themselves oppressed by a cycle that makes it difficult to break free. Poverty and homelessness are not synonymous,...

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NWA Haiti Relief Info & Next Steps

Thank you to all who attended the NWA Haiti Relief meeting on Tuesday, May 26th.  It was amazing to see all of those with a deep desire to make a difference in the lives of the people of Haiti. A few things were clear… There are many relief efforts already underway by the incredible people of NW Arkansas. We all have a lot to learn. No one organization or group can do this alone, and there are many opportunities to increase the impact through collaboration and communication. Thank You! Thank you to Craig Miller of Thirst No More & Chris Marlow of Help End Local...

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May 26th Update on The Farm

We caught up with Gary out on The Farm for an update. If you would like to get involved with The Farm, please visit The Farm initiative...

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The Garden & connecting with Samaritan Community Center

The Garden initiative has been in operation since Sept of last year and it has continually been in a process of shaping, evolving & finding new ways to serve our Community.  In that spirit, we are excited to announce a shift of the Jones Center kitchen team to relocate to the We currently have an incredible relationship with Debbie Rambo, Executive Director of Samaritan Community Center, and her team through the Our Step initiative, Laundry Love, The Farm & now we hope to build upon it through these efforts.  It’s exciting to see how the original vision of World...

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NWA Haiti Relief Collaboration Meeting May 25th

Over the past few months many incredible people from NW Arkansas have been a part of Haiti relief efforts. It has been incredible to see the local response to the unimaginable needs in Haiti, but we know this community is incredible.  Those efforts in Haiti are making an impact as they partner with some incredible organizations with operations on the ground in Haiti. The resolve of these organizations in the face of incredible difficulty is truly inspiring. One thing is common to all the relief efforts in Haiti, they must be incredibly effective, effecient & sustainable. It is with...

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