HOPE NWA 2011…grace

On Tuesday of last week we had the distinct privilege of serving alongside some amazing NW Arkansas organizations and incredible people to participate in HOPE NWA 2011.  Final numbers will be released soon, but we are told that over 350 families/people were served during the one day resource event held at Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. HOPE NWA 2011 began 3 years ago by Dr. Kevin Fitzpatrick, Professor and Jones Chair in Community Director, Community and Family Institute, and it is incredible to see how the community has come alongside to support those in need. We had the...

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Homeless Students in Fayetteville Public Schools

This past week we had the pleasure of having Mark Horvath, founder of InvisiblePeople.tv, come back to Northwest Arkansas for a short visit.  Mark first visited NW Arkansas in 2009 to share his story at 1,287 Stand Up & Be Counted Homeless Awareness Rally. Mark had an opportunity to sit down with Marian Riner, Families in Transition Coordinator for the Fayetteville Public Schools, to talk with her about how the Fayetteville Public Schools are caring for students in their school district who are homeless. Full blog post: Homeless Kids in Public Schools: Interview with Marian Riner,...

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Winter’s Approaching (The Farm Weekly Update)

It’s hard to believe that the 2011 Farm season is slowing beginning to come to an end.  It’s been an incredible Fall season and we truly the recipients of many blessings as we are celebrating bountiful harvest over the past few weeks. The season isn’t over yet, but we were overwhelmed last week when we realized we’ve had over 1,000 different people come and serve at The Farm this season.  We are humbled, honored and encouraged to live in such an incredible community that has chosen to invest their time with us.  Words fail so we simply say thank you! The Farm Weekly...

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HOPE NWA 2011

Veterans, homeless, and those in need in Northwest Arkansas will be served at HOPE NWA 2011 resource event.  This event will provide free medical, vision, dental screening, haircuts, clothing, groceries, legal advice, and Veteran’s services. We are excited to be participating with the community to serve our community & we are excited that InvisiblePeople.tv Founder, Mark Horvath, will be returning to NW Arkansas to serve with us.  Mark has been an incredible friend to our community beginning at our 2009 “1,287 Stand Up & Be Counted Homeless Awareness Rally“. ...

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A Perfect Fall (The Farm Weekly Update)

It’s Harvest time at The Farm!!!! What an amazing time at The Farm this fall. Absolutely perfect conditions and we are being blessed with an incredibly bountiful harvest. We are truly thankful for all the of the people in our community who have continued to support our efforts and we are thankful to the bringer of the rain for His provision. We have some amazing events and opportunities approaching this fall and we hope you can join us. The Farm Fall Harvest Party, 1st Annual Fayetteville Crop Mob, 2012 Subscriptions will soon be on sale, and Planting Classes are just a few of things...

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