Christmas Time

When approached by a friend of Cobblestone Project, we were humbled by their idea to throw a Christmas party benefitting Laundry Love Project. Friends and family gathered as they normally do to celebrate Christmas, but with a new reason for celebration. Thanks to the McIntyre Family for hosting this amazing party and gifts that will go to benefiting our community.   Our Community:   “One of my favorite parts of Christmas time is throwing a Christmas party!  There’s just something about coming together with friends and family, sharing good food, hot chocolate and lots of...

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Beyond Laundry

Many times, we are unable to capture the amazing things that happen at Laundry Love NWA. Currently, we operate 4 Laundry Loves in Northwest Arkansas. We have selfless families who continually give up their Fridays to help our community. Our volunteers always look beyond doing laundry  to hearing and sharing stories with those engaged in Laundry Love. When you participate in LLP you easily see the relationships that have been formed outside the walls of the laundromats. Recently, the Springdale edition of Laundry Love saw a need beyond laundry, and helped provide local students with school...

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Cobblestone heads to D.C.

  Last week, Cobblestone participated in a forum at the White House. We received an invitation from the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, and the Office of Public Engagement to participate in a meeting to discuss the important role that social innovators play in expanding opportunity and addressing social issues. We were so honored and excited to be a part of this, and loved getting to meet some true world-changers. Faith-based social innovators from all over the country came together for this event. The day...

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Help-Portrait NWA 2012 Senior Session

For many of us our senior year of high school is all about planning a senior trip, getting your senior photos taken, no longer worrying about our ACT score and anticipating the exciting future on the horizon. For others, their senior year is full of worries and stresses, usually things that young adults shouldn’t have on their shoulders. Help-Portrait NWA longs to assist the latter group with the gift of photography by giving them a glimmer of hope and self worth through photos. On April 28, Help-Portrait NWA had the privilege of working with several high school students. With 2...

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For Valentine’s Day with Love

We are so thankful to Mrs. Creekmore’s 1st Grade at R.E. Baker Elementary Class for their amazing Valentine’s Day Laundry Love donation. Together these amazing 1st Grader’s gathered laundry detergent & quarters to donate to help the Laundry Love efforts all over Northwest Arkansas.  In total, their efforts will help over 20 families with clean clothes and a warm smile. Their actions are a testament to the power of everyone to make a difference in serving your community however young or old you may be. Through the simple sharing of a story these 1st graders joined some...

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