Fayetteville Men’s March Against Violence

On Oct 28th, will you join with others in our community to stand against Domestic Violence? Connect on Facebook at Facebook.com/FayettevilleMensMarch

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Curtis…

..the Our Step program has been quietly moving forward over the past year, and this month we have the unique privilege of being able to share publicly Curtis’s story of hope. Curtis is the 7th Our Step candidate to enter the program & it is a true honor to come alongside him during this season of his life to watch his story of hope come to life.  Curtis now has a job at the Samaritan Thrift Shop, a place to call home through Our Step, and most importantly a new outlook on life. Our Step is a collaborative housing initiative started by Seven Hills Homeless Shelter, Northwest ...

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Shear Kindess Updates & Thoughts (from Chandra Perkins)

From Chandra… When we first started Shear Kindness in Aug of 2008, we had the idea of getting one salon committed to serving one location in need regularly. Now almost a year and a half later Mia Bella has sucessfully been serving and building relationships with the children and women at Restoration Village. As we continue those relationships, it is also our goal to branch out by connecting other salons in the area with others in need to serve them on a regular basis. We also have many other long term goals and some one hit wonders on the drawing board. Right now we have so many...

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…reflections on Shear Kindness

We had the opportunity to sit and chat with Chandra Perkins, the owner of Mia Bella Salon in Bentonville and founding partner of Shear Kindness, to hear her story and reflections on the initiative she and Brittney Moore created as a way to serve those in need. Shear Kindness started in Aug of 2008 (click for story), and was created as a way of providing professional salon treatment to women and children who are in a crisis time of their lives, specifically those who come from backgrounds of abuse and neglect. Listen in… Shear Kindness started with a haircut but it has become about so...

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