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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Help Portrait NWA

Our Community A few weeks ago, Cobblestone was approached by a local family to hear about the needs in NWA. Rhonda Greenway  and her family were tired of the materialism around Christmas. She once heard that “the best antidote to materialism is giving.” She decided to do something about it. She challenged her family and friends to give for 30 days leading up to Christmas. Their family is intentionally giving of their time, talents, or money every day for 30 days. We were so honored when they asked to participate in Help Portrait last Saturday giving of their time and...

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Art in the Park- 6 Months!

Today’s post comes from Chloe Seal, initiative leader of 3 Bags in 2 Days. Art in the Park is a one-a-month event in Walker Park in South Fayetteville. We invite the under-resourced in our area to come to the park and to paint. We provide all the art supplies and serve dinner as well. People can come for a few hours and just be. People can come and let out whatever is going on in their lives and have a chance to freely express themselves through painting.   Tonight was so special. 6 months into Art in the Park and I couldn’t be any more in love. As if I’m not already...

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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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30 Days 4 Change!

April was a whirlwind of a month, and we loved every minute of it! The students at Bentonville High School who participated in “30 Days 4 Change” did an amazing job. With the help of Scott Herron, Teacher and Student Advisor, the groups were able to accomplish a tremendous amount for local organizations. We are excited to announce that winner of the first ever 30 Days for Change & a grant of $1,000 is….LifeSource International. Congratulations to the student group who made this possible- Kelly Xia, Emily Sellers and Shelby Thompson. Thanks to Kevin Fitzpatrick, Corrie...

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