Overflow of Joplin Donations Benefiting NW Arkansas

Thanks to Thirst No More & Calvary Baptist Church of Joplin, Northwest Arkansas is receiving the benefit of overflowing donations that had been sent to Joplin immediately after the tornado. Craig Miller, Executive Director of Thirst No More & Disaster Relief Coordinator for Calvary Baptist Church in Joplin, contacted Cobblestone Project last week to ask if we could help direct some overflowing donations they had received and could not find a place for in Joplin. Brad Melton took at flatbed trailer to Calvary Baptist and receive two pallets of baby formula that was delivered to...

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Joplin

It started with a phone call. The University of Arkansas wanted to donate 300 mattresses to the Cobblestone Project.  Unsure of their future, we took them and loaded them in our Distribution Center. When the tornado hit in Joplin, MO we had people calling, willing to help and wondering what action to take.  We were soon made aware of immediate needs Joplin had.  Water, food and shelter were at the top of the list, and because we had mattresses we knew we could help. From that point on, different individuals and groups rallied together to help meet a specific need.  The Church at Arkansas...

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Joplin. Susie’s Story. Renewal and Hope.

Susie, pictured at right in the camo shirt, tugged at my heart today. Her and her husband have been long time Missouri residents, currently living in Carthage, but calling Joplin home. It is where they grew up and spent many years with the family business. It is home for Susie, and her father still resides there running the business. She came when she heard the news from her father who had taken shelter with others in their basement during the tornado. Susie’s father runs a mobile home park, and apartment complexes. They did at least. They did until the tornado tore through everything...

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Joplin. Susie’s Story. Renewal and Hope.

Susie, pictured at right in the camo shirt, tugged at my heart today. Her and her husband have been long time Missouri residents, currently living in Carthage, but calling Joplin home. It is where they grew up and spent many years with the family business. It is home for Susie, and her father still resides there running the business. She came when she heard the news from her father who had taken shelter with others in their basement during the tornado. Susie’s father runs a mobile home park, and apartment complexes. They did at least. They did until the tornado tore through everything...

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Joplin Lovin’

Hey friends! We just wanted to share with you guys the latest happenings with us and the Joplin relief efforts! We have a way into Joplin on Wednesday with another group from NWA! Just a note:: this is just the beginning of the efforts, we know this is a long process and needs will be continuous, we just would like to do what we can being that basic necessities are our speciality. Our plan? Tuesday night:: PACK BAGS!! We will be packing bags at The Belford Group at 5 pm. The address is 2175 Stone Chapel Lane in Fayetteville. *the bags will be a “mini” version of our normal bag....

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